Feb 21 – 23, 2020

Winterfolk XVIII News December 29, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII News December 29, 2019

Dec 30, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII News December 30, 2019 Below: Jack de Keyzer Guitar Jam at Winterfolk XVII (last year) Visit the Winterfolk Website 3 Days Left – Advance Wristbands on Sale –  Order Now Save 40% on wristbands $15.00l Dec 31 til Wristbands Allow admittance to more than 90 performances. See all the performers listed at right. No...

FYI Music Digest

FYI Music Digest

Dec 23, 2019

Toronto’s annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival turns 18 in 2020, and has made a major change. Written by Kerry Doole, FYI Music Digest – Long based in a cluster of venues in the Danforth and Broadvew area, it is now moving to The Annex. Five stages will be set up at The Tranzac Club and its neighbour, The Annex Hotel, with over 100 artists...

Winterfolk XVIII is Set for February 21st, 22nd & 23rd in Toronto’s ANNEX

Winterfolk XVIII is Set for February 21st, 22nd & 23rd in Toronto’s ANNEX

Dec 19, 2019

Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Sets the Stage for 2020 Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival Sets the Stage for 2020 More than 100+ Artists on 5 Stages for 3 Days of Music Reprinted with Thanks from Music Express, December 2019 – With Winterfolk XVIII around the corner, time is running short for local...

Winterfolk XVIII Newsletter Dec 11, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII Newsletter Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII News December 8, 2019 Winterfolk Has A New Home Winterfolk XVIII is celebrating its 18th year and its move west from the city’s east end, to Toronto’s Historic Annex neighbourhood. More than 150 artists will perform on five stages during the annual 3-day festival February 21-23, 2020. Three of the stages are in the culturally significant...

Abigail Lapell

Abigail Lapell

Dec 10, 2019

2017 Canadian Folk Music Award Winner for Contemporary Album of the Year; new album GETAWAY released 2019 Call it prairie noir, or Canadiana desert rock: Abigail Lapell sings haunting, gorgeous modern folk songs. The Toronto vocalist, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist has released three acclaimed solo albums. Her 2017 sophomore release, Hide Nor Hair, won the...

Collette Savard and the Savants

Collette Savard and the Savants

Dec 6, 2019

Steely Dan and Fleetwood Mac go wandering through the backwoods playing songs you’ve never heard before With her palette of acoustic folk instruments, Collette whittles out of her imagination beautiful song gems. She brings them to you wrapped in the exciting package of her band of seasoned masters, The Savants. With her palette of acoustic folk...

Kevin Breit

Kevin Breit

Dec 6, 2019

Stony Plain Recording artist. Kevin Breit is a Canadian musician who has traveled the world making music. Kevin Breit has recorded with Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, k.d. Lang, Hugh Laurie, Cassandra Wilson, Holly Cole, Jane Siberry, Serena Ryder, Taj Mahal, Irma Thomas and countless others. Known for his inimitable guitar playing, exquisite lyrics and eccentric...

Suzanne Jarvie

Suzanne Jarvie

Dec 6, 2019

New Sophomore CD In The Clear Released January 2019; Winner, 2019 Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award for All In Place Canadian Americana singer, songwriter and guitarist Suzanne Jarvie is about to embark on her second 2019 European tour supporting In The Clear and is thrilled to be back at Winterfolk 2020 playing music in the TO community! Suzanne Jarvie is out...

Soozi Schlanger

Soozi Schlanger

Dec 1, 2019

Songs from the Heart Contest runner up You know her as Swamperella – Toronto’s Queen of Cajun…that little power house that can rock a room and can get anyone up dancing…anytime…anywhere! What happens to ‘Swamperella’ once the party is over and everyone has gone home? Soozi Schlanger’s solo project soozimusic,...

Sonic Peach Music

Sonic Peach Music

Dec 1, 2019

Sonic Peach Music is a Record Label focussing on great music in multiple genres, and released in high resolution audio format.   The founding SPM artists will perform in this showcase – Laura Fernandez, Q&A, and Howard Gladstone. Note to all musicians: be sure to record in HD format to future proof your work, as HD streaming and downloading...

Swamperella

Swamperella

Dec 1, 2019

Swamperella is not only Canada’s own Cajun/Zydeco band with 22 years under their shiny belts – Swamperella is an experience! What puts the swamp into Swamperella? Driving accordions – Gutsy fiddling- Sultry vocals and a Killer rhythm section that pumps out a ’cant sit still ’ authentic Cajun / Zydeco groove. Whether acoustically, at back porch b b q...

Brian Blain

Brian Blain

Dec 1, 2019

Slow-cooked, solid-groove story-telling blues from this year’s recipient of the Maple Blues “Blues Booster” lifetime achievement award Brian Blain, a mainstay of the Toronto blues scene since the early 90s and a well-respected “elder statesman” of the blues will be playing tunes from his upcoming CD.  Brian has been a...

Ben Sures

Ben Sures

Dec 1, 2019

Past John Lennon and Isc songwriting contest winner, Irrelevant show cast member and touring artist. Super fun singer songwriter and storyteller.Great guitar player, fun to watch, memorable songs. Ben Sures is a Winnipeg folk festival raised singer songwriter known for his great performances and songwriting. He has toured across Canada, done numerous Homeroutes...

Donné Roberts

Donné Roberts

Dec 1, 2019

2 times Juno Award winner and 3 times Juno Award nominee. New release on Nov 2019 – Donné Roberts ONWARD Donné Roberts is a guitarist and a singer songwriter.  Donné Robert’s music makes winter feels like summer. African blues & jazz with joyful groove from Madagascar. www.donneroberts.com...