Winterfolk XIX Artists

All of the videos were shot by the artists themselves. 

Julian Taylor

Julian Taylor

Evolving creatively is a key goal for any artist, especially for songwriters. Being able to tap into the vein of shared experiences by way of a personalized point of view is a gift the best songwriters are able to build upon from song to song and album to album. Only...

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Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

Acclaimed guitarist, singer, song writer, band leader and producer, Jack de Keyzer rarely sits still. For 46 years or roughly a couple million miles, de Keyzer has been hitting the road, air and studio to bring his brand of guitar driven blues around the globe. With 12 records, 1 DVD, 2 Junos and …

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Ken Whiteley

Ken Whiteley

Ken Whiteley is one of Canada’s most respected “roots” musicians. Drawing on his incredibly rich background in blues, gospel and folk styles, this 7 time Juno award nominee is always a wonderful addition to any festival or concert series. He has played at virtually...

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Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez

Born in Madrid, Laura Fernandez is a versatile singer songwriter pianist whose music merges the genres of pop, jazz and Latin music. Laura Fernandez a modern-day renaissance woman. She is an acclaimed painter, award-winning illustrator and designer, and a popular...

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Melanie Peterson

Melanie Peterson

Blessed with an ability to imbue her vocals with palpable emotion without going over the top, Melanie Peterson, a Saskatoon born, Toronto based, singer-songwriter and actress has become one of the bright lights on the Toronto folk music scene. About friendship,...

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Mandy Goodhandy

Mandy Goodhandy

Mandy Goodhandy, Canada’s first trans woman stand up comic, has had years of experience as an entertainer including singing, dancing and stand-up comedy. A graduate of Sheridan College’s Musical Theatre Program, she will be getting back to her music roots at the...

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Donné Roberts

Donné Roberts

Donné Roberts is a 2 X Juno Award Winner! Donné Roberts is a guitarist, singer and songwriter from Toronto ON Canada. Donné Roberts is a passionate performer. When he hits the stage he carries with him an energy that immediately exhilarates the crowd even if they've...

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Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley

Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley

DIANA BRAITHWAITE - A vintage and classic blues & jazz performer When Diana Braithwaite sings, you hear passion, with sultry stories of life beautifully expressed through music. Born in Toronto, Braithwaite is a descendant of the Wellington County pioneers in...

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Ariana Gillis

Ariana Gillis

Gillis displays a confidence and poise beyond her years.  Ariana Gillis is singer-songwriter who grew up in the heart of Niagara, Ontario. Her ability to tell intricate stories with her songs caught the attention of many heavy hitters in the music industry at a...

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Suzie Vinnick

Suzie Vinnick

A Saskatoon native transplanted to the Niagara Region of Ontario, Suzie Vinnick is the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. Her career has seen triumph after triumph. Among her most recent...

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Q & A – Tony Quarrington and Zoey Adams

Q & A – Tony Quarrington and Zoey Adams

One-of-its-kind Canadian musical duo Q&A — as in JUNO Award-winning Tony Quarrington and his esteemed counterpart Zoey Adams — deliver the second release in their multi-genre triple EP offering, One More FOLK Thing, including lead single “How Do I Love You?” ...

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Sue and Dwight

Sue and Dwight

Contemporary folk music with a few twists. Although Sue and Dwight were born too late to be part of the folk revival of the 1960’s their music embodies the spirit of that time. Both are songwriters whose work focuses on themes of peace, courage, and social justice. At...

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