XVII Festival News

Dec 18, 2018




Winterfolk XVII Blues and Roots Festival

Mark the Dates – Winterfolk XVII Feb 22-24, 2019

wflogo96dpiBe sure to mark your calendars for the 17th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival taking place February 22-24, 2019 in Toronto. Winterfolk is an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you’ll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music, emulating a multi-stage rural summer festival. More than 150 artists will be performing at three venues and four stages over the three-day weekend.
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Save 40% on Winterfolk Wristbands

Till Dec 31, 2018

Save $10.00 on each wristband for pre orders. The price at the door will be $25.00. Avoid line-ups at the door. Wristbands allow entry to 95 performances over the Winterfolk weekend. Orders received in 2018 will be mailed on Jan 5, 2019. Read More

Artists – Get a Winterfolk Gig 

Read What Winterfolk Offers Artists, and What We Look for in

Fans- Black Swan Feb 12 2015_021 (1)Every year Winterfolk hires more than 150 artists, finding paid
work for them in February! In a typical year we get about 1,000 requests from artist to play our festival.


Follow the link to learn more about how to get a  Winterfolk Gig. We also accept submissions through Sonicbids, which is recommended if you are not local, but all submissions are considered.

Feb 22-24, 2019


Volunteers Wanted

Join the Winterfolk Team!

Winterfolk is a non profit organization, registered in the province of Ontario. We have
no full time employees, and are fuelled by an army of

volunteers. If you have any questions, please contact the
Winterfolk volunteer coordinator
Jen Arima at

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Winterfolk Contact Info




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