Winterfolk XV Preview & Benefit

Saturday, January 21st
Acoustic Harvest, Robinson Hall, St.
Nicholas Anglican Church 1512 Kingston Rd.,
Toronto | 416.729.7564
Doors 7:30 pm / Music 8:00 pm 



WHO: Blair Packham, Tony Quarrington, Lynn Harrison, Brian Gladstone, HOTCHA!, Kim Doolittle, Glen Hornblast, Tragedy Ann and Lillian Wauthier as
WHAT: Acoustic Harvest Presents: Winterfolk XV Preview & Benefit
WHERE: Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican Church, 1512 Kingston Rd., Toronto (one block east of Warden Ave.) |416.729.7564

Saturday, January 21st – Doors 7:30 pm / Music 8:00 pm-11:00 pm 
TICKETS: Advance Tickets – $22.00 CAN  ($3.00 discount over door price,


Festival-goers will have a chance to get a sneak preview of what’s in store at the 15th ANNUAL WINTERFOLK BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL when
some of the finest folk, roots and blues artists will take the stage at Toronto’s Acoustic Harvest on Saturday, January 21st. Doors open at 7:30 pm and music starts at 8:00 pm for this event to benefit Winterfolk. Presented by Lillian Wauthier, Artistic Director of Acoustic Harvest along with Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival, the event will include Blair Packham, Tony Quarrington, Lynn Harrison, Brian Gladstone, HOTCHA!, Kim Doolittle, Glen Hornblast, and Tragedy Ann. For more information and updates please visit

Toronto’s Winterfolk XV festival – which will run from February 17-19, 2017, will present a jam-packed night of music as a teaser to the upcoming all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof urban blues and roots festival.

Every year the Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival engages in special preview performances that showcase some of the finest emerging and established talent the city has to offer. We want audiences to get a glimpse of what will be on offer for the upcoming festival.


Acoustic Harvest has been a huge supporter and presenter for the festival and continues its tradition of featuring the finest local, national and international acoustic roots talent, all in cozy setting that (in tandem with Winterfolk values), fosters the building of friendships, community spirit and a love of music and the arts. Hosted by
Acoustic Harvest Artistic Director Lillian Wauthier, artists will perform two sets in the round, which will include singer-songwriter and radio personality Blair
, guitar ace Tony Quarrington, spiritually-inspired singer-songwriter Lynn
, flying finger pickin’ Brian Gladstone, hillbilly swing duo HOTCHA!, blues
belter Kim Doolittle, award-winning troubadour Glen Hornblast and exciting new duo, Tragedy Ann.


Blair Packham 
Tony Quarrington  
Lynn Harrison

Brian Gladstone  

Kim Doolittle

Glen Hornblast 
Tragedy Ann  

MORE ABOUT WINTERFOLK – Winterfolk was formed to entertain, educate, enlighten, engage and encourage the community about various folk music styles including roots, blues, folk and more. Founded by Festival Director Brian Gladstone,
it is run as a division of The Association of Artists for a Better World, a registered non-profit organization in the Province of Ontario, Canada.  

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS! We’re always looking for volunteers to help out. For eight hours of service over the Winterfolk weekend, volunteers receive access to
all shows and artist hospitality lounge and more! For more info and to sign up, please visit 

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