The Toronto music festival has announced the first performers for its June event.

Winterfolk Music Festival is proud to announce its inaugural Spring Edition event taking place on June 8, 2024 at Toronto’s historic Redwood Theatre, 1300 Gerrard St. E. This special edition of the festival promises to be a celebration of local talent, culture, and community, showcasing the incredible diversity and creativity of Toronto’s music scene.

For more than 20 years, Winterfolk has been a February staple, but they’re now adding a spring edition to the mix. This lively event continues to celebrate folk, roots, blues, and world music. From its inception, Winterfolk has been dedicated to showcasing local talent and fostering a robust mostly local musical community across different generations. Over time, the festival has contributed over $750,000 to its performers, with more than 80% of its revenue directly supporting the artists.

All of the Winterfolk talent featured at the Spring Edition are local artists, highlighting Winterfolk’s commitment to supporting and promoting the vibrant community of musicians, and by showcasing these talented artists, Winterfolk aims to provide a platform for local musicians to share their artistry and connect with music lovers from across the city.

Wild T and the Spirit

The Redwood Theatre, steeped in history and renowned for its intimate atmosphere, provides the perfect backdrop for this unique musical experience. With its rich acoustics and cozy setting, attendees can immerse themselves in the music and feel a deep connection with the performers.

The Winterfolk Spring Edition will feature a diverse lineup of musicians spanning various genres, from folk and blues to roots and world music. Main Stage performing artists and times include:

Noon | Shawna Caspi
1 p.m. | David Newland
3 p.m. | Brian Gladstone
4 p.m. | Lynn Harrison
5 p.m. | Noah Zacharin
6 p.m. | Issak Bonk
7 p.m. | Mid Century Modernes
8 p.m. | Donne Roberts Band
9 p.m. | Gary Kendall Trio
10 p.m. | Toney Springer’s Wild T And The Spirit
11 p.m. | Garnetta Cromwell

Gary Kendall Trio

Winterfolk will also feature workshops and audience interactive sessions, providing a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with the music and artists on a deeper level while supporting their local community.

“We are proud to showcase the incredible talent of our local artists and support the vibrant music community in Toronto,” said Brian Gladstone, founder of Winterfolk Music Festival. “This event is a celebration of our city’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence, and we look forward to sharing an unforgettable day of music and camaraderie with everyone.”

Garnetta Cromwell

Tickets for the Winterfolk Spring Edition are available for purchase online HERE, with early bird discounts available for a limited time. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the magic of Winterfolk and for fans to continue to support their local artists.

Ticket Prices

$30 until May 20
$35 from June 1 -7 (if available)
$40 at the door June 8 (if available)

For more information and updates, visit or follow the Winterfolk website or Facebook.

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