A Brief History of Winterfolk

As told through posts, news items, images, press releases, and more

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...

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Melanie Peterson

Melanie Peterson

Blessed with a voice reminiscent of an early Joni Mitchell, and an ability to imbue her vocals with palpable and authentic emotion, Saskatoon-born, Toronto based singer, songwriter and actress Melanie Peterson has become one of the brightest lights...

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Mandy Goodhandy

Mandy Goodhandy

Mandy Goodhandy will be teaming up with her musical partner as the duo "Lady & the Rambler" Mandy Goodhandy is a singer, comedian, and author who dips into her background of Musical Theatre and Cabaret. Her choices of torch songs and ballads...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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WINTERFOLK BLUES & ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL @ TRANZAC CLUB

WINTERFOLK BLUES & ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL @ TRANZAC CLUB

POSTED BY BK ON MARCH 21, 2020 IN MUSIC REVIEWS, REVIEWS  by Wayne Baggs Reprinted from BK Hats off to Brian Gladstone for pulling it all together. Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival offers an impressive 100 artists performing on 5...

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Paige Rutledge

Paige Rutledge

Brand new single, Without Me, available now on all streaming platforms! Paige Rutledge is a young, energetic performer you don't want to miss. Paige Rutledge is an up and coming Canadian Country artist to watch. Paige has been performing across...

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Kate Mallen

Kate Mallen

2018 Taste of Country Riser Buffalo based singer songwriter and Taste of Country Riser. Kate Mallen is a singer songwriter from Buffalo, N.Y. and a member of NSAI’s Toronto. In 2018 she won Taste of Country’s ‘Riser’ competition and was featured on...

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Yan-Nick Michaud

Yan-Nick Michaud

Canadian barefoot multi-instrumentalist Yan-Nick Michaud spills his out to the stage with a strong sense of love, honesty a humility. With one bare foot rattling various homemade shakers and the other thumping upside the old, rickety, wooden Cajon...

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Just Jillian

Just Jillian

Debut album "What Day Is It" now available Worldwide Just Jillian is a solo artist with a long history in the Toronto music scene.   “The Toronto based artist clearly doesn’t construct her sound around any boundaries of genres with her...

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