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Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival

Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival

Reprinted with Thanks from Live Music Ontario   Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is on Brunswick Ave (Near Spadina and Bloor) in Toronto Feb. 21-24, 2020. It’s an  all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof...

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Winterfolk Artists

Winterfolk Artists

Winterfolk XVIII presents a stellar line up of artists this year. Check out the performers list. 

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Wristbands

Wristbands

Discount Valid to January 30, 2020 Advanced wristbands at $15.00! Avoid line ups in the cold. Order early to avoid disappointment – can sell out quickly! Avoid lineups at the door.  A wristband allows entry to over 90 Winterfolk performances...

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The Queen Street Cowboys

The Queen Street Cowboys

Winterfolk this year is proud to present the return of Glen Hornblast & the Queen Street Cowboys ! Winterfolk this year is proud to present the return of Glen Hornblast & the Queen Street Cowboys playing their blend of Americana and...

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Ken Whiteley

Ken Whiteley

7 Juno nominations for his own recordings in Blues, Roots, Traditional & Children’s categories 20+ Canadian Maple Blues Award nominations, Best Blues song for "Everybody has the Blues" (OCFF/FMO 2007) Estelle Klein Lifetime Achievement Award...

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Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival 2020 Announces Full Musical Lineup

Winterfolk XVIII News December 29, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII News December 30, 2019 Below: Jack de Keyzer Guitar Jam at Winterfolk XVII (last year) Visit the Winterfolk Website 3 Days Left - Advance Wristbands on Sale -  Order Now Save 40% on wristbands $15.00l Dec 31 til...

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FYI Music Digest

FYI Music Digest

Toronto’s annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival turns 18 in 2020, and has made a major change. Written by Kerry Doole, FYI Music Digest - Long based in a cluster of venues in the Danforth and Broadvew area, it is now moving to The Annex....

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Toronto’s 18th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival 2020 Announces Full Musical Lineup

Winterfolk XVIII Newsletter Dec 11, 2019

Winterfolk XVIII News December 8, 2019 Winterfolk Has A New Home Winterfolk XVIII is celebrating its 18th year and its move west from the city’s east end, to Toronto’s Historic Annex neighbourhood. More than 150 artists will perform on five stages...

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Winterfolk Artists

Abigail Lapell

2017 Canadian Folk Music Award Winner for Contemporary Album of the Year; new album GETAWAY released 2019 Call it prairie noir, or Canadiana desert rock: Abigail Lapell sings haunting, gorgeous modern folk songs. The Toronto vocalist, guitarist and...

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Collette Savard and the Savants

Collette Savard and the Savants

Steely Dan and Fleetwood Mac go wandering through the backwoods playing songs you've never heard before With her palette of acoustic folk instruments, Collette whittles out of her imagination beautiful song gems. She brings them to you wrapped in...

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Kevin Breit

Kevin Breit

Stony Plain Recording artist. Kevin Breit is a Canadian musician who has traveled the world making music. Kevin Breit has recorded with Norah Jones, Rosanne Cash, k.d. Lang, Hugh Laurie, Cassandra Wilson, Holly Cole, Jane Siberry, Serena Ryder, Taj...

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Suzanne Jarvie

Suzanne Jarvie

New Sophomore CD In The Clear Released January 2019; Winner, 2019 Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award for All In Place Canadian Americana singer, songwriter and guitarist Suzanne Jarvie is about to embark on her second 2019 European tour supporting...

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Soozi Schlanger

Soozi Schlanger

Songs from the Heart Contest runner up You know her as Swamperella - Toronto's Queen of Cajun...that little power house that can rock a room and can get anyone up dancing...anytime...anywhere! What happens to 'Swamperella' once the party is over...

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Sonic Peach Music

Sonic Peach Music

Sonic Peach Music is a Record Label focussing on great music in multiple genres, and released in high resolution audio format.   The founding SPM artists will perform in this showcase - Laura Fernandez, Q&A, and Howard Gladstone. Note to...

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