2016 Winnipeg Folk Festival Live Updates

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 6, 2016 @ 3:58pm

See ShowbizMonkeys.com's interviews, photos, videos, and highlights live from #WFF2016, plus some of our favourite posts from around social media.

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2016 Winnipeg Folk Festival Preview: Top picks for each day of the fest, plus our 2015 video highlights

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 6, 2016 @ 2:39pm

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is one of Canada's longest-running music festivals, and is a favourite not just amongst local music fans, but of performers and audience members well beyond the Manitoba borders.

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Interstellar Rodeo Winnipeg Preview: What is it, who's coming, and why should you go?

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  August 12, 2015 @ 1:33pm

Interstellar Rodeo -- a music festival started by Canadian indie label Six Shooter Records in Edmonton, Alberta in 2012 -- has come to Winnipeg for the first time in 2015, setting up shop at the Forks from Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16.

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2015 Winnipeg Folk Festival Live Updates

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 9, 2015 @ 1:23am

See ShowbizMonkeys.com's interviews, photos, videos, and highlights live from #WFF2015, plus some of our favourite posts from around social media.

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2015 Winnipeg Folk Festival Preview: This year's must-see acts, an interview with Artistic Director Chris Frayer, & video highlights from 2014

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 7, 2015 @ 7:28am

The Winnipeg Folk Festival has been going strong on the Canadian prairies for over four decades. Music, community, environment, food, fun -- these are all integral parts of what makes the Winnipeg Folk Festival so special year after year. There are travellers from across Canada and the U.S.

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Interview: Canadian rock band Mounties (Hawksley Workman, Steve Bays, and Ryan Dahle) - Part I

Posted by: Paul Little  //  December 25, 2014 @ 9:46pm

Mounties is a Canadian "supergroup" (in a quaint, Canadian sort of way) consisting of Hawksley Workman, Ryan Dahle (of Limblifter), and Steve Bays (of Hot Hot Heat).

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #053 with Hawksley Workman

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  December 15, 2014 @ 2:49pm

Canadian singer/songwriter and national treasure Hawksley Workman joined me over the phone in the UMFM studio.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #046 with Bahamas

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 22, 2014 @ 11:14am

Bahamas is Afie Jurvanen, a Toronto, ON-based singer/songwriter raised in quiet-lake-surrounding city of Barrie. It was there that his industrious nature picked up a few tricks on the guitar. He adopted the moniker Bahamas for his 2009 debut record Pink Strat.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #043 with Fred Penner

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 1, 2014 @ 7:00am

Hey kids! It's Fred Penner! The legendary Canadian singer/songwriter has spent the past four decades entertaining children and adults alike. In the late 70s he captured national attention with his rendition of Harry S. Smith's "The Cat Came Back". In 1985, His engaging and endearing live show made its way to national television.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #041 with Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner of Red Moon Road

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  September 17, 2014 @ 1:35pm

Red Moon Road are on the fast track to becoming Canada's favourite campfire band. Their sound is rooted in tradition but capitalizes on the genre's ability to transcend time. The folk trio spent their summer plucking, strumming, and singing for festival-goers across the country.

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