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2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Thursday Photo Gallery & Round-Up

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 5, 2012 @ 5:45pm

Not wanting to repeat the mistakes of the previous day -- especially with our Thursday choice for "Artist of the Day", Good Old War, leading off the night -- we arrived to Bird's Hill Park for Day 2 of the Winnipeg Folk Festival before the first notes chimed off the main stage.

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2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Wednesday Photo Gallery & Round-Up

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 5, 2012 @ 12:52am

Arriving to Bird's Hill Park and the Winnipeg Folk Festival grounds a bit late on the first night of the festival unfortunately meant missing some very talented artists in Snowblink and James Vincent McMorrow (luckily this wasn't our only opportunity to hear either of them, as they'll both be part of the "Your Indie Heart" workshop on Friday afternoon).

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2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Live tweeting, interviews, daily photo galleries, and more!

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 4, 2012 @ 5:34am

2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival Coverage:

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2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 21, 2011 @ 1:20am

Despite its relatively small size, Winnipeg knows how to throw a summer party! From late June until the end of August, this prairie city known mostly for its cold winters and newly-returning hockey team comes alive with festival after festival celebrating music, theatre, and culture.

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2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Sunday Photo Gallery

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 12, 2011 @ 7:59pm

The Winnipeg Folk Festival finished its five-day celebration of folk, roots, and traditional music on Sunday with another day of beautiful (and sunburn-inducing) weather and a solo performance by Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy.

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2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Saturday Photo Gallery

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 10, 2011 @ 3:59pm

Saturday was a busy day for ShowbizMonkeys.com at the 2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival! We interviewed a couple critical and audience favourites -- Vancouver singer/songwriter Dan Mangan and Winnipeg folk-pop band Imaginary Cities.

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2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Friday Photo Gallery

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 9, 2011 @ 1:26pm

Friday evening brought the first rain of the festival (not the most fun for our first night camping at the festival campground), but most of the day was sunny, hot, and humid. Highlights from Friday's line-up included Dan Mangan, k.d.

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Folk Fest Interview: Rosalyn and Vanessa of Winnipeg country-roots band Oh My Darling

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 8, 2011 @ 9:33pm

Unfortunately, as we alluded to yesterday, there won't be any big posts for the next couple days from the Winnipeg Folk Festival, as the exhaustion (and let's face it, fun) of camping is taking up a lot of our time over the weekend.

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Tegan and Sara energize the usually chilled Winnipeg Folk Festival crowd on Thursday night

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 8, 2011 @ 2:40am

Thursday night at the 2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival featured some pleasant surprises, but it was indie folk mainstays Tegan and Sara who rocked the Bird's Hill Park field to a delighted and uncharacteristically raucous crowd.

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The 38th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival kicks off Five Days in July with Wednesday headliners Blue Rodeo

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 6, 2011 @ 11:21pm

Back in 1993, the iconic Canadian roots-rock band Blue Rodeo released their album Five Days in July, probably their most defining work in their nearly three decades as a band.

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