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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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Interview: Meric Long and Logan Kroeber of San Fransisco indie alt-rock band The Dodos

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 12, 2011 @ 5:49am

There are lots of bands and musicians out there who are really impressive recording artists, but maybe not the most exciting (or even very good) in a live setting. For some, it's just a case of utilizing a lot of great production that can't translate, while others are clearly aided in the studio and just can't cut it in on stage.

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Interview: Rising Canadian singer/songwriter James Struthers

Posted by: Paul Little  //  February 18, 2011 @ 1:21am

In the relatively short time he's been a full-time musician, singer/songwriter James Struthers has been compared to several established and popular artists. And while the comparisons may be fairly accurate, saying Struthers sounds like Jason Mraz or John Mayer doesn't fairly represent how fresh and original he and his music really is.

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