ShowbizMonkeys.com is sometimes lucky enough to cover major events and festivals in film, music, comedy, and pop culture. Whether a major international spectacle like the Academy Awards or a more regional festival like the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, we're on the scene with interviews, photos, video, and special commentary.

2019 Winnipeg Folk Festival Preview: What to expect, who to see, and a throwback to last year's fest

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 11, 2019 @ 12:38am

Let's start with some honesty: the original version of this 2019 Winnipeg Folk Festival preview piece was almost complete when a couple accidental clicks of the mouse sent hours of work into the digital ether.

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2018 Winnipeg Folk Festival Preview: Who to see, how to keep up, and a look back at last year

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 4, 2018 @ 1:02pm

The Winnipeg Folk Festival celebrates its 45th year in 2018, and here at Showbiz Monkeys, we're celebrating our 10th year in a row of covering this much-loved prairie music festival.

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2017 Winnipeg Folk Fesetival Preview: Big names, hidden gems, incredible locals, and some cool stuff from 2016

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 6, 2017 @ 9:51am

The summer festival season in Manitoba, on the Canadian prairies, is always an exciting time.

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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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2013 Winnipeg Folk Festival: Ongoing live coverage with tweets, photos, videos, interviews

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 11, 2013 @ 5:15am

The Winnipeg Folk Festival has certainly undergone some changes over the years.

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

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 7, 2012 @ 12:01am

Friday at the Winnipeg Folk Festival is always the first full day, with daytime workshops and concerts taking place at the various smaller stages throughout the festival grounds. While the workshop idea isn't completely unique to Winnipeg, for many artists, it's not only a new idea but in some cases, even intimidating.

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