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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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Newfoundland folk duo Fortunate Ones visit the Winnipeg Folk Festival fresh off releasing new full-length, Hold Fast

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 4, 2018 @ 11:02pm

Newfoundland and Labrador has a population of just over half a million people – smaller than all but one other province.

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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 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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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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Interview: Stephen Sim of "really nice guys" improv duo CRUMBS

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 22, 2012 @ 11:13pm

When one thinks of improv comedy, there are likely a few things that immediately come to mind: Second City, Whose Line is it Anyway?, possibly Upright Citizens Brigade, or maybe even the late Del Close.

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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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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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