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Interview: Celtic folk singer and multi-instrumentalist Loreena McKennitt

Posted by: Paul Little  •  October 17, 2009 @ 8:37pm

At this past summer's Winnipeg Folk Festival, I got the chance to see some incredibly amazing performers, both young folk acts just coming into their own, as well as some classic names in folk and roots music. Between Loudon Wainwright III, Arlo Guthrie, Elvis Costello, and Loreena McKennitt, there was no shortage of legends hitting the stage.

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The Winnipeg Folk Festival wraps up with Patrick Watson, Loreena McKennitt, and satisfied folkies

Posted by: Paul Little  •  July 13, 2009 @ 5:44am

The 36th Annual Winnipeg Folk Festival came to a close on Sunday night with a main stage performance by Celtic folk icon Loreena McKennitt, while over at Big Blue @ Night, Great Lake Swimmers finished things off. Prior to that, Patrick Watson (and his band, now called The Wooden Arms) awed and amazed at Big Blue, while legendary folk singer Arlo Guthrie pleased the big crowd on the main stage.

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