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Who’s Ready for More Music?

Who’s Ready for More Music?

Hear All Year! The music doesn’t stop after the festival.

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2015 Folk Fest Raffle Winners

2015 Folk Fest Raffle Winners

We had some fabulous prizes up for grabs in the 2015 Winnipeg Folk Fest raffle.

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The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 4

The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 4

Teal Neal doesn’t often speak in the third person like a super hero, but that’s how Teal Neal is feeling right now maybe it is the scorching Manitoba summer day. Teal Neal went wandering through the Handmade Village, ran into a little girl wearing a unicorn head (in this heat!) danced with the folks to Söndörgö at Snowberry, met up with some old tree planting friends by the blue showers and then got misted by these two dudes with pressurized water units on their backs. Teal Neal is very happy. OK enough of that superhero talk.

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The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 3

The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 3

Two Fests in one! Up here at Birds Hill there is a tent city full of arty locations and inventive citizens; some of whom never make it to Main Stage, though they should.

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The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 2

The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 2

My Grampaw (yes, that’s how we spelled it) in Oakbank would bring out an instrument he made for birthdays and holidays made out of a VW hubcap and a chunk of hockey stick for the neck.  He called it his Diddley-bow. It only had one string, but it made a good noise when we sang Happy Birthday or Auld Lang Syne.

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The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 1

The Adventures of Teal Neal at Folk Fest, pt 1

I saw these barefoot dudes playing music by La Cuisine backstage, serenading the carrot choppers and people waiting to get on the shuttle bus.

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