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Four Questions About Human Rights with Bruce Cockburn

Four Questions About Human Rights with Bruce Cockburn

This weekend, Winnipeggers eagerly awaiting the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will gather at The Forks for the grand opening celebrations. We were thrilled to partner with the Museum to curate three shows happening this weekend.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: Top 10 Folk Fest Songs of Summer

Wailin’ Wednesday: Top 10 Folk Fest Songs of Summer

We’re starting a new blog series called Wailin’ Wednesday – a weekly round-up of folk related news, music and folkin’ good reads.

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Four Questions About Human Rights with Ashley MacIsaac

Four Questions About Human Rights with Ashley MacIsaac

Armed with a fiddle, Ashley MacIsaac is a musical force to be reckoned with and the pride of Cape Breton. We were thrilled to include him in the Canadian Concert for Human Rights line-up at The Forks on September 20, which also features Buffy Sainte-Marie and Bruce Cockburn. We had the opportunity ask him a few questions about human rights.

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Four Questions About Human Rights with Shad

Four Questions About Human Rights with Shad

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights just released the full line-up of music and performances that will take place at RightsFest – happening September 20 and 21 – a celebration for the opening of the museum. We partnered with the museum to curate the Canadian Concert for Human Rights on September 20 and are thrilled to have Canadian hip-hop artist Shad perform.

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Winnipeg Folk Fest Session with Grace & Tony

Winnipeg Folk Fest Session with Grace & Tony

It was a pleasure discovering the music of Nashville, TN’s Grace & Tony at Folk Fest this summer. Their self-proclaimed “punkgrass” music could be heard on many stages over the festival weekend - a genre that sprung up organically when Tony met Grace and they began jamming together, combining his punk-rock sound with her gospel and bluegrass style.

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Three Questions About Human Rights with Buffy Sainte-Marie

Three Questions About Human Rights with Buffy Sainte-Marie

Curating the Canadian Concert for Human Rights for the opening of the Canadian Museum of Human Rights is an exciting opportunity for us. The diversity of music we have lined-up for September 20 at The Forks will make for a truly special day.

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Winnipeg Folk Fest Session with Fortunate Ones

Winnipeg Folk Fest Session with Fortunate Ones

We are thrilled to share this Winnipeg Folk Fest Session with festival performers Fortunate Ones, featuring the song “I’d Wait For Anyone Who Would Wait For Me,” off their album The Bliss, due out this fall.

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Live @ The Folk Exchange Concerts!

Live @ The Folk Exchange Concerts!

We are excited to present these shows at The Folk Exchange! Our cozy music venue is located in the heart of the Exchange District at 211 Bannatyne, right behind the music store. The Folk Exchange is a licensed space so you can enjoy a drink while you take in the great music we have lined up.

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