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Festival Lineup Coming March 10

Festival Lineup Coming March 10

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Matt Andersen Drops New Album Same Day He Plays Winnipeg

Matt Andersen Drops New Album Same Day He Plays Winnipeg

Winnipeg music fans get a belated holiday gift this February 26th when Matt Anderson hits the stage at the Burton Cummings Theatre just as his latest album lands on store shelves.

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Wintersleep March 31 at The Park Theatre

Wintersleep March 31 at The Park Theatre

Looking for an entrancing show to shake off the Winnipeg winter? Grab your tickets to Wintersleep at The Park Theatre on March 26th! The JUNO award winning alt-rockers are back with their sixth release, The Great Detachment, out with Dine Alone Records this March.

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It’s a Dirty Job, but the Best Job

It’s a Dirty Job, but the Best Job

By Thomas Epp, Festival Campground Enviro Crew

As long as I can remember I’ve loved music which is obviously one of the reasons I keep coming back to Folk Fest every year. The main reason I keep coming back every year, however, is so that I can have a volunteer shirt that smells like old beer even a year after the festival. That’s right - I’m talking about sorting empties on the Campground Enviro Crew.

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store Closing Its Doors

Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store Closing Its Doors

After much deliberation, the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store will close its doors on December 31. With the change in music-buying trends, we’ve seen declining revenues over the past few years and have made the difficult decision to say goodbye to the store at the corner of Albert and Bannatyne and focus on what we do best – presenting live music in our community.

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Art and Animation in the Festival Campground

Art and Animation in the Festival Campground

It’s no secret that the Festival Campground is magical place. For five days every July, thousands of us gather in that big, green field in Birds Hill Park to connect with each other, create and dance to music, and commune with nature.

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