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Artisan Gifts for the Kiddies!

Artisan Gifts for the Kiddies!

We’ve selected great Hand-Made Village artisans this year and some of them are making amazing toys and clothes for kids.

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4 Random Questions with Esmé Patterson

4 Random Questions with Esmé Patterson

With the release of her third full-length album We Were Wild and a collaboration with festival friend Shakey Graves, Esmé Patterson is taking the Winnipeg Folk Fest stage! She was the co-founder of Paper Bird, another 2017 Folk Fest performer. She’s got a sweet voice cut with a sultry edge and you’re not going to want to miss her on Main Stage Friday, July 7 at 6:00 PM. We asked her some fun questions, check out her answers below.

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4 Random Questions with The Suitcase Junket

4 Random Questions with The Suitcase Junket

Matt Lorenz wears many hats. He’s a self-taught throat singer, junk-percussion creator, album cover artist AND he has a cool moustache. His “band” is formed by a resurrected dumpster-diamond guitar, an old oversized suitcase, a hi-hat, a gas-can baby-shoe foot-drum, a cookpot-soupcan-tambourine foot-drum, a circular-saw-blade bell and a box of bones and silverware that operate much like a hi-hat. Creating everything from the music and instruments to visual art, Lorenz is present in every bit of his craft.

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Announcing the 2017 Stingray Young Performers

Announcing the 2017 Stingray Young Performers

Learn more about the Stingray Young Performers Program and 40 young performers who will be taking part this year.

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2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest Merchandise

2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest Merchandise

2017 Winnipeg Folk Fest merchandise.

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Folky Food Feature: Fair Trade Products

Folky Food Feature: Fair Trade Products

A feature for food vendors that will be at the festival offering fair trade products.

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