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Blog posts in May 2015.

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Who is Tamara Lindeman?

Who is Tamara Lindeman?

Tamara Lindeman AKA Tamara Hope AKA The Weather Station is a woman who goes by many names. Under the alias Tamara Hope, she’s an actor, having played roles in numerous TV shows and films alongside the likes of Jennifer Love Hewitt and fellow Torontonian Aubrey Graham (that’s Drake, FYI). But we’ll come to know the husky voice and staccato string-picking style of The Weather Station when she plays our festival stages in July.

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Get Geared Up! Ride Your Bike to the Festival

Get Geared Up! Ride Your Bike to the Festival

I never thought I could have come this far
Through miles of mountains, valleys, streams
This is the right stuff filling my dreams
So come on, get up on your bike
Ah go on, get up on your bike
        – Luka Bloom, The Acoustic Motorbike

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Inspired Treasures For The Home

Inspired Treasures For The Home

Looking for the perfect accent piece for your home? A handcrafted mug for your coffee is the perfect addition to any morning! This year, four local potters will be selling their ceramics in the Hand-Made Village, with each artisan bringing their own personal style to their work.

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Allow Me To Introduce Myself

Allow Me To Introduce Myself

I’m Teal Neal. I was just eight months old when I had my first Winnipeg Folk Fest experience. I don’t remember much from that weekend (obviously) but my mom, dad and grandparents insist that I had the biggest smile on my chubby little face listening to the likes of Connie Kaldor, James Keelaghan, Wally Landreth, Lyle Lovett, Bonnie Raitt & Johnny Lee Schell serenade me at my first Fest in ’88.

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The Gnomish Kingdom at Folk Fest

The Gnomish Kingdom at Folk Fest

You’ve spent your days in the elements and nights hanging out by campfires and you may, at some point, wonder if those few hours in your sleeping bag are enough to recover from the glorious festival and all its revelry. And then you see a lost gnome along your path.

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