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Things to Do in Winnipeg While in Town for the Winnipeg Folk Festival

Things to Do in Winnipeg While in Town for the Winnipeg Folk Festival

Whether it’s your first time dancing in the sun or your annual gathering, you simply cannot say that anything is better than the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Spanning four days and nine stages, this event brings live music that fills hearts and creates memories you’ll be talking about for decades to come.

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Participate in the Manitoba Cultural Policy Review

Participate in the Manitoba Cultural Policy Review

Hey Folkies, we need your help!

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Guest Blog: My Winnipeg Folk Fest Experience

Guest Blog: My Winnipeg Folk Fest Experience

I’ve always been a lover of folk music. For me, folk represents everything that is powerful about music. Folk music literally means “music for the people,” making it one of the best ways to connect with others from across the globe. For this reason, I’m always on the hunt for opportunities to attend festivals while feeding my travel bug at the same time.

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Daytime Schedules Announced

Daytime Schedules Announced

The festival is fast approaching and we’re excited to announce that our daytime schedules are ready for you! Here’s a taste of some of the workshops you’ll find on the schedule.

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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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