Stingray Young Performers Program

The Stingray Young Performers Program is an unforgettable musical experience open to talented young folks, ages 14 to 24.

Registration is now open! Apply below.

Program Overview

Music industry sessions, a full day with your mentor and the opportunity to perform on stage at the 2018 Winnipeg Folk Fest!  Sessions and workshops held in the city at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg (603 Wellington Cres.). 

Performances at the Folk Fest site, Birds Hill Provincial Park, MB

Program fee is $175 per applicant, which includes a 4-day ticket to the festival and backstage access for Friday. All Program fees collected if applicant(s) are accepted into the 2018 program.

Who Can Apply?

Musicians aged 14 to 24 – singer/songwriters, instrumentalists, vocalists or bands. Returning participants welcome. Festival dates July 5-8, 2018 (Program starts July 4).

When do I Apply?

Applications are open now! Application deadline is April 30, 2018. 

How to Apply?

Step 1: Apply online

Submit the following:
- Performer and/or group information
- Photo
- 150-word bio describing your musical style, influences and inspirations

Step 2: Follow up by mail/email

Submit the following:
- Copy/print-out of online application confirmation
- Sample of your work: Three-song recording (MP3s preferred) with at least one original song.

Mail to:

Stingray Young Performers Program
Winnipeg Folk Festival
203-211 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3P2
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 or Phone 204-231-0096 

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