Winnipeg Folk Festival 2011

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THE BASICS

logo WHERE:Winnipeg, MB
WHEN:July 6-10, 2011
TICKETS:
CAMPING: Yes
WEBSITE: Official Site

THE SCENE

The Winnipeg Folk Festival, celebrating 37 years in 2010, is one of North America’s premier outdoor music festivals. It takes place each summer over the second weekend in July in Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada, with the 2010 festival running from July 7 to 11. The festival features music performances, a folk school, programs for young performers and young visual artists, over 100 artisans, children’s programming, a visual art exhibition, and a food village that encourages the use of local, organic and fair trade ingredients.

2011 LINEUP

  • ANDY WHITE AUSTRALIA/IRELAND FOLK
  • ANNIE LOU YUKON OLD TIME
  • BEOGA IRELAND CELTIC
  • BLACKIE & THE RODEO KINGS ONTARIO ROOTS
  • BLIND PILOT OREGON INDIE FOLK
  • BLUE RODEO ONTARIO ROOTS
  • CALADH NUA IRELAND CELTIC
  • CARACOL QUEBEC FOLK
  • CARAVAN PALACE FRANCE NOUVEAU HOT CLUB
  • CHARLIE PARR MINNESOTA FOLK/OLD TIME
  • CHRISTA COUTURE BRITISH COLUMBIA FOLK/SINGER-SONGWRITER
  • CHUCK ET ALBERT PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ACADIAN/COMEDY
  • CHUCK PROPHET CALIFORNIA INDIE FOLK
  • CONNIE KALDOR QUEBEC FOLK
  • CROOKED BROTHERS MANITOBA FOLK/ROOTS
  • DAN CRARY CALIFORNIA FOLK/BLUES
  • DAN MANGAN BRITISH COLUMBIA FOLK/SINGER-SONGWRITER
  • DAVID WAX MUSEUM MASSACHUSETTS FOLK
  • DAWES CALIFORNIA ROOTS/AMERICANA
  • DIRK POWELL LOUISIANA CAJUN/APPALACIAN
  • DJ HUNNICUTT MANITOBA FUNK/DJ
  • FAIRFIELD FOUR TENNESSEE GOSPEL
  • FRAZEY FORD BRITISH COLUMBIA FOLK
  • FUNKY METERS LOUISIANA FUNK
  • GALANT, TU PERDS TON TEMPS QUEBEC
  • CONTEMPORARY FRENCH
  • TRADITIONAL A CAPPELLA
  • GANGA GIRI AUSTRALIA WORLD/ELECTRONIC
  • GREEN FOOLS THEATRE ALBERTA FAMILY/THEATRE
  • HIGH STRUNG ALBERTA FAMILY/AERIAL DANCE
  • IMAGINARY CITIES MANITOBA R&B/INDIE
  • JAUNE TOUJOURS BELGIUM FOLK ROCK/ROOTS
  • JOY KILLS SORROW MASSACHUSETTS STRINGBAND
  • KAT DANSER ALBERTA BLUES/ROOTS
  • K.D. LANG AND THE SISS BOOM BANG ALBERTA FOLK ROCK/COUNTRY
  • LITTLE FEAT CALIFORNIA ROOTS/ROCK
  • LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE NEW YORK FOLK
  • M. WARD OREGON INDIE/FOLK
  • MAMA CUTSWORTH MANITOBA SOUL/DJ
  • MARCO CALLIARI QUEBEC/ITALY BALKAN
  • MATT ANDERSEN NEW BRUNSWICK BLUES
  • MELISSA MCCLELLAND ONTARIO ROOTS/AMERICANA
  • MIGHTY POPO ONTARIO WORLD/BLUES
  • MINOTAURS ONTARIO INDIE/AFRO-BEAT
  • MOUNTAIN MAN VERMONT INDIE/FOLK
  • NAOMI SHELTON & THE GOSPEL QUEENS NEW YORK GOSPEL/SOUL
  • NEW COUNTRY REHAB ONTARIO ROOTS/AMERICANA
  • OH MY DARLING MANITOBA FOLK/ROOTS
  • OMAR SOULEYMAN SYRIA WORLD
  • ORDO SAKHNA KYRGYZSTAN KYRGYZ FOLK
  • PETER ROWAN BLUEGRASS BAND CALIFORNIA BLUEGRASS
  • PUPPET FOLK MANITOBA FAMILY/PUPPET THEATRE
  • RAY WYLIE HUBBARD TEXAS ROOTS/AMERICANA
  • SAMANTHA CRAIN OKLAHOMA FOLK ROCK
  • SARAH JAROSZ TEXAS FOLK
  • SCOTT NOLAN MANITOBA ROOTS/SINGER-SONGWRITER
  • SECRET AGENT 23 SKIDOO NORTH CAROLINA KID HOP/FAMILY
  • SHANE KOYCZAN AND THE SHORT STORY
  • LONG BRITISH COLUMBIA SPOKEN WORD/FOLK
  • SPIRO UNITED KINGDOM CONTEMPORARY BRITISH FOLK
  • TEGAN AND SARA BRITISH COLUMBIA/QUEBEC INDIE/FOLK
  • THE BE GOOD TANYAS BRITISH COLUMBIA FOLK
  • THE DEL MCCOURY BAND WITH THE
  • PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND TENNESSEE/LOUISIANA BLUEGRASS/JAZZ
  • THE JAYHAWKS MINNESOTA FOLK/ROCK
  • THE ONCE NEWFOUNDLAND FOLK
  • THE SECRET SISTERS TENNESSEE FOLK/AMERICANA
  • TIM ROBBINS AND THE ROGUES GALLERY
  • BAND CALIFORNIA FOLK
  • TINARIWEN MALI SAHARAN BLUES
  • TOM FUN ORCHESTRA NOVA SCOTIA INDIE/ROCK
  • TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS JAMAICA REGGAE/SKA
  • TRAMPLED BY TURTLES MINNESOTA NEW GRASS
  • TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA TEXAS FOLK/FAMILY
  • TWILIGHT HOTEL MANITOBA/TEXAS ROOTS

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