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Winterfolk XVI Feb 16-18

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Winterfolk Update February 11, 2018   -   Volume 16 Issue 5

Winterfolk XVI Blues & Roots Festival

Only 5 Days to Go Till Winterfolk! 


Toronto's Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is on the Danforth, Feb. 16-18, 2018. It's an  all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you'll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music, emulating a multi-stage rural summer festival.

More than 150 artists will be performing at five venues over three days. The festival community stages and various themed musical workshops with something for everyone to enjoy.

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Wristbands allow admittance to over 90 performances for $20.00

Winterfolk Wristbands allow entry to see more than 100 artists in about 90 shows during the Winterfolk weekend. Wristbands are sold on entry at all of the Winterfolk venues for $20.00

Winterfolk Tickets Now on Sale

History of Blues Guitar and Modern Day Jam


Sunday, February 18, 2018

Evolution of Blues Guitar – soloJack de Keyzer performance – From Robert Johnson to Jimi Hendrix

Annual Winterfolk Blues Guitar Jam– Jack is joined by guitar aces Mike McKenna, Danny Marks, D’Arcy Wickham, Tony Quarrington, Noah Zacharin & more

Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave., 2nd Floor Stage, 1:00 pm, Doors open at 12:30 pm. (wristbands not required)  $15.00 advance, $20.00 door 


The Blues of Winterfolk


Sunday, February 18, 2018


Co-Presented by the Toronto Blues Society

Al Lerman, Kim Doolittle, Julian Fauth, David Essig

 Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor) 154 Danforth Doors open at 7:00. Music Starts at 8:00. (wristbands not required)


$15.00 advance, $20.00 door



The Artists ofBorealis


Saturday February 17, 2018


Jon Brooks, Mose Scarlett, Ken Whiteley, Anne Lederman

with Host Alex Sinclair ofBorealis records

Doors open at 6:00 Music Starts at 7:00. Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor) 154 Danforth  (wristbands not required)






$15.00 advance, $20.00 door


Acoustic Harvest Presents

Sunday February 18, 2018

Laura Bird, Jory Nash, David Bradstreet & Mystery Guest

Host Lillian Wauthiershowcases artists from her monthly concert series. 

 Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor) 154 Danforth Doors open at 5:30 pm. Music starts at 6:30.  (wristbands not required)

$15.00 advance, $20.00 door




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A Winterfolk Wristband allows entry to all these artists

Abigail Lapell

Acoustic Harvest

Al Lerman

Alfie Smith

Andy Griffiths

Anne Lederman


Bobby Dove

Brampton Folk Club

Brian Gladstone

Brian Jantzi & The Lost Mariachis

Clan Hannigan

D’Arcy Wickham

Danny Marks

David Bradstreet

David Essig

David McLachlan

David Storey

Dirty Dishes

Durham County Poets

Glen Hornblast

Harpin’ Norm Lucien


Howard Gladstone

Jack de Keyzer

Jerome Tucker Band

Jessica Pearson & The East Wind

Jon Brooks

Jory Nash

Julian Fauth

Kat Goldman

Ken Whiteley

Kim Doolittle

Laura Bird

Laura Fernandez

Linda Saslove

Lynn Harrison

Maggie & Mr. Rogers

Melanie Peterson

Meredith Moon

Mike McKenna

Moscow Apartment

Mose Scarlett

Mponda Kalunga

Mr. Rick

Musically Yours


Noah Zacharin

NSAI Toronto

Ori Dagan

Peter Verity

Piper Hayes

Rob Lutes

Sabrina Soares


Sean Peever

Sebastian Agnello

Seneca College Independent Music Presents

Sharron Katz

Signe Miranda

Smokey Folk

SPEAK Music Presents

Steve Raiken

Sue and Dwight

The Achromatics

The Best of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show

The Bridge

The Max Woolaver Band

The Moonshine Cafe

Tia McGraff

Tony Quarrington and Zoey Adams

Wayne Neon

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