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Dispatches from the Winnipeg Folk Festival – Day 4 (Sunday)

1:30 p.m.: The first show I checked out on my lazy Sunday was Julien Baker at the Green Ash stage. Baker, an American indie folk artist from Memphis, has a voice like none other.  Her show was mostly a one-woman ...
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Dispatches from the Winnipeg Folk Festival – Day 3 (Saturday)

12:30 p.m.: Arrived at Folk Fest more prepared than ever for the weather. With temperatures going to be nearing 35 celsius, I put loads of ice in my water and came prepared with a blanket to sit on. Hot days ...
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Dispatches from the Winnipeg Folk Festival – Day 2 (Friday)

11:30 a.m.: Arrived at Folk Fest again with easier than expected parking. Very impressed with how they keep the cars moving considering there are so many people here! Wandering in, we quickly discovered a fruit cart courtesy of Jardins St-Léon ...
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Fortunate Ones are a treat for fortunate festival-goers

Playing as tweeners between Elle King and John Butler Trio+ on the first night of the Winnipeg Folk Fest, Fortunate Ones, the indie-folk duo from Newfoundland, were making the crowd sway and sing as they performed tracks from their latest ...
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Dispatches from the Winnipeg Folk Festival – Day One

5:00 p.m.: I arrived at Folk Fest with minimal traffic entering the festival, which was pleasant. Thursday seems to be the slower day of the festival, since the only shows going on are at the main stage in the evening, ...