Postcards from Winnipeg Folk Festival 2016.
Another year, another Winnipeg Folk Festival. Here is a smattering of moments from a long weekend full of experiences and memories – one digital postcard chosen to represent each day.
Wednesday: Get out to the festival site! At the break of dawn cyclists gather against the Winnipeg skyline to pedal out to Birds Hill Park.
Thursday: Relax the evening away listening to the first musical performances of the festival.
Friday: Artists are thrown on stage together and workshop magic begins. Over at Shady Grove each Friday of the festival groups of young performers take to the stage. This is a group hug of The Crooked Brothers and the young performers they mentored after they laid down some top-notch performances.
Sunday: Goodbyes. Sheena Rattai of Red Moon Road looks out on a crowd of satisfied folks as they close out the final workshop of the festival: a stage full of Manitoba musicians proudly representing the great music this province has to offer.