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Sep 12 2012

Winterfolk 10th Edition Festival Deemed Outstanding Success

Folk Alliance International will participate to launch second decade

Anyone who attended the 2012 landmark tenth anniversary edition of Toronto’s Winterfolk Roots and Blues Festival on February 16-20, 2012 knew they were part of a vibrant local roots community that has grown constantly during the last decade. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08 2011

WINTERFOLK X PREVIEW SHOW – SNEAK PREVIEW / BENEFIT @ THE MOONSHINE CAFÉ IN OAKVILLE, SAT. DEC 10 @ 8:30 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PLEASE RETAIN FOR LISTINGS

 

WINTERFOLK X PREVIEW SHOW

– SNEAK PREVIEW / BENEFIT @ THE MOONSHINE CAFÉ IN OAKVILLE, SAT. DEC 10 @ 8:30 PM

 

WHO: The Reverend Max Woolaver, The Wanted, HOTCHA!, Phonogarde, Brian Gladstone, Richard Henderson, Bob Ryder and John Jackson

WHAT: Winterfolk X Preview Show & Benefit

WHERE: Moonshine Café, 137 Kerr St, Oakville / 905-844-2655

WHEN: Saturday, December 10 @ 8:30 pm

TICKETS: $10 (all funds go towards support of artists of Winterfolk X)

WEBSITES: www.winterfolk.com  / www.moonshinecafe.com Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24 2011

WINNERS – Winterfolk Audition @ The Moonshine Cafe, Oakville, Ont

 

Hi Everyone,

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 2nd round of Winterfolk Festival auditions held at The Moonshine Cafe – Oakville, ON

 

WINNERS:

JAY AYMAR www.jayaymar.com

A YELLOW FIELD www.ayellowfield.com   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05 2011

Hot Stouffville Artists Fuel Winterfolk Showcase

Jim Priebe and Winterfolk Roots & Blues Festival Present…

A Winterfolk Sneak Preview

 

HOT STOUFFFVILLE ARTISTS FUEL WINTERFOLK SHOWCASE

– SATURDAY, JAN 15 @ 8:00 PM THE EARL OF WHITCHURCH PUB IN STOUFFVILLE, ON

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Dec 14 2010

Winterfolk Auditions in Peterborough, Ont

Hi Everyone,

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 7th round of Winterfolk Festival auditions held at Montreal House (The MoHo) in Peterborough, ON Friday night. Some astoundingly great performances.

 

WINNERS:

JIMMY BOWSKILL www.jimmybowskill.com  

ANDREW QUEEN www.andrewqueen.ca

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Dec 11 2010

WINNERS @ WINTERFOLK AUDITION @ Maxwell’s Music House in Waterloo, ON

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Hi Everyone,

We would like to congratulate the winners of the 6th round of Winterfolk Festival auditions held at Maxwell’s Music House in Waterloo, ON last night. Good humour and talent abounding!

 

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Dec 02 2010

Winners of Hamilton Audition

Hi Everyone,

We would like to congratulate the winner of the fourth round of Winterfolk Festival auditions held at The Casbah Lounge – Hamilton, ON last night. Unusually small turn out for Hamilton but big talent nonetheless.

 

WINNER:

MATTHEW DE ZOETE www.matthewdezoete.com Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16 2010

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS! – WINTERFOLK IX AUDITIONS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PLEASE RETAIN FOR LISTINGS

WINTERFOLK IX AUDITIONS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU!
– ROOTS AND BLUES FESTIVAL RUNS FEB 17 –21, 2011

WHAT: LIVE AUDITIONS FOR WINTERFOLK IX ROOTS AND BLUES FESTIVAL Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01 2010

WhiStle Radio receives donation of 100 folk CDs

WhiStle Radio receives donation of 100 folk CDs

– Posted in Good stuff… by Jim on November 21, 2008

WhiStle Radio has received a donation of 100 CDs, consisting mainly of folk, blues and roots music from Brian Gladstone. Brian is big in the Toronto Folk scene, and is creator and organizer of Winterfolk, an annual folk festival held in mid-winter in Toronto. More information about winterfolk can be found at http://www.winterfolk.com Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25 2010

Announcing Winterfolk IX – Feb 18 – 21 2011

The ninth edition of Toronto's annual Winterfolk has been scheduled for Feb 18-21, 2011. Further details will be announced on this site as they become available, as it is still in the early planning stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25 2010

Songs For A Better Planet – Volume IV – Gulf Coast Edition

Now Accepting Submissions – Submit OnLine, or Via Mail – Submit via Sonicbids, or send track, contact info, and check for $20.00 to  to The Association of Artists for A Better World, 4936-182 Yonge St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M2N-6S3
 
"We can use our voice to change the world; there is magic in our words…"
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Feb 10 2010

Join WINTERFOLK FANS on Face Book

Winterfolk Listings on Face Book All are invited to join Winterfolk Fans on Facebook – share your comments,  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14 2010

WEALTH OF WINNERS AT WINTERFOLK VIII – FEB 12-15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PLEASE RETAIN FOR LISTINGS  WEALTH OF WINNERS AT WINTERFOLK VIII ARTIST LINEUP FOR ROOTS AND BLUES FESTIVAL FEB 12-15, 2010 Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07 2010

WINTERFOLK VIII – TWO SNEAK PREVIEW SHOWS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PLEASE RETAIN FOR LISTINGS WINTERFOLK VIII – TWO SNEAK PREVIEW SHOWS – FUNDRAISER @ THE MOONSHINE CAFÉ IN OAKVILLE, JAN 14 & 15 Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06 2010

Winterfolk VIII Looking for Volunteers

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Dec 17 2009

WINTERFOLK VIII – MARK THE DATE!! – FEB 12-15, 2010

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PLEASE RETAIN FOR LISTINGS  WINTERFOLK VIII – MARK THE DATE!! – FEB 12-15, 2010 – PLUS TWO PREVIEW SHOWS @ THE MOONSHINE CAFÉ IN OAKVILLE  TORONTO – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009 – Mark it in your calendar! Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08 2009

Dec 1 Winterfolk Audition Winners Announced

 Hi Everyone, The Winterfolk team has now concluded the auditions for the upcoming 2010 festival. We would like to congratulate the winners of the Winterfolk Festival auditions held at The Black Swan Tavern in Toronto Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28 2009

CONGRATS TO WINNERS @ WINTERFOLK AUDITION @ The Black Swan in Toronto Dec 1st

 Hi Everyone,  We would like to congratulate the winners of the Winterfolk Festival auditions held at The Black Swan Tavern in Toronto on Tuesday night.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06 2009

CONGRATS TO WINNERS @ WINTERFOLK AUDITION @ the Moonshine Cafe

Hi Everyone, The Winterfolk Team would like to congratulate the winners of the Winterfolk Festival auditions held at Oakville's Moonshine Café last night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21 2009

Congrats to Winner of Winterfolk Audition – THE BLACK SWAN

Oct 20, 2009 Hi Everyone, The Winterfolk team would like to congratulate the winners of the first ever Winterfolk Festiavl auditions held at the Black Swan on Tuesday night.   WINNERS: AMY CAMPBELL THE HUMAN STATUES   Both artists won a spot in the upcoming Winterfolk Festival which runs Feb 12-15 2010, so if you haven't seen them perform yet, please come to the festival and check them out! FOr more info www.abetterworld.ca   A huge thank you to all of the amazingly talented artists who auditioned and thoroughly entertained! Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18 2009

MUSICIANS CAN AUDITION FOR TORONTO FESTIVAL

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MUSICIANS CAN AUDITION FOR TORONTO FESTIVAL

Peterborough will host auditions next month for a chance to perform in a Toronto roots and blues festival. The Winterfolk VIII Roots and Blues Festival is set to run Feb. 12 to 15 in Toronto and organizers are holding auditions across Ontario this winter. Interested Peterborough musicians get a chance to audition at The Spill Café on Nov. 11 from 9 p. m. to midnight, a press release states. There is no cost to audition and two artists will be hired at each venue — based on audience voting and a festival jury, the release states. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14 2009

Winterfolk auditions at The Black Swan

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Oct 14 2009

WINTERFOLK VIII AUDITIONS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU!

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Oct 17 2004

Youth Showcase at OCFF Sponsor

 

Ontario Council of Folk Festivals Conference

October 15 – 17, 2004

Youth Showcase, Guelph Ontario Canada,  Sponsored Youth Performer Innis Papagianis.

 

 

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Aug 30 1111

Spotlight On Brian Gladstone – Founder of A Better World

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BRIAN GLADSTONE

Founder of A Better World

Brian Gladstone, the man behind the scenes,  is this month's feature story.

By Paul Rawski – Brian has positively touched the lives of many people throughout his adventures as a master finger-style guitar player, active touring singer-songwriter, music producer, founder and organizer of 'The Association of Artists for a Better World', as well as devoting much of his energy to raising his three children as a single parent. Read the rest of this entry »

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