Programming Highlights The Guitars of Winterfolk – Six Strings at the Speed of Light – Top guitar players across North America meet to play, dazzle you, and then show you how they do it; in a six- sting weekend of performances, documentaries, demonstrations, blues jams, and more … Masters of the Acoustic Six String Terry Tufts Hosts with Mark Sepic David Gillis Vicki Genfan Noah Zacharin Roots of Acoustic Blues Guitar Michael Pickett Hosts songwriters tunes and talk about influences and styles of the great blues guitars masters with Josh White Jr. Mr. Rick Manitoba Hal Jack de Keyzer's Blues Guitar Jam Juno winning blues guitarist invites guests to improv with the band – always exciting host – Jack de Keyzer with Noah Zacharin Danny Marks Mr. Rick Tony Quarrington Manitoba Hal David Gillis Mark Sepic & More Above L-R: Danny Marks, Terry Tufts, David Gillis, Michael Pickett Voices of Youth The Grandchildren of Woodstock -Ryan Schneider hosts the musical prophets of tomorrow who raise their voices on their issues of today. Artists each play for 20 – 30 min. Host and closing set Ryan Schneider with Christa Couture Shawn Sage Layah Jane Eric Alcock Nathan Caswell Mark Weinstock Join the New Roots Revolution Winterfolk Documentaries Songwriting Documentary Award winning songwriters play their tunes and talk about the stories, writing elements and inspirations . Host – Norm Hacking with Greg Quill Kim Beggs Mikel Miller Greg Hobbs Ray Materick Marie-Lynn Hammond Bill Colgate
Songs For Peace Artists play and talk about their songs with themes of inner or outer peace – Host – Honey Novick founder of 'New Songs for Peace' with Contributing Artists to 'Peace Songs For A Better World' CD Laura Fernandez Christa Couture James Gordon David Gillis Roger Ellis David Newland Ron Nigrini Elza
Protest Songs Documentary Singer / songwriters present anthology of their songs with messages of change. Host – Sebastian Agnello with Heather Dale Nathan Caswell Evalyn Parry Shawn SageThe Women of Winterfolk
Lynn Harrison hosts "Women Who Write" song writers play their tunes and talk about what's behind the music, with Layah Jane Evalyn Parry Miranda Stone Michelle Rasky Elza Mary Anne Epp Marie-Lynn Hammond Marg Stowe presents "S'women in Folky-Blues" Modern, traditional and original music, with Suzie Vinnick Nonie Crete Laura Fernandez Michelle Rasky Maureen BrownLinda M presents Girls With Guitars Do Winterfolk!! Six-string wielding females rock the stage with beauty, grace, and supercharged estrogen, performing original tunes with Alison Solo Cheryl Beatty Nonie Crete
presented by Ellen Drake, Connecting Musicians to Success Life on the Road – Tips From the Pros – How to Plan and Manage Successful Music Tours with No Budget – with Michael Picket, Louise Pickett, Gregg Lawless and Linda M Satellite Radio – Airplay for the Independent Artist – Step Into the Future of Radio with GreggTerrance, Founder of Indiepool Running a Single Artist Indie-Label – Heather Dale describes how to Start your own label and make it work for you. Releasing the Songwriter Within – Professional Artist Coach Linda Dessau unlocks the door to your creativity and shows you how to keep it open always!
- Ben Sures Beyond the Pale Bill Colgate Christa Couture Cris Cuddy Danny Bakan Danny Marks David Newland Digging Roots Elza Evalyn Parry General Store Greg Hobbs Greg Quill Gregg Lawless Harrison Kennedy Heather Dale James Gordon Jack de Keyzer Joe Hall Jory Nash Josh White Jr. Keith Thompson Kim Beggs Laura Fernandez Linda M Linda Saslove Mad Violet Manitoba Hal Marg Stowe Marie-Lynn Hammond Mark Sepic Mark Weinstock Mary Anne Epp Michael Pickett Michelle Rasky Mikel Miller Miranda Stone Nathan Caswell Nik Beat Noah Zacharin Nonie Crete Norm Hacking Pat Kelly Ray Materick Rocketbob Rodney Brown Roger Ellis Ron Nigrini Roses In The Snow Russell Leon Band Ryan Schneider Shawn Sage Sebastian Agnello Smith, Funk & Strauss Suzie Vinnick Terry Tufts Vicki Genfan Welcome Karma Woody Russell
Black Swan, Old Nick, Dora Keogh, Allens, Willow Restaurant
Congratulations to the Showcase Winners!
- • Ben Sures, Edmonton
- • Beyond the Pale, Toronto
- • Bob Bennett, California
- • Digging Roots, Ontario
- • Kim Beggs, Yukon
- • Layah Jane, Toronto
- • Rocket Bob, California
- • Smith, Funk & Strauss, B.C.
- • Vicki Genfan, New Jersey
- • Woody Russell, Texas