Jim Priebe and Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival Present…
A Winterfolk Sneak Preview
STOUFFVILLE TALENT HEATS UP WINTERFOLK SHOWCASE
– SATURDAY, JAN 21 @ 8:00 PM – PASTAGGIO ITALIAN EATERY IN STOUFFVILLE, ON
WHO: Grainne, Marie Lynn Hammond, Laura Fernandez, HOTCHA!, Guitar Boys of Alderon, Cris Cuddy Acoustic Unit, Poor Tom, Erwin Shack and Tom Pullin w/ MC Jim Priebe
WHAT: Winterfolk X Sneak Preview
WHERE: Pastaggio Italian Eatery (2nd floor), 6211 Main Street, Stouffville, ON / 905.642.5617
WHEN: Saturday, January 21 – Doors @ 7:30 pm / Music starts @ 8:00 pm
TICKETS: $8.00 adv. By visiting www.winterfolk.com / $10 at the door
(all funds go towards support of artists at Winterfolk X)
TORONTO – THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011 – For the second year in a row, Stouffville radio personality Jim Priebe and the Winterfolk Festival proudly present a sneak preview of what’s in store at this year’s TENTH ANNUAL WINTERFOLK FESTIVAL. Some of the best local artists from Stouffville and surrounding area will perform at Pastaggio Italian Eatery, Saturday, January 21 @ 8:00 pm. The venue is near the GO station for easy access. For more information and updates please visit http://www.winterfolk.com
Toronto’s Winterfolk X festival – which runs from February 17 – 19, 2012, at a brand new location, The Delta Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto – will present a night of local entertainment as a teaser to the upcoming free, all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof urban blues and roots festival. To add to this sneak preview, co-presenter and host Jim Priebe will also be organizing a local Stouffville artist showcase at the festival in February. Please stay tuned for more information and details on that in the coming weeks.
This preview concert will highlight some of the upcoming festival performers including veteran singer-songwriter Marie-Lynn Hammond, Grainne (originally from the area and now in Peterborough), sultry Latin songstress Laura Fernandez, vintage swing duo HOTCHA!, and expert guitar-pickers Erwin Schack as well as The Guitar Boys of Alderon plus more!
CRIS CUDDY ACOUSTIC UNIT
GUITAR BOYS OF ALDERON
MORE ABOUT WINTERFOLK
Winterfolk was formed to entertain, educate, enlighten, engage and encourage the community about various folk music styles including roots, blues, folk and more. Founded by Festival Director Brian Gladstone, it is run as a division of The Association of Artists for a Better World, a registered non-profit organization in the Province of Ontario, Canada. www.abetterworld.ca
“I SUPPORT ROOTS MUSIC IN TORONTO” badges will also be available again at the festival by donation and they’ll be large enough for artists to autograph them!
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS!
We’re always looking for good volunteers to help out. For eight hours of service over the Winterfolk weekend, volunteers receive access to all shows and artist hospitality lounge, including an invitation to a private party with the artists and more! For more info and to sign up, please visit www.winterfolk.com
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