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Winterfolk XI

February 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 2013

Winterfolk is a Free Family Festival Presenting over 200 Artists in 5 venues for 4 Days of Blues and Roots Music

If you are into folk music, then please show your support for the Roots Community.

  • Personal and Family Supporters (New for Winterfolk XI)

  • Corporate and Organizational Partners

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Uniting community and commerce  through music Innovative indoor music festival in winter.

Bringing roots music to downtown Toronto Educating and entertaining our community.

Over 100 artists in seven venues for three days of Roots and Blues Music.

The city of Toronto comes alive during Winterfolk .

small logo" Winterfolk warms souls with rootsy music in Toronto There's a movement afoot to keep us from succumbing to the obvious temptations of hibernation this weekend. It's called Winterfolk." Mary Dickie,  Toronto Sun

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About Winterfolk

• Winterfolk programming supports our community, and offers stages to new and emerging talent.
• Winterfolk is presented by 'A Better World', a registered Not-For-Profit Organization in the province of Ontario.
• Participating venues have reported up to a 100% increase in revenues during the Winterfolk weekend.
• Winterfolk is supported and sanctioned by the Danforth BIA. (Business Improvement Area)
• Winterfolk is a member of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals. (OCFF) 

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Artistic excellence, community and environmental consciousness, respect for tradition: these are just a few of the principles that guide Toronto's Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival board, staff and volunteers when planning each year’s Festival.

Winterfolk is an annual celebration of the finest in contemporary and traditional folk, roots and world music. Now in its 11th year, the Festival has become a staple on the Toronto folk scene, and is the largest unifying force in the local roots community.

Each year, almost 10,000 music enthusiast step outside of their everyday lives to experience three days of magic: to listen to fantastic music, experience new cultures and musical genres, discover the joy of watching artists collaborate in unique ways, spend time with family and friends and even to shop!

In partnership with our sponsors, we can:

• Work with our partners to ensure Winterfolk is a rewarding experience for audience, artists, venues, and sponsors
• Present upcoming and new artists to expand the boundaries and push their artform beyond the edge of convention.
• Innovate and create original programming to unite, educate, stimulate, and entertain the community.
Winterfolk Success Story

Growth and Evolution

Winterfolk is an annual, indoor, blues and roots music festival. It lasts for three days, in seven venues, in the heart of downtown Toronto and features more than eighty artists.

• A free festival, with some paid stages
• Entertainment for the whole family
• Started in 2002, and has grown every year
• Attendance is expected to increase to 10,000 this year
• People come mainly from the GTA, but also from all over Ontario, Quebec and the border States
• Business doubles at the participating venues during the Winterfolk weekend.
• Run by the non-profit 'Association of Artists for a Better World' using a large team of volunteers

Winterfolk is one of Toronto's premier winter events. The festival will draw more than 10,000 people this year, providing exceptional opportunities to increase your corporate public visibility, and present your company to our audiences.

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