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Winnipeg Folk Fest 2023

As always, the 48th Winnipeg Folk Festival did not disappoint. With the convergence of local and international star power, we were able to see the calibre of local talent in direct comparison with the likes of the legendary headliners Emmy Lou Harris, Fleet Foxes, and War on Drugs. Bumping into pals and sharing exciting discoveries…
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Nickybaby – Nickybaby (Album Review)

Nickybaby‚Äôs debut self-titled album is a perfect compliment to the last few weeks of winter. Somber and honest, at times depressing but comforting. The album is littered with humour which is hard to do when dealing with topics such as depression, break-ups, sobriety, and hermitting. However, there always is hope and trucking along and sticking…
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Festival du Voyageur 2023: Weekend One

Festival du Voyageur’s opening weekend did not disappoint, featuring national and local talent (with a handful of international artists), the 53rd annual festival continues to keep us warm and happy through the final weekends of brutal Winnipeg winter. The winter festival is extremely ambitious. With incredible acts that far exceed the reasonable (however steadily climbing)…
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Episode #103: Winnipeg Folk Festival Pt. 2 w/ Zrada

As part of Winnipeg Folk Fest coverage we got to sit down with two members of Zrada, Andriy Michalchyshyn and Nick Luchak! We chatted about defining their sound and finding their place in the local scene, new upcoming projects, and what shows they are most looking forward to this weekend! Catch them Sunday at Big…
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Episode #102 : Winnipeg Folk Fest Pt. 1 w/ Jaywood

As part of our Winnipeg Folk Festival coverage, we got to sit down with our good friend and first member of the Paper Cut three-timers club, Jaywood! We talk all things new album, what to expect from the band this summer, and packed this episode with all sorts of first-time-Folk-Fester tips. Catch Jaywood at Bur…
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