The Winnipeg Folk Festival 2010 Launches with Free Public Concert

winnipegThe 37th Winnipeg Folk Festival kicks off next week, with more than 80 acts ready to be discovered over five days at Birds Hill Provincial Park. To the celebrate the official launch, the festival is holding a free public concert in downtown Winnipeg:
 
 Winnipeg Folk Festival Launch featuring The Duhks
 Noon, Tuesday, July 6
 Old Market Square

Long local favorite, The Duhks are a rollicking roots act filled with some of Manitoba’s finest musicians such as banjo demon Leonard Podoluk, serene singer Sarah Dugas, drummer Christian Dugas, and guitarist Jordan McConnell. Diving deep through North American folk and soul, the Duhks deliver a show that’s hard to pigeonhole, and even hard to resist.
 
 Ticket information and festival schedules available at www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca

Author: World Music Central News Department

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