Winterfolk XVII Blues & Roots Festival

February 22, 2019

February 24, 2019

$10 - $25

Various Venues, Danforth, Toronto


Events Description

Winterfolk is an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you’ll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music, emulating a multi-stage rural summer festival. More than 100 artists will be performing at four venues and five stages over the three-day weekend.

The festival will also include special tribute events, an awards ceremony, community stages and various themed musical workshops with something for everyone to enjoy. Winterfolk is a combination of paid and free concert stages on the Danforth, and is the ideal event for music-lovers seeking new and exciting things to do in Toronto.

Line up:

Complete Festival Lineup in Alphabetical Order:

Alana & Leigh Cline, Alex Sinclair, Alfie Smith, Alessia Cohle,

Black Suit Devil, Brampton Folk Club, Brian Blain, Brian Gladstone, Bywater Blues Band, Cassie & Maggie, Chloe Watkinson, D’Arcy Wickham, Dan McKinnon, Danny Marks,

David McLachlan, David Storey, Donné Roberts, Doris Folken, Emilyn Stam and John Williams, Evaristo Machado, Gary Kendall Band, Glen Hornblast, Harpin’ Norm Lucien, HOTCHA!, Howard Gladstone, Jack de Keyzer, James Gordon, Jon Brooks,

Ken Whiteley, Ken Yoshioka, Lynda Kraar, Lynn Harrison, Maggie & Mr. Rogers

Marg Stowe, Mike McKenna, Moscow Apartment, Mr. Rick, Noah Zacharin, Ori Dagan

Peter Verity, Q&A w/ Zoey Adams, Roger Clown, Sammy Duke, Sebastian Agnello,

Seneca College Independent Music Presents, SHAKE The Bellows, Simone Morris, STAV, Steve Raiken, Stuart Laughton, Sue & Dwight, The Barrel Boys, The Best of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show, The Lifers, Tony Laviola, Tony Quarrington, Tragedy Ann, Wayne Neon


Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets : Wristbands – $20 & up

Select Individual Events – $15 to $20
How to get tickets?

Buy Online

At the door of the venue


Date & Time:

Friday, February 22, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am

Saturday, February 23, 1:00 pm – 1:00 am

Sunday, February 24, 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Venue & Address :

Various venues on the Danforth, Toronto

• Black Swan Tavern (three stages), 154 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON | 416-469-0537

• Dora Keogh Irish Pub, 141 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON | 416-778-1804

• Mambo Lounge, 120 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON | 416-778-7004

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  1. bob

    The festival is really fun and I hope to go next year. I cannot wait to see what they came up with this year.

    June 10, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  2. Emily Hillard

    Music was horrible, service was bad I had the worst experience. The beer was warm and the workers were very rude. When I went to grab a bite to eat I was terrified at the service it was horrible, they didn’t give me back my change and said that it was just a tip when I already tipped them. My family and I had the worst experience ever, we are never coming back again

    June 10, 2019 at 8:16 AM

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