Winterfolk XVIII Blues & Roots Festival

February 21, 2020

February 23, 2020

$15 & up

Various Venues, 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 three-day Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival will feature more than 100 blues, rock, jazz, country, folk, and roots artists across five stages in a stellar lineup of multi-JUNO, Maple Blues, and Canadian Folk Music award winners.

JUNO and multi-Canadian Folk Music award winner Lynn Miles, JUNO Award-winning blues artist Jack de Keyzer, authentic Cajun/Zydeco band Swamperella, multi-award winning guitarist Wendell Ferguson — and many more — are among the headliners set to take one of five stages between the Festival’s two new venues.

The rest of the weekend will feature Alfie Smith & Nicole Christian, Barbara Lynch, Ben Sures, Bill Heffernan, Brian Blain, Clela Errington, D’Arcy Wickham & Son, Dan McVeigh, Danny Marks, David McLachlan, David Storey, Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley, Donné Roberts, Faith Nolan, Gathering Sparks, Glen Hornblast, Heather Luckhart, Howard Gladstone, Isaak Bonk, James Gordon, Jerome Tucker Band, Jon Brooks & The Outskirts of Approval, Kevin Breit, Kyp Harness, Laura Fernandez, Lynn Harrison, Lynn Miles, Meg Tennant, Melanie Peterson, Mike McKenna, Mr. Rick, Noah Zacharin, Ori Dagan, Q&A – Zoey Adams & Tony Quarrington, Saije, Sam Broverman, Sebastian Agnello, Soozi Schlanger, Sue & Dwight, Suzanne Jarvie, Taylor Abrahamse, Terry Jones, The Layrite Boys, Vivienne Wilder, Wayne Neon, and more.

Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets : Early bird’ wristbands at $15 each — a 40% savings; the special pre-2020 offer is available until December 31st.How to get tickets?

Buy Online

At the door of the venue – $25.00 at the door.


Date & Time:

Friday, February 21, 7:00 pm – 1:00 am

Saturday, February 22, 1:00 pm – 1:00 am

Sunday, February 23, 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Venue & Address :

The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto

The Annex Hotel, 296 Brunswick Ave, Toronto


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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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