Winnipeg Folk Fest
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About The Event
From the Winnipeg Folk Festival prgoram:
Each year, the Winnipeg Folk Festival presents the Stingray Young Performers Program during the festival weekend showcasing young talent from across Canada. The program hosts up to 35 multi-talented musicians aged 14 to 24 and offers mentorship and workshopping opportunities with festival performers who will share a wealth of knowledge about the industry, in addition to technical skills and songwriting tips. The participants will then showcase what they learned on Shady Grove stage in front of a festival audience.
From During the festival on Friday, July 6, Shady Grove stage will be taken over by 43 emerging artists who were hand-picked by a jury of industry professionals. This special program nurtures young talent and gives these performers the opportunity to share their songs in front of a Winnipeg Folk Fest audience, eager to hear them before they hit the airwaves.