June 2013

Bahamas Has People Talking, And This Video Shows Why

Have you been hearing the buzz about Bahamas? Not the place, the performer. If not, you need to pay attention to this guy. People are talking about him everywhere, and his audience is growing fast. Before deciding to go it alone in 2009, Bahamas had been...

City of New Orleans – A Classic Arlo Guthrie Rendition

Arlo Guthrie was born and bred a musician. The son of America’s most beloved singer, songwriter and philosopher, Woody Guthrie, he grew up among America's most celebrated folk-roots musicians. Arlo learned something from everyone, developed his own musical style, and became a revered performer...

Mariposa Folk Festival Announces 2013 Line-Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mariposa Folk Festival Announces 2013 Line-Up The Grande Dame of Canadian folk festivals has announced the full artistic line-up for its 53rd annual edition taking place July 5-7, 2013, at Tudhope Park in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. The Main Stage headliners range from roots-rock icon, Randy...

May Ticket Contest Winners

Congratulations to our May Ticket Contest Winners. Meredith Buchanan won the Blogger Contest for two weekend passes. Patti Agapi won the Twitter Contest for two weekend passes. Get the breaking news and inside scoop about what's happening at Mariposa Folk Festival: Like us on Facebook Follow us on...

Tribute to Stompin’ Tom Connors with Bidiniband and Friends

Bidiniband explores Canadian themes, so it is only natural that the group would lead a tribute to the late Stompin’ Tom Connors, himself a quintessential Canadian musician. Stompin’ Tom was a prolific and well-known country and folk singer and songwriter who expressed his dedication to...

Children’s Performer Dickie Bird Coming to Mariposa

Children’s entertainer, Dickie Bird, has an ample supply of up-beat music, a suitcase full of magic tricks, and amazing gizmos like his bubble machine. His performances are fast-paced fun with singalongs, action songs, magic tricks, the Everybody Joins In Jug Band, and many opportunities for...

Knechtel & McLean – Two Guys with Countless Songs

Some musical acts get long in the tooth. Some are famous for their break-ups. Some are corporate automatons churning out the ‘hits’. Some are awkward pairings in duets conjured by record company executives. Others, like Knechtel and McLean, are the real deal. Richard Knechtel is...