June 2013

The Kruger Brothers – Picking, Plucking and Strumming

Here’s a great video to pick you up - The Kruger Brothers picking, plucking and strumming through some of their beautiful compositions and arrangements. Formed in Europe by Swiss brothers, Jens and Uwe Krugerformed, the group has been U.S. based for over a decade, and...

A Salute to Mariposa’s Volunteers

Mariposa Folk Festival is a volunteer-driven event. Without hundreds of people donating their time, there would be no festival. We are proud of every one of our volunteers. They represent the organization with pride and provide services to the festival audience with enthusiasm, earning a well-deserved...

Family of the Year’s Hero – Listen and Enjoy

LA based Family of the Year has vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and velvety sound that evoke the California sunshine. Though young, they play together with veteran confidence and artistry, putting on impressive live shows. They have garnered lots of media attention, receive heavy rotation on...

Festive Creative Design for Mariposa Folk Festival 2013

Here is the dynamic creative design of the promotional materials for Mariposa Folk Festival 2013. This look, created by Effigy Design, appears on the poster, rack cards, print advertisements, and souvenir program. Aspects of it are also carried through to Mariposa’s online presence, and to...

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...