May 2013

Discover Your Authentic Self on the Dance Floor with Beth McKean

Beth McKean will help you to find freedom and joy by encouraging and coaching your dancer self to shine, manifest and be li berated. It’s not just in some of us - it’s in all of us. Discover your authentic self on the dance floor through...

Balancing Fervour and Trance, Acoustic and Electric, MAZ is Coming to Mariposa

This exciting quartet has bridged the space between electric jazz and French Canadian folk with brilliant results. They describe themselves as a bold assertion of Quebec’s traditional identity with a modern edge but, to their audience, they’re pure spirit-moving, fun-loving, aural magic. Their debut album,...

Cajun Swamp Rock Kelly Thibodeaux Style

You might call it Cajun, but Kelly Thibodeaux likes to call it swamp rock. His driving, red hot, shuffling fiddling, mixed with kickin’ southern licks, makes bodies boogie, hearts thump and feet stomp. Described as some sort of musical voodoo priest, Thibodeaux can keep you...

Rough and Rowdy Union Duke Hitting Mariposa Stages

This dynamic folk act bridges the gap from big city rock to country bluegrass with entwining, rambling banjos, soaring vocal harmonies, plucking electric guitars, and a fast, heel stompin’ beat. Their rough and rowdy dynamic, strong stage presence, and great tunes make them a real...

Man with a Marmalade Voice – Jory Nash Passing Through Mariposa

A singer-songwriter and story teller described as having a marmalade voice, Jory Nash is the quintessential folk minstrel. His music weaves together elements of folk, jazz, blues, pop & soul. With thoughtful lyrics and intricate melodies, he draws the audience close. With easy humour, engaging...

Graydon James & the Young Novelists Making a Mariposa Pit Stop

Graydon James & the Young Novelists play everything from roots-rock barnstormers to heartbreaking folk ballads. Over the duration of three fast-paced years, they have won a Galaxie Rising Star award, toured several times, played innumerable festivals, clubs, house concerts and cafés, and released three recordings....