December 2014

Lomax Project is Mariposa Bound

Lomax Project is the latest adventure of two-time Juno winning musician, producer, educator and collaborator, Jayme Stone. Focusing on songs collected by renowned folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this musical reawakening brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to...

Cheryl Wheeler Making a Long-Awaited Mariposa Return

It's been seven long years since Cheryl Wheeler graced a Mariposa stage, but good things are worth waiting for. You may not be familiar with Cheryl Wheeler, but you have no doubt heard her songs, which have been covered by artists as diverse as Kenny Loggins,...

Eric Andersen Booked for Mariposa

Mariposa Folk Festival is proud to begin its announcements of the 2015 artistic line-up with the good news that folk music icon, Eric Andersen, will be on stage at the festival this summer. This is just the first of many artistic announcements over the coming weeks...

Mariposa Folk Festival Announces Fantastic 2014 Line-Up

The Grande Dame of Canadian folk festivals has announced the full, fantastic line-up for the 54th annual event taking place July 4-5-6, 2014, at Tudhope Park in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Mariposa is known for presenting the best singer-songwriters on the music scene, and this year is...

Russell deCarle Bringing Country Roots to Mariposa

Lead singer and founding member of platinum-selling Prairie Oyster, Russell deCarle has earned many awards over the course of an illustrious musical career. His love and appreciation for the roots of honky tonk and pure country music, as well as the classic country vocalists, is evident...

Colourful Character Magoo Passing Through

Magoo is a colourful character. You name it, he's probably done it. From singer-songwriter, host, family performer, guitar teacher, and backyard shed builder, to fashion trend setter (check out his Fashion Tips for Tuesday blog), he’s done it all. Magoo has been writing songs and playing them in...

Voice Alchemist, Carolle Bertrand, Making a Stop at Mariposa

For singer-songwriter, visual artist and writer, Carolle Bertrand, singing is the art at the foundation of all other forms of expression. A voice alchemist in constant search of truth, her artistic expression is born and reborn, driven by the heart and soul. Carolle’s songs transpose into drawings,...

AroarA bringing their Avant-Garde Sound to Mariposa

Montreal-based AroarA is a creative duo that amplifies cigar box guitars, uses a 404 sampler to trigger mellotrons and black sabbath bells, blends voices, and plays twin guitar lines. Their album, In The Pines, is based on the work by the same title of American poet...

Sacred & Secular, Soulful AVIVA

AVIVA’s soulful vocals and passionate voice blur the lines between the sacred and the secular. Performing world music in Hebrew, Ladino, English and French, she has collaborated with some of the most celebrated world music creators around including international virtuosos Yair Dalal and Frank London. She’s also...