October 2017

Mariposa Folk Foundation Appoints a New Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of Mariposa Folk Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Scott of Meaford, Ontario, as Artistic Director of the storied Mariposa Folk Festival. Scott is assuming the artistic mantle from long time Artistic Director, Mike Hill, who will continue contributing...

Steve Poltz – Mariposa Talks Interview

Steve Poltz is Canadian by birth and Californian by osmosis. In this interview with Mariposa Talks, the singer-songwriter and raconteur talks about his love of music, his love of telling stories and his much-YouTubed tale of how he met Jewel. He also offers a valuable...

The New Pornographers Join The Mariposa Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival (#Mariposa2017) has announced that Canadian indie music super-collective The New Pornographers will perform at this summer’s festival. Mariposa Folk Festival takes place July 7th, 8th and 9th, in beautiful Tudhope Park in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, on the shores of...

Connie Kaldor – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview with Mariposa Talks, singer-songwriter and Order of Canada recipient Connie Kaldor talks about her life, her music, her roots and how she made a favourable impression on Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. ...

Irish Mythen – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview with Mariposa Talks, singer songwriter Irish Mythen fills us in on her Irish roots, her musical journey and offers a hint of a surprise for her Mariposa concert. ...