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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. ...

Rich DelGrosso – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this Mariposa Talks interview, Rich DelGrosso, bluesman and mandolin player, reveals how important the mandolin was in the early development of the blues, and explains how a visit the Mariposa Folk Festival many years ago changed his life. Here's another video of Rich DelGrosso your...

Iconic Canadian Artists to Headline Mariposa for Canada 150

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – The lineup of the storied Mariposa Folk Festival is shaping-up to be the most impressive one in many years. With an all-Canadian roster of headliners plus an homage to a seminal Canadian roots music group, this year Mariposa will celebrate its...

Barenaked Ladies Join the Mariposa Folk Festival Lineup

January 19th, 2017 – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that one of Canada’s most celebrated music groups, Barenaked Ladies, 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...