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Lance Anderson – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview, musical arranger/director and legendary bluesman, Lance Anderson, discusses The Matchedash Parish, a dream team of 12 diverse musicians and singers he assembled with singer-songwriter phenomenon Matt Weidinger for a  special Mariposa Folk Festival appearance. This New Orleans-influenced gospel and soul group will perform their...

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Free Festival App

Get the most out of your Mariposa experience. Download the festival app to your mobile device: Create your own personal schedule Get all of the artist details Peruse the workshops and interactive and learning opportunities Find your way around the festival site Listen to the playlist to discover artists you...

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Best Lineup in Years

Mariposa Folk Festival has announced the full 2018 lineup, and it's a winner! On top of well-known artists like Walk Off The Earth, Alan Doyle, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Larkin Poe, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Bahamas, the festival will feature 50 plus of the best...

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Union Duke: A Mariposa Showcase Story

On April 15th, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre, 400 Memorial Ave in Orillia., the Mariposa Folk Festival is hosting its annual Mariposa Showcase, this year with eight emerging bands and performers auditioning for three performance spots at...

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The Good Lovelies – Mariposa Talks Interview

Each of the Good Lovelies is a highly talented singer and songwriter (country, folk, pop and jazz) in her own right. But it’s when these three ladies join together that the magic happens. Harmonies that will make your heart sing and an infectious sense of...

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Buffy Sainte-Marie is Mariposa Bound

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that cultural icon Buffy Sainte-Marie has been added to a festival lineup that’s turning out to be one of the best in years. Sainte-Marie has had a storied career, earning numerous recognitions including an Academy...

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Alan Doyle Joins Our Stellar Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Alan Doyle, former lead singer for the legendary Canadian band Great Big Sea, has been added to the stellar festival lineup. Known for exciting shows backed by a band of top-notch musicians, Doyle says,...

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Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets Join the Mariposa Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets have joined the Main Stage lineup for this summer’s festival. Nick Lowe is a revered figure in rock and pop music. Los Straitjackets are an astonishingly talented instrumental rock surf band....