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Australian Band The Paper Kites Flying Into Mariposa

A collection of five close friends, a couple of whom wrote and played together as far back as high school, this Australian-based folk band keeps flying higher and higher. The Paper Kites are known for switching instruments live and for their ethereal, moody sound. Each of their...

Labour Songs Have Never Sounded Better: Maria Dunn Joins The Mariposa Line-Up

Often compared to Woody Guthrie for her keen social awareness and unvarnished tunes about the lives of working people, Maria Dunn draws deeply on the folk tradition of storytelling through song. Melding North American roots music with her Scottish-Irish heritage, her music celebrates the resilience and...

Zachary Lucky is Mariposa Bound

Hearing Zachary Lucky’s songs, it would seem impossible to separate the singer-songwriter from his prairie origins. Before finding folk music, this grandson of country music artist Smilin’ Johnny Lucky, was a member of two pop bands. Still only in his mid 20s, Zachary Lucky already has six...

Birds of Chicago are a Must See!

Birds of Chicago is one of the most compelling duos on the Americana music scene. A fractured country-soul voice wrapped in silver and gold tones, the sound they produce is compelling and honest. With echoes of mountain gospel, dollops of street corner doo-wop, and the cool vibe...

Folk-Pop Group Seryn Coming to Mariposa

Beautifully layered instrumentation, vast musical talent, and exquisite dynamics between performers, is the exciting experience of Seryn. With harmonies that are graceful and chilling, what may first appear as straight folk songs later transcend into rich walls of sound. Folk-pop is as close as you will get...

Eileen Laverty has Fans from Here to Ireland

With crystal clear vocals, beautiful arrangements, exquisite song writing and extraordinary covers of some of the most powerful tunes of our era, Eileen Laverty knows how to please an audience. Known for heart-rending ballads, comfortable repartee, upbeat messages, beautiful vocals, and heartfelt lyrics, she has built...

America’s Local Band, Red Wanting Blue, Making at Stop at Mariposa

Red Wanting Blue could be described as America’s local band. With only the aid of word of mouth, hard work and perseverance, they have established a very loyal following in the Midwest, and regularly fill large venues. After years of hiding in plain sight, now they’re earning...