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Lennie Gallant – Reaching Down to the Very Soul

Lennie Gallant’s songs have been recorded by more than 30 artists internationally, including Jimmy Buffet. He’s a respected songwriter with nine albums under his belt, two of them in French, but it is in his live performances that his impressive talent really shines. With hard...

Baking 5,000 Cookies is Just One of Myriad Volunteer Jobs at Mariposa

Did you know that Mariposa volunteers serve several hundred meals each day to artists and festival guests in the Green Room (tent actually) in the restricted are behind the Main Stage? Most of the preparation is done in donated commercial kitchens, and the food is...

Share Your Mariposa Experience Using Social Media

Share Your Mariposa Experience Using Social Media Mariposa Folk Festival has taken to social media in a big way to improve engagement with its audience, artists, volunteers and other stakeholders. Earlier this year, the organization added several new social media channels that significantly increased and improved...

The Kruger Brothers – Picking, Plucking and Strumming

Here’s a great video to pick you up - The Kruger Brothers picking, plucking and strumming through some of their beautiful compositions and arrangements. Formed in Europe by Swiss brothers, Jens and Uwe Krugerformed, the group has been U.S. based for over a decade, and...

A Salute to Mariposa’s Volunteers

Mariposa Folk Festival is a volunteer-driven event. Without hundreds of people donating their time, there would be no festival. We are proud of every one of our volunteers. They represent the organization with pride and provide services to the festival audience with enthusiasm, earning a well-deserved...

Family of the Year’s Hero – Listen and Enjoy

LA based Family of the Year has vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and velvety sound that evoke the California sunshine. Though young, they play together with veteran confidence and artistry, putting on impressive live shows. They have garnered lots of media attention, receive heavy rotation on...