Mariposa Folk Festival Tag

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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...

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. ...

James Hill – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview for the Mariposa Talks series, ukulele maestro James Hill tells us why he chose the ukulele over the violin (it was more fun), talks about some exciting new directions he’s taken in his latest album, and addresses the question of whether the...

Sonny Ochs – Mariposa Talks Interview

Concert producer, conference organizer, DJ and emcee Sonny Ochs tells Mariposa Talks how she has kept alive the musical legacy of her brother, protest singer and activist Phil Ochs. In today’s charged political climate, she says, his work is gaining a new political currency with...

Lori Yates – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview in the Mariposa Talks series, Hamilton-based county singer Lori Yates talks about working with some of the greats of Nashville, about her struggles to overcome addiction and about a foray into stand-up comedy. She also offers telling insights into how the music...