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Bruce Cockburn Joins the Mariposa Lineup

For Immediate Release December 8th, 2016 BRUCE COCKBURN JOINS THE MARIPOSA LINEUP Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival is proud to announce that one of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn, is returning to Mariposa after a long absence. The renowned singer-songwriter and revered guitarist was a regular...

Turbo Street Funk’s Infectious Sounds Make You Move and Groove!

Whether they’re playing a festival, pub, concert hall, or even on a busy corner, the infectious sounds of Turbo Street Funk get people moving and grooving. Discovered by jazz legend, Richard Underhill, they have grown from a street savvy busking crew to a collection of dynamic...

Charlie A’Court – Planted at the Crossroads of Roots and Soul

Planted at the crossroads of roots and soul, the mighty voice, fierce guitar work and contemporary song writing of Charlie A’Court connect with people, one emotion at a time. He’s a country boy raised on classic R&B, soul, blues, rock and folk ranging from The Band...

Kunle Basks His Audience in Beautiful Gentleness and Optimism

Nigerian-born singer songwriter, Kunle, launched his musical career in Ghana, spent time on the open seas as a marine engineer, and made his way to Toronto where he is currently based. His music employs guitar tapping, harmonica, talking drum, and rich vocals to animate traditional and...

Thursday, 19 March 2015 Farrucas Duo Paint an Exotic Musical Portrait

The stirring rhythms, Latin sounds, and intricate instrumentation of Farrucas Duo paint an exotic musical portrait. The group is a fusion of two musical traditions – Mediterranean and Ecuadorian – brought together through Laura Spada and Jorge Cuamacás, and spiced up by elements of other genres...

AroarA bringing their Avant-Garde Sound to Mariposa

Montreal-based AroarA is a creative duo that amplifies cigar box guitars, uses a 404 sampler to trigger mellotrons and black sabbath bells, blends voices, and plays twin guitar lines. Their album, In The Pines, is based on the work by the same title of American poet...

The Barr Brothers

After a decade of criss-crossing North America with their Boston-based improvisational rock trio, a fire in a Montréal club proved providential, leading Andrew and Brad Barr in a new musical direction. On the street with what they could carry, they made friends with a waitress who...

The Most Loyal Making Their Way To Mariposa

Folk-rock group, The Most Loyal, is Sarah Davignon and a collection of her musical friends. They have been performing together for the past few years, earning an ever-growing following with every gig. With one full-length self-titled recording (2013) and an EP, Royal Family (2011), under their belts,...

Rough and Rowdy Union Duke Hitting Mariposa Stages

This dynamic folk act bridges the gap from big city rock to country bluegrass with entwining, rambling banjos, soaring vocal harmonies, plucking electric guitars, and a fast, heel stompin’ beat. Their rough and rowdy dynamic, strong stage presence, and great tunes make them a real...