2017 ARTISTS

Explore the amazing array of artists we have gathered from around the world to build a soundtrack for the best weekend of your summer!

C.R. Avery

punk poet troubadour

Bahamas

Great songcraft, guitar mastery, & melodic pop hooks

Barenaked Ladies

Canada's pop-folk-rock princes

Blick Bassy

The New Voice of Cameroonian Soul

Begonia

Soul-infused pop songstress

Belle Game

hypnotic, orchestral indie-pop

Blind Pilot

Portland's indie folk faves

Bob Bossin

Canada's folk laureate

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry

Shine A Light: Vintage Railroad Songs

Jim Bryson

Old-fashioned heart & soul

Jim Byrnes

The quintessential bluesman

Choir! Choir! Choir!

The ultimate sing-along experience!

Chouk Bwa Libète

Voudou Rhythms and Trance

Cold Specks

Doom Soul

Shawn Colvin

"New Folk's" leading light

Delgres

Swamp blues & Carib spice

Cris Derksen Trio

Orchestral powwow cello

Alpha Yaya Diallo

Front-ranking African axeman

Kathleen Edwards

Heartwarming and heartbreaking rocker

Ellika Solo Rafael

New global traditionalists

Ramy Essam

Cairo's rebel rock poet

Ferron & her All Star Band

Groundbreaking feminist folk icon

Roy Forbes

BC's singing, songwriting treasure

The Funk Hunters

Putting the soul back into EDM

Rhiannon Giddens

A peerless voice in roots music

Ganga Giri

Global didgeridoo

Noah Gundersen

Introspective songs from a young old soul

Hillsburn

Fresh folk-pop from the Maritimes

Matt Holubowski

worldly folk

ILAM

Reggae Blues Afro Folk

Emmanuel Jal

Music and a Message

Eilen Jewell

Versatile, confident roots-folk

Jonah Blacksmith

Scandinavian-Americana

Si Kahn

Rabble-rouser, organizer, folksinger

Korrontzi

Joyful Basque trad fusion

Jim Kweskin & Meredith Axelrod

Vintage American Songcatchers

The Mae Trio

Spellbinding folk from Oz

Mbongwana Star

Trans-global barrier-busting sound machine

Paul McKenna

A well-travelled bard

Mélisande [électrotrad]

Taking Québec trad somewhere else

Tift Merritt

Distaff country soul

Katie Moore and Andrew Horton

Comforting Canadian Classic

Jake Morley

Show-stealing voice from UK

Native North America: A Gathering of Indigenous Trailblazers

A Gathering of Indigenous Trailblazers

Nive Nielsen & The Deer Children

Inuit Indie

Aoife O’Donovan & Noam Pikelny

Roots music magic

Grace Petrie

Political folk-punk with a big heart

Leonard Podolak

5-string claw hammer banjo master

The Revivalists

"A groove-oriented jam band" - Rolling Stone

Archie Roach

Indigenous music's elder statesman

Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band

Joyful roots music, beautifully performed

RURA

Punch-packing Scots trad

Clinton & Lorna St. John

Avant-garde folk

John K. Samson & The Winter Wheat

Venerable indie-folk hero

La Santa Cecilia

A genre-bending Mexican-American band from LA

Andy Shauf

"anxious man w/ an angelic voice"

Nick Sherman

Boreal forest blues

Gabrielle Shonk

A unique and timeless voice

Sidestepper

New beats from Bogotá

The Slocan Ramblers

High-octane Hogtown Bluegrass

The Sojourners

Soul-stirring gospel for trying times

Tomato Tomato

Organic Rootsy Washboard Folk

True Blues featuring Corey Harris & Alvin Youngblood Hart

The wellspring of American music

Will Varley

A 21st Century Folk Troubadour

Leif Vollebekk

Ethereal, spare folk music

Luke Wallace

The singing diplomat

Wesli

A spicy Port-au-Prince pot-au-feu

Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders

An alt-country original