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We’re pleased to announce the 2011 Main Stage sched­ule and the addi­tion of three-time Gram­my Award win­ner Lucin­da Williams to the line-up. Con­sid­ered by many to be one of Amer­i­ca’s great­est liv­ing song­writ­ers, Williams makes her first appear­ance at the Win­nipeg Folk Fes­ti­val armed with her unfor­get­table hon­esty and on the heels of her lat­est album release – titled sim­ply Blessed.

The full main­stage line­up is shap­ing up like this, as always it’s sub­ject to change!

Wednes­day, July 6: Melis­sa McClel­land, The Jay­hawks, Blue Rodeo
Thurs­day, July 7: Ordo Sakhna, David Wax Muse­um, Del McCoury Band with the Preser­va­tion Hall Jazz Band, M. Ward, Tegan and Sara
Fri­day, July 8: Dan Man­gan, Sarah Jarosz, k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang, Lucin­da Williams, Toots & The May­tals
Sat­ur­day, July 9: Tim Rob­bins & the Rogues Gallery Band, Spiro, Tinari­wen, Lit­tle Feat, Car­a­van Palace
Sun­day, July 10: Black­ie & the Rodeo Kings, Nao­mi Shel­ton & the Gospel Queens, Jeff Tweedy

If you don’t have your tick­ets for this fan­tas­tic 5 day cel­e­bra­tion of music, you can head on over here and get yours today!

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