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Start­ing today and run­ning until July 6th, join our pro­gram direc­tor Michael Elves and some of your favourite UMFM hosts as they speak to just a few of the great artists head­ed to town for this year’s Win­nipeg Folk Festival.

Each Mon­day, Wednes­day and Fri­day at 11:30 AM the Fes­ti­val Express leaves the sta­tion, for a half-hour trip that will include fea­ture inter­views, music, live per­for­mances and fes­ti­val give­aways and information. 

If you miss an episode, we’ll be post­ing them, catch up on them via the links below or vis­it our sound­cloud!

Here’s who’s along for the ride:

WEEK ONE

Tues­day, June 6th — William Prince
Wednes­day, June 7th — Char­lotte Cornfield
Thurs­day, June 8th — Low­Down Brass Band

WEEK TWO

Tues­day, June 13th — Fruit Bats
Wednes­day, June 14th — Pierre Kwen­ders

Thurs­day, June 15th — Mariel Buckley

WEEK THREE

Tues­day, June 20th — Witch Prophet
Wednes­day, June 21st — Arny Mar­gret
Thurs­day, June 22nd — Geor­gia Harmer

WEEK FOUR

Tues­day, June 27th — Chris Fray­er (11AM) / Charley Crock­ett (11:30AM)
Wednes­day, June 28th — And­ri­na Turenne (11AM) / Fin­jan (11:30AM)
Thurs­day, June 29th — Adia Vic­to­ria (11AM) / Susan O’Neill (11:30AM)

WEEK FIVE

Tues­day, July 4th — Buf­fa­lo Nichols (11AM) / Julian Tay­lor (11:30AM)
Wednes­day, July 5th — Field Guide (11AM) / Aysan­abee (11:30AM)
Thurs­day, July 6th — Evan Red­sky (11AM) / Loudon Wain­wright III (11:30AM) / Buen­Rostro (5PM)