Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open Mic

Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open Mic

Whoop & Hollar festival lineup to be released tonight at Open MicThe Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival will release its summer festival lineup tonight during its final Open Mic & Jam Night of the season. Dubbed the “Lineup Release Party”, the fun gets underway at the Royal Canadian Legion at 7 p.m. René Jobin of local band Proper Operation and local radio personality will MC as…

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award win

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award win

Local festival “whoops and hollars” over tourism marketing award winYears of hard work, planning and yet more hard work is making the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival “the little festival that could”, something great here, but a little recognition now and then will deservedly help propel the festival onto the next plateau. Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival organizers, partners and volunteers were recognized April…

Whoop & Hollar introduces RV camping in 2019

Whoop & Hollar introduces RV camping in 2019An expanded Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival for 2019 has led to interesting improvements, including RV camping in a unique forest setting on an adjoining property. “This year’s festival is a weekend-long event and we want the experience to be fun and accessible for all,” says artistic director, Josh Wright. Organizers are excited to have…

The Young Pixels: all the parts add up

The Young Pixels: all the parts add upWhoop & Hollar Folk Festival — Tricia and Danny Turner, aka The Young Pixels, move between electric guitar, drums and vocals in a performance that is broken down efficiently to only guitar and drums but deceivingly fuller. The Young Pixels hail from Kenton, Manitoba where they craft a polished pop rock (https://theyoungpixels1.bandcamp.com/) sound as organic…

Final Open Mic at Legion tonight

Final Open Mic at Legion tonightThe Portage Citizen — To conclude a wildly successful first Open Mic & Jam Nights season, Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival organizers are bringing a “musical teaser” to the stage tonight at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65. Local singer-songwriter Heather Jean Jordan will host the final event at the Legion. Jordon is scheduled as…

Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open Mic

Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open MicWinnipeg hypno-folk duo Twin is hosting April 27’s Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival open Mic and Jam which will double as the duo’s local CD release party. Twin's new CD "We Rise And Dance, We Sleep And Dream" compiles the duo's latest adventures and reflections during recent tours in the United States. This event kicks off…