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‘Folk Festival Wednesdays’ Taking Over Old Market Square

July 26, 2016 12:10 PM | Entertainment


Winnipeg Folk FestivalThe Winnipeg Folk Festival may be over for the year, but its sounds will carry on in Old Market Square.

Every Wednesday, free noon-hour concerts on the Cube stage will provide entertainment for those chowing down on their lunch.

A different local restaurant will offer diners a 10% discount every Wednesday if they mention they’re attending Folk Festival Wednesdays. The offer runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Who’s performing?

August 3
ROGUE (Yoga, Music & Art) — bring your mat or just take in the music.
*Formerly Bliss & Beatz
Participating restaurant: Miss Browns, 288 William Ave.

August 10
Juno nominated blues rock ‘n’ rollers The 24th Street Wailers
Participating restaurant: The List, 216 McDermot Ave.

August 17
Folk troubadour Jaxon Haldane is coming back to Winnipeg, and he’s bringing some friends.
Participating restaurant: King & Bannatyne, 100 King St.

August 24
Victoria, BC indie-folk darlings Good For Grapes
Participating restaurant: Chosabi, A-100 King St.

August 31
Hometown roots duo Roger Roger
Participating restaurant: Bodegoes, 98 Albert St.