Dauphin Countryfest Articles

Dauphin’s Countryfest to Keep Fans Connected

Dauphin’s Countryfest to Keep Fans Connected

Music fans attending Dauphin's Countryfest next weekend will have access to cell phone charging stations and increased wireless service. MTS has installed the amenities, including a temporary cellular tower, to boost coverage around the site for concert-goers using...

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Dauphin’s Countryfest Launches Smartphone App

Dauphin’s Countryfest Launches Smartphone App

By David Klassen Dauphin's Countryfest has launched its own mobile app to help country music fans stay connected this year. Available as a free download, the app provides a complete festival schedule, the latest news and real-time updates with what's happening on-site...

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Roots Acts Added to Countryfest Lineup

Roots Acts Added to Countryfest Lineup

Three more acts have been added to this summer's Dauphin's Countryfest lineup. The Sunday Afternoon Roots showcase will feature Ridley Bent (2 p.m.), Hayes Carll (3:30 p.m.) and Corb Lund (5 p.m.) on the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Main Stage. The four-day camping...

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Doc Walker Nominated for Four CCMAs

Doc Walker Nominated for Four CCMAs

By Sarah Klein Manitoba country rockers Doc Walker have been nominated for four awards at the 2012 Canadian Country Music Awards in September. Handed out in Saskatoon, the awards recognize Canadian country musicians and industry. Besides the Portage la Prairie-raised...

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RCMP Kept Busy at Dauphin’s Countryfest

RCMP had their hands full over the long weekend, tending to several calls for service at Dauphin's Countryfest. On Sunday, police responded to two assaults, one disturbance and one mischief call. At least eight people were arrested and lodged for being intoxicated....

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Winnipeg Man Arrested at Dauphin’s Countryfest

Considering the sheer volume of people who are in Dauphin this weekend for Countryfest, only one person was arrested before the gates opened on Wednesday. Dauphin RCMP arrested a 21-year-old Winnipeg man on Highway 10 Wednesday afternoon for impaired driving. Police...

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Busy Weekend for RCMP Managing Countryfest Rowdies

By David Klassen Music fans kept RCMP busy this weekend at Dauphin's Countryfest, as more arrests were reported from Friday. Police say two people were arrested for being intoxicated, while another three festival-goers were arrested for impaired driving. Thirty-one...

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