Winterfolk Festival XIV listings for Saturday, February 13, 2022




Winterfolk Festival

Black Swan Tavern

(Main Floor) 154 Danforth Ave

Mambo Lounge  120 Danforth Ave  (the listening room) Mambo Lounge



Terri O’s

185 Danforth Ave

Dora Keogh’s

141 Danforth Ave

 Jack de Keyzer Double Bill

The Evolution of Blues Guitar & Blues Guitar Jam

1:15 – Evolution of Blues Guitar from Robert Johnson to Jimi Hendrix – a Jack de Keyzer solo show.

3:15 – Famous Jack de Keyzer Guitar Jam – Jack showcases the full band, joined by blues guitar aces Mike McKenna, Tony Quarrington, Brian Cober, Rick Taylor, and more.

Sold Out

Doors open at 1:00 pm.
Arrive early for best seating.

Toronto Song Writing School presents a preview of their quarterly Muse or Monster Showcase. Hosted by Murray Foster, it will feature artists Tory Cassis, Michelle Rumball, Matt Bentley, Ambur Bosi, Dan Bellchambers, 
and Blake Le Von.
Wristband not required

Winterfolk Open Stage hosted by Sean Peever – artists are welcome to sign up and play a few tunes.

Brampton Folk Club
presents selected member artistsHour 1 – Glenn McFarlane, Sally Campbell, Jamie Reilly

Hour 2 – Mark Yan and Barry Mulcahy, David Storey, Dave, MacLachlan

Hour 3 – Ablett and Cooper, Karl Widmeyer, John Stroud

NSAI Presents

Nashville Songwriters Association of Canada Showcases some of NSAI’s
talented songwriters. Hosts Dan McVeigh and Roger Beckett present

Hour 1 – Tori Hathaway, Mike Ruby, Elora Taylor

Hour 2 – Joshua David, Shae Du Puy, Francine Leclair

Hour 3 – Liam Kinnon, AHI, Jeff Little





Nicole Coward
Fans from around the world will be gathering via live broadcast on  for her Winterfolk show as Nicole shares the stage with Harpin’ Norm Lucien, Sue & Dwight, and more
Lynn Mantle

Dan McVeigh Sharron Katz Feuding Banjos 

Host Chris Coole is joined by
Old Man Luedecke, Mean Mary, and Lotus Wight for a good old fashioned banjo pickin’ jamboree

The Slide Ways Glance w/ Ben Sures, David Essig Seneca College Independent Music Program
Host John Switzer presentsThe Miles Twins, Molly Roach, Braden Phelan,  Anjelica Rees,  Emily Bridle,
Jimmy Pearson, Belle Épine, HeadSpace, VEINS, RAE, Tennyson King, Izzy Gilden
Harmonica Heaven

w/ Harpin Norm Lucien, Clela Errington

Audience Participation Songwriting Host Glenn Marais divides the audience into four groups, each with a mentor, then writes and performs their song, with artist mentors Kristine Schmitt, Joanne Crabtree, Tia Brazda

Rosalee Peppard The Beat of  a Different Drum
w/ Larry Graves (of DRUMHAND), Dave Gould (of Whiskey Epiphany)

Three Shades of Bluegrass and A Blade of Soul

8:00 – Mean Mary

9:00 – Kristine Schmitt and The Lonesome Ace String Band 

10:00 – Julian Taylor (acoustic) + guests

11:00 – Old Man Luedecke

Bluegrass from Nashville, Nova Scotia and Ontario plus Toronto’s own rising rockin’ soul star.

Sold Out 

Doors open at 7:00 pm. Arrive early for best seating.

Artists will be available after the show to sign CDs.

Mr. Rick Duelling Tele’s

(2 Guitars + 3 Slides)

Mike Mckenna & Brian Cober do battle with their blues axes

Power and Politics
hostShawna Caspi
with  Annabelle Chvostek and Fraser & Girard

Healing in Song
Host Isabel Fryszberg with Lynn Mantle and Howard Gladstone
Sue & Dwight Joanne Crabtree In Perfect Harmony  with host Clela Errington and The O’Pears

Brian Gladstone & Tony Quarrington Shawna Caspi CD Release Concert  David Storey Jon Brooks

Fraser & Girard Lynn Harrison Rick Taylor
11 David Essig Annie Sumi Glen Hornblast & Friends Mark Yan and Barry Mulcahy

The O’Pears Celtic Mania Host David Clarence Mclean  (of Whiskey Epiphany), with Alana Cline,  Geoff McCausland (of Murder Murder) and Grier Coppins (of Urban Highlanders)