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When Winnipeg’s Ozconscious unfolds itself on the Whoop & Hollar stage Sept. 9, it will fold its audience into its new mix. (Submitted)

Ozconscious to play Whoop & Hollar

When Winnipeg’s Ozconscious unfolds itself on the Whoop & Hollar stage Sept. 9, it will fold its audience into its new mix.Now a four piece, the young musicians have learned to be tighter in the abscence of two extra musicians helping fill a sound.Tate Hiebert, singer and guitarist in the revamped lineup, says Ozconscious is all at once “tight, gro

Mitchell Mozdzen will perform at Whoop & Hollar FolkFest Sept. 9. submitted

Mozdzen to play Whoop & Hollar

Mitchell Mozdzen is a blues/rock artist who first picked up the guitar at the age of seven. From busking on the street to the Manitoba festival circuit, Mitchell builds his fan base wherever he performs. Two five song EPs to his credit and another in the works, he draws his passion from the old blues masters. On the opposite side of the spectrum Mi

The Portage la Prairie Folk Festival Association is again holding a “Downtown Community Dance walk” in advance of Folkfest to be held Sept. 9

Dance walk planned for Aug. 25

The Portage la Prairie Folk Festival Association is again holding a “Downtown Community Dance walk” in advance of Folkfest.This year festival organizers – and you - will be strutting, slinking, bouncing, two-stepping and a mixture of them all between 12-1 p.m.on Aug. 25.“Dance walking is a super fun way to get to and from where you need to go,” say

Ego Spank, a Winnipeg act fronted by Portager Murray Pulver, ​join Brothers of Stone and Keith & Renee in the musician’s workshop at last year’s festival. (Submitted)

Whoop & Hollar folk fest, close

The Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival date, Portage la Prairie’s very own and only summer folk festival, is fast approaching, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 9, the weekend after Labour Day.Celebrating its fifth anniversary, a still too small, very definitely quaint “gathering”, the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival this year is scheduled for September inste

The Hairy Prairies are almost exactly the kind of act that can define what one might hear at the Whoop and Hollar Folk Festival. (Submitted)

The Hairy Prairies part of Whoop & Hollar fun

The Hairy Prairies are almost exactly the kind of act that can define what one might hear at the Whoop and Hollar Folk Festival. The band even has a shuitar!There really isn’t a definition the folk fest’s booking agent works by – it’s such an eclectic ensemble each year – but if there was a definition, The Hairy Prairies: Cary Bilcowski on guitar a

For a toe-tapping evening, come hear Northern Reflections at Concerts In The Park Thursday. (Submitted)

Northern Reflections "In The Park” Thursday

Singer/songwriter Martin Samoiloff will openMartin Samoiloff is a singer and song writing musician with performances dating back to the late ‘70s and has been involved in many musical ventures.His previous recordings include ‘Under the Radar - Colour of Bliss,’ (2004) a compilation of unique songs, music and soundscapes. His latest album, ‘Peace of

Concerts In The Park to feature local singer Amy Shiels

Concerts In The Park features Amy Shiels

Growing up surrounded by music, local Amy Shiels will share that influence Thursday evening when she takes to the Concerts in the Park stage.July 13 is the second Thursday of the free summer concert series, the first organizers say attracted up to 500 patrons.Shiels will be accompanied by Evelyn LaCroix on acoustic guitar and drummer Patrick Lefloc

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