Sneak Preview of the 15th Annual Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival

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Festival-goers will have a chance to get a sneak preview of what’s in store at the 15th ANNUAL WINTERFOLK BLUES AND ROOTS FESTIVAL when some of the finest folk, roots and blues artists will take the stage at Toronto’s Black Swan Tavern on Saturday, November 26th. Doors open at 7:30 pm and music starts at 8:00 pm for this event to benefit Winterfolk. Presented by Winterfolk XV Blues and Roots Festival, the event also serves as a benefit for the festival. Artists will include Tony Quarrington, HOTCHA!, Brian Gladstone, Glen Hornblast, Jerome Tucker, D’Arcy Wickham and Noah Zacharin. There will also be an open mic for anyone who would like to add a tune or two.

Toronto’s Winterfolk XV festival – which will run from February 17-19, 2017, will present a jam-packed night of music as a teaser to the upcoming all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof urban blues and roots festival. Every year the Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival engages in special preview performances that showcase some of the finest emerging and established talent the city has to offer. We want audiences to get a glimpse of what will be on offer for the upcoming festival. Artists will include guitar aces Tony Quarrington, D’Arcy Wickham, hillbilly swing duo HOTCHA!, flying finger pickin’ Brian Gladstone, singer-songwriter Noah Zacharin, authentic Chicago blues man Jerome Tucker, plus award-winning troubadour Glen Hornblast.

Winterfolk XV Preview & Benefit
The Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON 416-469-0537
Saturday, November 26th – Doors 7:30 pm / Music 8:00 pm-1:00 pm
TICKETS: $10 minimum donation @door
(funds go towards support of festival artists XV)

Schedule:
8:00-8:20 Glen Hornblast 8:30-8:50 Isabel Fryszberg
9:00-9:20 HOTCHA!
9:30-9:50 Brian Gladstone
10:00-10:20 Tony Quarrington
10:30-10:50 D’Arcy Wickham
11:00-11:20 Jerome Taylor
11:30-11:50 Noah Zacharin
Open mic -1:00 pm

MORE ABOUT WINTERFOLK - Winterfolk was formed to entertain, educate, enlighten, engage and encourage the community about various folk music styles including roots, blues, folk and more. Founded by Festival Director Brian Gladstone, it is run as a division of The Association of Artists for a Better World, a registered non-profit organization in the Province of Ontario, Canada. www.abetterworld.ca

For more information and updates please visit www.winterfolk.com