Winnipeg Folk Fest Unveils 2018 Lineup with Sheryl Crow, Bahamas, Courtney Barnett

Also playing the event are the likes of the Strumbellas, Elle King, Passenger and A Tribe Called Red

BY Brock ThiessenPublished Mar 8, 2018

Further proving festival season is coming up fast, Winnipeg Folk Festival has now revealed its 2018 lineup.

This year the fest takes place on July 5 to 8 at Winnipeg's Birds Hill Provincial Park, and a pile of notable acts will be performing. Leading the pack this year are Sheryl Crow, Bahamas, Courtney Barnett, the Strumbellas, Elle King, Passenger, John Butler Trio, Natalie MacMaster and A Tribe Called Red.

Down below, you can see the long list of all the artists set to perform. At the bottom of the page, you'll also find an announcement video.

"It truly is a banner year for programming at the Winnipeg Folk Fest with a great variety of headliners and emerging artists from across musical genres," said Chris Frayer, artistic director of the Winnipeg Folk Festival, in a statement. "We're thrilled to celebrate our 45th edition by doing what we do best, sharing spectacular music with our audience."

You can pick up tickets and passes here. For more information on the festival's history, check out Exclaim!'s festival profile.

Winnipeg Folk Festival 2018 lineup:

Sheryl Crow
Courtney Barnett
The Strumbellas
Elle King
John Butler Trio
Natalie MacMaster
A Tribe Called Red
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Julien Baker
Real Estate
Hiss Golden Messenger
Too Many Zooz
Donovan Woods
Mandolin Orange
Mo Kenney
Lee Ranaldo
Barney Bentall
Gaelynn Lea
Five Alarm Funk
Gabrielle Shonk
Phoebe Bridgers
Mappe Of
The War and Treaty
Archie Roach
Leonard Sumner
We Banjo 3
Las Cafeteras
Front Country
Scott H. Biram
Jadea Kelly
Rising Appalachia
Sidi Touré
Ashwin Batish
Mick Flannery
Fortunate Ones
Lilly Hiatt
Ken Whiteley and The Beulah Band
Matt Holubowski
Wallis Bird
Kacy & Clayton
Valley Queen
Mama Kin Spender
Harrow Fair
10 String Symphony
Gordon Grdina's Haram
John Showman & Tom Power
The Lynnes
The Lonesome Ace Stringband
Micah Erenberg
Martin Simpson
Roger Roger
Amythyst Kiah
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Jeremy Fisher Junior
The Lumber Jills
Al Simmons
LuLu and the TomCat
Gustavo & The Green Fools

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