Episode 268: Kingsville Folk Music Festival Preview

This episode of Folk Roots Radio is all about this year’s Kingsville Folk Music Festival which takes place the weekend of August 12-14 in beautiful Lakeside Park in Kingsville on the shore of Lake Erie. We feature interviews with artistic directors John & Michele Law, Leamington singer-songwriter Dale Butler and publicist Michelle Fortier, alongside music from some of the artists we’re excited to see in Kingsville this time around. Check out the full line-up HERE. For more information about the festival and to get tickets, visit kingsvillefolkfest.org.

You can find the full playlist with artist links below. Please share your love for all the great folk and roots music out there. Thanks to all the artists who share their music with us, and thank you for listening. We have a lot of great music to bring you on future shows. I hope you’ll join us! You can listen to this episode again on Mixcloud by following the link below.

Photo credit: windsorite.ca

Nicolas & The Iceni (Theme)
Lucy She Rises (Demo)
Roll Right (expected 2016)

Alex Cuba
In 1 2 3 4 (feat. David Myles)
Healer (2015, Caracol Records) CDN

The O’Pears
Golden Boy
Our Own (2013, Self) CDN

Irish Mythen
These Are The Things
Irish Mythen (2014, Self) CDN

Irish Mythen
Mercedes Benz (Janis Joplin cover)
Live At Mariposa 2012

The Boxcar Boys
Cicada Ball
Cicada Ball (2014, Self) CDN

Alysha Brilla
Human (2016, Sunnyjam Records) CDN

Interview: Artistic Directors John & Michele Law discussing the line-up for the 2016 Kingsville Folk Music Festival. Listen again HERE.

Buffy Sainte-Marie
Power In The Blood
Power In The Blood (2015, True North Records) CDN

Gordie Tentrees
Death & Dust (Live)
Naked In Scandinavia (Live Solo) (2011, Self) CDN

Danielle Miraglia
You Don’t Know Nothin’
Nothing Romantic (2005, Self)

Interview: Dale Butler discussing the Kingsville Folk Music Festival.

Dale Butler
Thirty Years On (Live)

Union Duke
Got You on My Mind
Golden Days (2016, Self) CDN

Interview: Publicist Michelle Fortier discussing the Kingsville Folk Music Festival.

Maneli Jamal
Six in Harmony
The Lamaj Movement (2013, Self) CDN

Qristina & Quinn Bachand
Crooked Jack
Little Hinges (2015, Beacon Ridge) CDN

About the author


Host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan Hall started in Radio in 1993 at WEFT 90.1fm in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Folk Roots Radio (formerly Royal City Rag) debuted on CFRU 93.3fm in August 2005 before developing into a syndicated radio show. As the host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan focuses on bringing new folk, roots and blues music and the voices of upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. Jan is also a much sought after stage host and festival emcee. In 2019, Jan Hall received Folk Music Ontario's prestigious Estelle Klein Award for her contribution to Ontario's folk music community.

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