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Photostory: Edmonton Folk Fest 2019 Day 4

Diverse talents rock the stage on the stage on the last day of Folk Fest

The fourth and final day of the Edmonton Folk Fest kicked off with Grammy Award-winning artist Dobet Gnahoré. Afterwards, the lively California Honeydrops took over the stage with their exuberant voices. Dan Mangan and The Waifs were headliners as well. Folk Fest ended with War and Treaty’s powerful and vibrant performances. Many other talented artists, such as Don Bryant (featuring the Bo-Keys), were performing at the other stages. Here are the highlights!

Helen Zhang The California Honeydrops is an American Blues and R&B band. They are known for their New Orleans style, unusual instruments and vibrant performances. They have released five albums and have toured all around the world.
Rachel Wang The California Honeydrops
Helen Zhang The California Honeydrops
Rachel Wang Dan Mangan is a Juno Award-winning and Polaris Music Prize-listed musician and singer. He is based in Vancouver and is a contributing writer for The Guardian’s arts section, Montecristo Magazine and Huffington Post Canada.
Helen Zhang The Waifs is comprised of sisters, Vikki Thorn and Donna Simpson, and guitarist Josh Cunningham. They are a folk rock band and have supported Bob Dylan on his 2003 Australian tour and his 2003 North American tour.
Helen Zhang The Waifs
Helen Zhang The Waifs
Helen Zhang The War and Treaty consists of Michael and Tanya Trotter, a married duo. Their debut album, Healing Tide, was released in August 2018.
Helen Zhang Don Bryant feat. the Bo-Keys is a Grammy-nominated soul-jazz band. They have garnered global fame and have performed with Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac.

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Ashlynn Chand

Ashlynn is the 2019-20 Arts and Culture Editor. She is a fifth year English and Psychology student. She can be described as a friendly neighbourhood cat: very small, very fast, and can sleep anywhere.

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