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August 24, 2010

The River Barge Festival


Check out the full festival schedule of The Forks River Barge Festival!!! 

Winnipeg has been designated 2010's Cultural Capital of Canada.  From August 25 to 29 The Forks will be hosting an enormous variety of live entertainment provided by the cream of Winnipeg's cultural community.

And it's all free!


The River Barge Festival Schedule


Aug 25 - Roots on the River
12:00       The Crooked Brothers
1:00         Jessee Havey and the Quirks
2:00         The D. Rangers
3:00         Kelly Hughes Live!
4:00         J.C. Campbell & Tracy Bone
5:00         Johnny Cajun
6:00         The Romi Mayes Band

Aug  26  -  New Sounds / Old Friends

12:00      Noma Sibanda & the Guerrillas of Soul
1:00        Matthew Contois
2:00        Christine Fellows
3:00        Kelly Hughes Live!
4:00        Flying Fox & the Hunter-Gatherers
5:00        Greg Lowe & Jack Semple
6:00        Trio Bembe

Aug 27 -  Gala Evening
Hosted by Marcy Markusa and Janet Stewart

6:00        Opening ceremonies / remarks
6:30        Papa Mambo
7:45        Chic Gamine
9:15        The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra & Sierra Noble

Aug 28 - Red River Gumbo

12:00      Manitoba Theatre Centre presents: The History of Manitoba from the Beginning of Time to the Present in 45 Minutes
1:30        Darrelyne Bickel
2:30        The Scarlet Union
3:30        Les Surveillantes
4:30        Greg MacPherson
5:30        Magnum K.I.
6:30        Imaginary Cities
8:00        Digging Roots
9:30        Luke Doucet and the White Falcon


Sunday, August 29 - Family Day
Hosted by:        Al Simmons
12:00      Manitoba Theatre Centre presents: The History of Manitoba from the Beginning of Time to the Present in 45 Minutes
1:30        Rocki Rolletti and the Junior Noodle Wave
2:45        Jazz On Wheels
4:00        Fred Penner


Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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