The 2015 edition of the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival boasts plenty of great and popular talent, like Bruce Cockburn, Fred Penner, and local favourites Hey Rosetta! However, a new wave of up-and-coming singer-songwriters is carrying the city’s folk movement forward and making some brilliant music. Here is a rundown of three young, talented songstresses to look out for at this year’s Folk Festival.


“Flightless Bird, American Mouth (Iron & Wine)” by Emma Peckford

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“Drifter” by Kat McLevey 

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“This is It” by Brianna Gosse