Three Talented Young Folks Keeping the Genre Alive and Well at This Year’s Folk Fest

Hear and read about three young women keeping the folk genre alive and well as a new wave of performers at the 2015 Folk Festival

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

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