We went to see Lucy Dacus, Dawes, and The White Buffalo on closing day of CityFolk 2019.
Day at CityFolk 2019
We connected with guitarist Steve Mazur on how things have been going with the band of late.
Just as the festival was hitting its stride, it’s already coming to an end, as the traditionally 5-day festival was shortened by a day for 2019.
Day 2 at CityFolk 2019
With Friday’s incredible triple-header rock bill behind us, it’s back to the eclectic mix that CityFolk is well known for. Folk? Check. R&B? Check. Indigenous hip-hop? Yup, check too.
Photos by Landon Entwistle (IG @landonspics)
Catch Dear Rouge early Friday evening as they hit the City Stage at 5:45PM.
As we did with Bluesfest this summer, Apt613 will have you covered with daily preview articles, including highlights and interviews with some of the artists about to hit the stage.
We caught up with keyboardist and former Carleton University student Dave Ritter.
Day 1 features The Strumbellas, Lucinda Williams, Orville Peck, Dwayne Gretzky, Larkin Poe and The Once.
Fans of one of Canada’s most iconic singer-songwriters will soon have some opportunities to celebrate their folk hero.
Terry Steeves: “His smoky soulful voice was as crisp and strong as it was then, and the song’s cool jazz groove kept the audience in dance mode.”
Headliner Hozier drew a large crowd Saturday night to the City Stage.
Terry Steeves: “CityFolk marked the band’s second gig together with the new configuration, but their spot-on musicianship, on-stage chemistry, and tightness made it seem they’d already played thousands of times.”