Meet the Artist: William Prince

The Mariposa Folk Festival 2024 headliner is a rising star in the Canadian music industry. In 2017, a singer-songwriter from […]

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Bruce Cockburn To Be Inducted Into Mariposa Hall of Fame

Photo credit: Bruce Cockburn performing at 1972 Mariposa Folk Festival. Photo by Edwin Gailits. RUMOURS OF GLORY? “Mariposa has been […]

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Emerging folk musicians to showcase their talent at upcoming April performance

Spotlight Article appeared in Orillia Matters on April 19, 2024 The Emerging Artists Showcase is free to attend on April […]

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Orillia Artist Tony Bianco Creates ‘Quintessentially’ Mariposa Folk Festival Poster

“The simple essence of sharing music together as friends and family” Link to Video Interview with Tony Bianco and Leslie […]

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Mariposa-In-Concert Presents Boreal

ORILLIA ONTARIO, 10:00am January 17, 2024 As the snow melts, the sap runs, and the days grow longer, the popular […]

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Mariposa’s Annual ‘Evening of Blues & Gospel’ Show Feb. 3, 2024

ORILLIA ONTARIO, 11:00am December 15, 2023 Mariposa in Concert’s (MIC) wildly popular ‘An Evening of Blues & Gospel’ Show returns […]

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Mariposa selects Spencer Shewen for Artistic Director

ORILLIA ONTARIO – October 26, 2023, 10:00 am The Mariposa Folk Foundation is pleased to announce that following a thorough […]

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Mariposa Artistic Director leaves strong legacy – Liz Scott steps down after successful 7-year run

ORILLIA ONTARIO – July 31, 2023, 10:00 am The Mariposa Folk Foundation announced today that Artistic Director Liz Scott is […]

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Lance Anderson’s ’60 in 60′ – A Celebration of the Mariposa Folk Festival

Reprise of Mariposa Folk Festival ’60 in 60’ “A Celebration of 60 Years of Music from the Mariposa Folk Festival” […]

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Autumn Mariposa III

The Mariposa Folk Foundation has slated Saturday, October 14 for Autumn Mariposa III, an open-air afternoon concert featuring four popular […]

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The Way We Feel – A Lightfoot Celebration

Friday, July 7th at 5pm – Don’t Miss It! The 2023 Mariposa Folk Festival main stage has a very special […]

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Find Your Voice – Get to Know Some of Your New Favourite Mariposa Artists

Ammoye Ammoye is a Jamaican-born Canadian artist making waves with her distinct, reggae-fusion style. Taking influence from dancehall, gospel, and […]

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Canada’s Troubadour dies at 84: Gordon Lightfoot’s impact on the Mariposa Folk Festival won’t be forgotten

Photo credit: Mike Bailey Gordon Lightfoot, an Orillia treasure and pillar of the Mariposa Folk Festival, passed away from natural […]

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Mariposa 2023 Lineup Announcement: Paul Langlois Band, Danny Michel, Ammoye, Fast Romantics and 5 more acts added to stellar lineup

ORILLIA ONTARIO – March 30, 2023, 10:00 am The Mariposa Folk Festival returns July 7 to 9 to Tudhope Park […]

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Mariposa’s Annual ‘An Evening of Blues & Gospel Xl’ Show Feb. 4. 2023

Orillia, ON – January 4, 2023 Mariposa in Concert’s (MIC) wildly popular ‘An Evening of Blues & Gospel’ Show returns […]

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Tickets selling fast for ‘Autumn Mariposa’ and Opera House Concerts

Orillia, Ontario – September 7, 2022 – 10:00am Saturday, October 1 will be a big day for music fans in […]

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Mariposa to Enshrine Lightfoot in Hall of Fame

ORILLIA ONTARIO – JUNE 15, 2022 o·ver·due /ˌōvərˈd(y)o͞o/ adjective: overdue not having arrived, happened, or been done by the expected time. […]

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Mariposa Adds Blue Rodeo to Festival Lineup

ORILLIA ONTARIO – Apr. 11, 2022, 10:00 am The Mariposa Folk Festival announced today that legendary Canadian band, Blue Rodeo, […]

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