Bonnie Dobson’s Song, “Morning Dew”, to be Inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at Mariposa Folk Festival

Bonnie Dobson’s anti-nuke protest ballad, Morning Dew, was inspired by the award-winning 1959 film “On the Beach,” based on Nevil […]

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Best Lineup in Years

Mariposa Folk Festival has announced the full 2018 lineup, and it’s a winner! On top of well-known artists like Walk […]

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Union Duke: A Mariposa Showcase Story

On April 15th, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m., at the Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre, 400 Memorial Ave in […]

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The Good Lovelies – Mariposa Talks Interview

Each of the Good Lovelies is a highly talented singer and songwriter (country, folk, pop and jazz) in her own […]

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Buffy Sainte-Marie is Mariposa Bound

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that cultural icon Buffy Sainte-Marie has been added to a […]

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Alan Doyle Joins Our Stellar Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Alan Doyle, former lead singer for the legendary Canadian […]

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Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets Join the Mariposa Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets have joined the Main Stage lineup […]

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Bahamas Coming to #Mariposa2018

Orillia, Ontario, Canada –Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Bahamas, coming off a string of sold out concerts across […]

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Recruiting for Team Lead Positions for Mariposa 2018

The Mariposa Folk Festival is recruiting a Lead for the 50-50 Team and two Co-Leads for Greening. Both are volunteer […]

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Walk Off The Earth Joins the Mariposa Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival organizers announced today that Walk Off The Earth, the multi-talented five-piece musical phenomena […]

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Mariposa Folk Foundation Appoints a New Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of Mariposa Folk Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Scott of Meaford, Ontario, […]

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Mike Hill, Author of The Mariposa Folk Festival: A History – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this Mariposa Talks Interview, Mike Hill, author of The Mariposa Folk Festival: A History, published by Dundurn Press, regales […]

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Steve Poltz – Mariposa Talks Interview

Steve Poltz is Canadian by birth and Californian by osmosis. In this interview with Mariposa Talks, the singer-songwriter and raconteur […]

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The New Pornographers Join The Mariposa Lineup

Orillia, Ontario, Canada – Mariposa Folk Festival (#Mariposa2017) has announced that Canadian indie music super-collective The New Pornographers will perform […]

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Connie Kaldor – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview with Mariposa Talks, singer-songwriter and Order of Canada recipient Connie Kaldor talks about her life, her music, […]

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