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Shots on the Rocks: Photos from FOTR 2019

Skies cleared for a safe and sunny return of Yellowknife's biggest music weekend. Featuring headliners La Force, Wintersleep and Lido Pimienta, Folk on the Rocks boasted a diverse range of artists. From the klezmer solos...

Wintersleep guitarist talks Folk on the Rocks

Wintersleep’s Sunday evening Folk on the Rocks performance will be the band’s first in the North. Fresh off the March release of their album, In the Land Of, the indie mainstays’ journey to Yellowknife is...

Folk on the Rocks announces final wave of artists

Friday Folk on the Rocks festival announced the third and final wave of artists hitting the stage this summer. Canadian storyteller Fiver, garage rock band Light Bulb Alley, Lazarus and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson will be joining...

Folk on the Rocks announces second wave of 2019 lineup

Folk On The Rocks Music Festival announced its second wave of artists on April 5. The 39th annual festival will be hosting performances by 'nocturnal electronic pop' performer La Force and Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter Alex Cuba. The...

World Music set to hit Northern stage

Bringing together musical genres from around the world, Folk on the Rocks announced their first wave of artists set to join the summer festival this year. The annual folk festival released the names of 11...

Folk on the Rocks announces first wave of 2019 lineup

  The 39th annual Folk on the Rocks Music Festival has announced that Juno prize winners Wintersleep and Polaris Music prize winner Lido Pimienta will be taking the stage this year. This year's festival will also feature...
Dylan Short/NNSL photo Carly Bradley, Folk on the Rocks executive producer, presents to council asking for renovations to the festival’s main stage to be funded in this year’s budget.

Public pitches on budget

A number of user groups lobbied City Council Monday evening to persuade them that they deserved funding in the 2019 budget. A total of four groups spent close to two hours asking for a number...

Taco in a Bag is back!

After taking a hiatus from the 2017 edition of Folk on the Rocks (FOTR) the local vendor behind festival-food favourite Taco in a Bag will be returning in 2018. "All weekend everyone was like, do...