Donna Holmes

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival  Fri., Sept. 27, 12:00pm: Patio Concert: Wolfville Memorial Library Donna Holmes, singer and songwriter, produces Broken Leg Theatre, a show featuring local performance artists, three times a year at the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville.  She hosted a weekly open mic for 8 years; has recorded back-up vocals for…

Elsie Morden

Deep Roots 2019 Artist in the Schools Program Wed., Sept. 25, Wolfville School, Middleton High School Thurs., Sept. 26, Bridgetown Regional Community School Fri., Sept. 27, Kingston and District School, Berwick & District School Elsie Morden is a 23-year-old country singer, songwriter, and motivational speaker. She has performed in the Diamonds in the Rough Showcase…

Emma Stevens

Sponsored by Town of Wolfville Sat., Sept. 28, 3:00pm: Idle No More: Truth and Reconciliation, Al Whittle Sun. Sept. 29, 1:00pm: Festival Finale, Festival Theatre Emma Stevens, 16, has been singing and performing for most of her life but only recently became a recording artist with the release of “My Unama’ki”, a song in celebration of her indigenous heritage…

Erin Costelo

Sponsored by Bruce Dienes Community Consulting  Fri., Sept. 27, 3:00pm: Deep Roots Artist@Acadia, KC Irving Auditorium Fri., Sept. 27, 7:00pm: Main Stage, Festival Theatre Sat., Sept. 28, 1:00pm: Songwriter Circle, Festival Theatre Artist@Acadia: Documentary: Sweet Marie: In Studio with Erin Costelo   Directed by JUNO award winner Amelia Curran, this behind the scenes documentary witnesses the making of Erin…

Gabriel Minnikin

Sponsored by Wolfville Curling Centre Sat., Sept. 28, 11:20am: Farmers’ Market Sat., Sept. 28, 1:30pm: Geometry of Songs: Circles, Triangles and Squares, Al Whittle Sat., Sept. 28, 11:00pm: Paddy’s Pub Sun. Sept. 29, 1:00pm: Festival Finale, Festival Theatre (PLEASE NOTE, Gabriel Minnikin will be at Paddy’s on Saturday, not Friday as indicated in the festival schedule.) The uniquely talented Canadian…

Lindy Vopnfjörð

Sponsored by Boston Pizza  Fri., Sept. 27, 7:00pm: Main Stage, Festival Theatre Sat., Sept. 28, 1:00pm: Songwriter Circle, Festival Theatre Sun. Sept. 29, 10:00am: Music as Medicine, Songs That Heal, Festival Theatre Lindy Vopnfjörd is an Icelandic-Canadian musician based in Toronto, Ontario, who captures poetically, in lyric and sound, humble and heroic human dramas sung spectacularly. Vopnfjörd is a proficient…

Madison Violet

Sponsored by Jane’s   Fri., Sept. 27, 11:00pm: Paddy’s Pub Sat., Sept. 28, 1:00pm: Songwriter Circle, Festival Theatre Sat., Sept. 28, 7:00pm: Main Stage, Festival Theatre After 20 years together, Juno nominated singer-songwriting duo, Madison Violet, are as much wanderers as they are musicians.   A career filled with endless roads stretching into the horizon, winding through changing landscapes, each kilometer traveled…

Makayla Lynn

Sponsored by Annapolis Cider Company  Fri., Sept. 27, 7:00pm: Main Stage, Festival Theatre Sat., Sept. 28, 1:00pm: Songwriter Circle, Festival Theatre Sun. Sept. 29, 10:00am: Music as Medicine, Songs That Heal, Festival Theatre Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as a new artist you need to know, Makayla Lynn has already earned herself 12 major award nominations, all before she could…

Marilyn Manzer

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival   Sat., Sept. 28, 10:30am: Kids PLAY Music!, Wolfville Baptist Church Marilyn Manzer has taught and performed music in Wolfville for 25 years and has taught Kindermusik® for 10 years.    She sings, plays piano and recorder. As well, she  has been the music director for Women of Wolfville productions…

Maritime Marionettes

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival Sat., Sept. 28, 12:15pm: Magic on a String, Festival Tent Maritime Marionettes, founded by partners and puppeteers Heather and Darryll Taylor, has been entertaining families in Canada and abroad since 1986. The Taylors bring traditional and original stories to life with exquisitely made and skillfully manipulated wooden marionettes. The company creates…