Winnipeg Folk Festival releases lineup for 2016 event

Ryan Adams, Lord Huron, Milky Chance and Sam Roberts Band are among the acts performing up at the 2016 Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Folk festival began in 1974 to mark Winnipeg's centennial

Fans enjoy the scene at a previous Winnipeg Folk Fest. (John Woods/Canadian Press)

Ryan Adams, Alan Doyle and the Beautiful Gypsies, Lord Huron, Milky Chance and Sam Roberts Band are among the acts performing at the 2016 Winnipeg Folk Festival.

The lineup was released Thursday and features a slate of international and local artists who will meet at Birds Hill Provincial Park, July 7-10, for the 43rd edition of the summer music festival.

The annual event, which began in 1974 to mark Winnipeg's centennial, has grown into one of the continent's premier folk music events, with tens of thousands of people attending.

The full list of performers is available on the folk fest website.

Tickets go on sale March 11 at 10 a.m. CST.

For more info on where to buy them, how much they cost, refunds, camping, parking and more, check:

(Winnipeg Folk Festival)


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