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Your guide to CBC Sunlit Stage 2 at the Regina Folk Festival

Get ready for a weekend of music at the CBC Sunlit Stage 2. Get your groove on with Montreal's finest, welcome international Saskatchewan superstars home, get up close and personal with living legends & more...

Join CBC to celebrate 50 years of making music and memories in Regina's downtown

Vox Sambou, founding member of Montreal hip-hop collective Nomadic Massive, encouraging crowd participation at Sunlit Stage 2. (Chris Graham/Regina Folk Festival)

The Regina Folk Festival is hitting a big milestone and once again, CBC Saskatchewan will be there.

We're pleased to sponsor this event and we'll be hosting the Sunlit Stage 2 in Victoria Park, Aug. 9-11. Our CBC street team has dreamed up some extra activities to keep your toes tapping.

Our kick-off event on the Sunlit Stage 2 will be on Friday, Aug. 9 featuring music from Megan and Jenna Nash.

Megan and Jenna Nash hit the stage at the 50th Regina Folk Festival. (Regina Folk Festival)

Meet the artists

On Saturday, Aug. 10, following his workshop performance at 1 p.m., you can meet Colter Wall and get your picture taken at the CBC social wall.

Popular Edmonton pop singer-songwriter Ruth B will also be joining us at the CBC social wall at 3:30 p.m., prior to her workshop.

Multi-platinum artist Ruth B brings her chart topping music to the Folk Festival. (Regina Folk Festival)

On Sunday, Aug. 11, there's no time for rest. Get ready for four more performances hitting the daytime stage. Our final performance will feature Franco-Folk-Tronic with H'Sao, AfrotroniX, Folle Avoine and Shawn Jobin.

There are so many Saskatchewan artists this weekend that you will definitely be feeling provincial pride everywhere you go! Come to the CBC Sunlit Stage 2 to check out performances by Connie Kaldor, The North Sound and recent Canadian Gold certified The Dead South, to name just a few.

Here is your full guide to all the performers appearing at the CBC Sunlit Stage 2.

AfrotroniX merges electronic music with African rhythms and electric Touareg blues. (Regina Folk Festival)

Meet CBC personalities

Come chat with and get to know the following CBC-ers, who will be emceeing our stage all weekend!

  • Friday, Aug. 9: Madeline Kotzer, 12-1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 10: Sam Maciag
  • Sunday, Aug. 11: Adam Hunter

All My Relations workshop

mitakuye-oyasin: All My Relations co-presented by CBC

Saturday, Aug. 10: 2:45-3:50 p.m.

CBC Saskatchewan is proud to co-present this special workshop shining the light on Canadian Indigenous artists making waves across the country and around the world. Join us for the sounds of Quantum TangleCeleigh CardinalThe North Sound and Ila Barker.

An alternative, folk-rock project formed by Forrest Eaglespeaker in 2014 as a way to share his stories, The North Sound is an attempt at trying to close the gap reflected in the vast space of the open Canadian landscape. (The North Sound/Facebook)

In anticipation of this workshop, during festival weekend, keep your eyes on our social media accounts for a special interview and performance by The North Sound.

CBC treasure hunt

We want you to have the best festival experience and to do that you need some sweet sustainable swag. On Sunday, Aug. 11, from 12-3 p.m., play in our CBC Saskatchewan treasure hunt and you could win some eco-conscious CBC festival survival gear. Visit us on-site to learn more!

About this article:

The local marketing and communications team for CBC Saskatchewan seeks out new and innovative ways to take the public broadcaster into communities and grow audiences. Seeking to reflect the diverse experiences of those who live in the places we report on, CBC Saskatchewan is a sponsor of the 2019 Regina Folk Festival and will host a the CBC Sunlit Stage 2. The public can meet CBC Saskatchewan personalities and receive branded CBC merchandise that celebrates us as your local public broadcaster.

Do you have something big up your sleeves that the local public broadcaster should sponsor? Drop us a line at saskcomms@cbc.ca