Folk On The Rocks 2020 announces second wave of music acts

Photo courtesy of Folk on the Rocks by Angela Gzowski.

Folk On The Rocks is optimistic that their 40th Anniversary festival on July 17-19, will go ahead as planned in Yellowknife.

The second round of musical act announcements for the festival was released today by the planning committee.
NWT’s own,  Digawolf will be performing, along with PIQSIQ, Delhi 2 Dublin, Mo Kenney, Donovan Woods and the Opposition as well as Canadian Icons: Tegan and Sara will attend.
“We are  beyond excited to this second wave of artists that we’ll be welcoming to our stage this July  17-19,” Marketing Manager Sarah Frey said. ” In the event that Folk On The  Rocks 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19, patrons would receive an automatic refund on their ticket.”
Frey says that for the 40th Anniversary of Folk On The Rocks, the board and selections committee have been determined to make this year bigger and better than ever.
“Additional performers that we’re excited to welcome to the Folk On The Rocks stage include:  Northcote, Jay Gilday, Dawson City’s Joey O’Neil, Ponteix – presented by Association Franco  Culturelle de Yellowknife (AFCY), Yellowknife’s Miranda Currie, Kelly McLeod and the Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife,” Frey said.
All tickets, including tickets for the pre-event Warm The Rocks and performance schedule, is available at

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Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked as a spot news photographer/journalist with such news organizations as Vista-radio, CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire and Postmedia in Alberta.