We are thrilled to present the 8th edition of the Winter Roots Roundup festival! The festival will feature a blend of live music, engaged conversation, film, and community workshops.
Acoustic Concert + Q & A Session: Linda McRae
Featuring singer-songwriter, arts advocate, & multi-instrumentalist roots musician
Wednesday, February 1st, 12 p.m.
3-47 Old Arts Building/Convocation Hall, UAlberta Campus
Panel Discussion: Arts & Creative Programming in Vulnerable Communities
With Maigan van der Giessen, KazMega, Rylan Kafara & David Prodan
Chaired by Dr. Christine Stewart
Thursday, February 2nd, 2 p.m.
Academic Lecture: “Again, Folk Song: Herder, Voices of the People, and the Return to History”
Concert: Myhre’s Music 50th Anniversary Celebration
Featuring Byron and Alfie Myhre & Guests
Friday, February 3rd, 8:30 p.m.
Blue Chair Cafe
Documentary Film Screening + Director Q & A:
A Film by Michael Rossato-Bennett
Presented in partnership with Metro Cinema
Saturday, February 4th, 4 p.m.
Concert: Women of Folkways
Featuring Shawna Caspi, Linda McRae, and Dana Wylie
Presented in partnership with the Northern Lights Folk Club
Saturday, February 4th, 8 p.m.
Special thanks to the following organizations for their coordination and support of this year’s festival: