Past song of the week / July 2009

"Red River Jig"

From the album Brand New Good Old Days

Featured track, available from July 9 to July 16

Thousands of people are busy making their annual pilgrimage to Birds Hill Park for the Winnipeg Folk Festival, which kicked off its 36th year on July 8. Included in the festival's weekend population are several Manitoba acts ready to take over stages:  Alana Levandoski (who opens Main Stage on July 9), JackpineDon Amero, Dominique Reynolds, Dust Poets, Big Dave McLean, Ridley Bent, Fred Penner, Mr. Mark, and Alphabet Soup. To help us celebrate, Jackpine is offering up "Red River Jig," from its debut release on Dollartone Records, Brand New Good Old Days. Just click the red button by July 16 and it's yours. While you're listening, check out the schedule of local talent in the Live Music Calendar and on the Folk Fest profile page, and read more about what's going on this year.


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