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PHOTOS: Kingsville Folk Fest Day One

Saturday August 13th, 2016, 7:24am


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Despite some intermittent rain, a large crowd gathered at Lakeside park in Kingsville on Friday for the third annual Kingsville Folk Festival.

The first of this three-night event featured Qristina and Quinn Bachand from Ireland, Alysha Brilla from Brampton, and Hamilton-born Garnet Rogers, among others.

The festival also features children’s activities, vendors, and musical workshops.

The K.F.F. runs until Sunday, featuring Cree vocalist Buffy Sainte-Marie headlining on Saturday and Latin Grammy award winner Alex Cuba on Sunday. Tickets for the weeks are $95 for a weekend pass, $60 for Saturday, and $50 for Sunday.

Alysha Brilla of Brampton playing the Kingsville Folk Festival in Lakeside Park on Friday night.


A “‘tweener” is a musician who plays between bands while the stage crew prepares for the next act. This particular artist performed a song about his love of ukeleles.

“The General Store,” where attendees are able to purchase festival and performer merchandise from hardworking volunteers.

Qristina and Quinn Bachand of Ireland playing the main stage of The Kingsville Folk Fest on Friday night.

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