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The winners of the this year’s Youth discoveries

The judges have come to a decision.

The winners of this years youth discoveries are Andrew Nunno, Smith Magenis, Mackenzie McRuer, Beckah Hawker and Missy Bauman andBenjamin Rogers

These performers will have a spot at this year’s Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival. They will aso receive certificates for an appearance on Rogers TV.

We would like to express our pride in all the contestants over the past few weeks.

We would also like to thank Bruce Power, The Dock, The OAC and Heritage Canada for their support of the Youth Discoveries program.

Thanks as well to our GBFS connections committee- Ruth Parsons, Tara MacKenzie, Coco Love Alcorn, Roxane Davidson, Steve Kenny and David Moss Cornet.


Big thanks to Steve Kenny for doing the sound.

Thanks also to our judges, Coco Love Alcorn, Jade McMeekin, Charlie Glasspool, Liz Scott, and David Sereda.

See you at Summerfolk



This year’s finalists at the harmony centre!

Youth Discovery Finals

20130818-2291 - Version 2The Youth Discoveries finals are a go at the Harmony Centre, 890 4th Ave. East in Owen Sound on March 30th at 130 PM. The finalists are:

Benjamin Rogers, MacKenzie McRuer, Jack Darby, Leah Mathies, Rebekah Hawker and Missy Bauman, Lauren Poetker, Smith Magenis, Greg Smith, Amy Tourlousse, Andrew Nunno, Racquel Hardy, Emma Wright

Be there to see who is on the road to Summerfolk!

The Songs Of Neil Young

Sunday evening, April 13 at the Harmony Centre 9 acts, 17 songs from the pen of Neil Young. A fundraiser for the GBFS. Ticket info you can buy tickets over here.

Coco Love Alcorn, David Sereda, Larry Jensen, MacKenzie Blues Band, Our Shot Gun Wedding, The Sons of Perry, The Choir That Rocks, The Drift with the Milkanoes.

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Youth Discoveries Owen Sound March 9th

We had a fantastic time at the Harmony Centre on March 9th for the first prelims of the Youth Discoveries. We’d like to thank all the performers for their talent and their willingness to share it- Mira Meikle,Skyii Kempers,Lauren Poetker, Abby Woodhouse,Amy Toulousse,Greg Smith,The Arctic & The East,Emma Wright,Holly Melsom,Rebekah Hawker,Grace Watson and Smith Magenis.
Thanks also to our judges Liz Scott, Jade McMeekin and Coco Love Alcorn and to sound man extraodinaire Steve Kenny.

The following acts move to the finals March 30th at the Harmony centre at 1 PM. Join us next week in Paisley for the next round. Congrats to Rebekah Hawker and Missy Bauman, Lauren Poetker, Smith Magenis and Greg Smith. And congrats to all the performers who joined us for the preliminary..

Rebekah Hawker and Missy Bauman

Rebekah Hawker and Missy Bauman

Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Lauren Poetker

Lauren Poetker

Smith Magenis

Smith Magenis



It’s warming up, really

wordmark_2014It’s been a little bit like hibernation. Okay, it’s been a lot like hibernation. The days are getting longer, the clocks are about to spring forward. We’ve got a lot on our plate for the next few months, but it’s time to start letting you see what’s in store for Summerfolk. We’ll be adding names to the performer’s page for the whole month of March, culminating in the addition of the Youth Discovery winners on March 30th.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale until March 31st

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