News release – from Mariposa Folk Festival
The Mariposa Folk Festival announced today that legendary Canadian band, Blue Rodeo, has been added to its already stellar lineup.
In the 35 years since forming, Blue Rodeo have sold over 4 million albums, received dozens of JUNO Award nominations and wins, played over 2,000 shows, been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, been named to the Order of Canada and have been honoured with the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. And they’re still as strong as ever with the recent release of their 16th album Many A Mile.
The Mariposa Folk Festival is set to return to Tudhope Park in Orillia, July 8-10, and the recent lineup announcements of Blue Rodeo and The Strumbellas are added to a remarkable list of performers that includes Mavis Staples, Serena Ryder, Lennon Stella, JP Saxe, Allison Russell, Kathleen Edwards, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, and many more.
See the poster below for the full list of announced artists.
Tickets for Mariposa are on sale via the festival website.
Banner image: Blue Rodeo performs at Sadlon Arena in Barrie on Apr. 10, 2022