May 24, 2015


Friday fest brings emotional tributes to legends

FRIDAY, JULY 12 — Sophie Greenwood (left), 9, buries twin sister Ysabel in the sand with the help of Mateo Fernandez, 3, and Fenix Campbell, 1.
Juanita Courchaine (right) stands with her boyfriend's family. (In stroller) One-year-old Shyanne, in the stroller, is at her second festival — she came to her first at only three days old.
Tony DeRose has a different outfit for every day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival. He's been coming for the past 17 years.
Carly Reimer (left) and Sam Leech fill up at a water station Friday.
Gorilla Kitchen cook Josh Vanderber-Molina serves up caramelized bananas and biscuits for festival volunteers on Friday evening.
(Clockwise from left) Blue Markwart, Samantha Squanch, Nik O'Regan, Heather Williams, Dylan Markwart, Hayley Esperance and Colton Bloomquist chill out in a double-decker hammock.
Fans cheer as Dr. Dog plays on the Big Blue stage Friday evening.
Dr. Dog plays on the Big Blue stage Friday.
Fans rock out as Dr. Dog plays on the Big Blue stage Friday.
Dr. Dog plays on the Big Blue stage.
Alyx Monteith of Regina, Sask. is silhouetted against the sky at dusk while hula-hooping.

Updated on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 11:36 PM CDT: adds slideshow.

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