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POV: The 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival

The sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday, July 8, 2012. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
Barefoot festival goers dance on Saturday at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Feist performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
The crowd cheers on Feist  as she performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night  just before the sun set. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Heidi Fauet dances with her son Sam (red shirt) and his friend Silas Solum near the Main Stage during the opening night at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night.   Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
The crowd cheers on Feist  as she performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night  just before the sun set. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Charity Rose Thielen, singer and violin with the Head and the Heart, performs at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Sam Beam, the American singer-songwriter known as Iron and Wine, performs Sunday evening at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival main stage. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Billy Bragg performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. 
Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Twin 8 year-old brothers, Ethan and Kieran Wiebe practice their hand stands prior to Beth Orton performing at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Alice Carey, 5, plays with bubbles while Beth Orton performs at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. 
TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Stacey Waldron (left) travels between stages with her husband Dan and kids Janae, 6 months, and Alex, 2, at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Attendees take in a performance by Matt Andersen at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Beth Orton performs at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Charles Bradley, a New York-based funk and R&B singer perform at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Saturday evening. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
A festival attendee naps prior to a performance by Beth Orton at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Elise Devoid snags a frisbee just before sunset on Saturday at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Miaja Buduhan, 5, plays the kazoo in the crowd on the final day of the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Fest. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Audenne Derksen (left), 7, plays with her cousin Nicklas Hamm, 6, and sister Arielle, 7, at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday.  Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Ulises Bella, saxophone player with Ozomatli  performs on the Main Stage with his band at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Ozomatli gets the crowd up and jumping as they  perform on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
People dance as the sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
The Head and the Heart perform at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Nick Urata, singer and multi-instrumentalist with DeVotchKa, performs during the headlining act on Saturday night 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
A festival goer plays with devil sticks as the sun sets on the second last day of the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
The sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday, July 8, 2012. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
Barefoot festival goers dance on Saturday at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Feist performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
The crowd cheers on Feist as she performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night just before the sun set. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Heidi Fauet dances with her son Sam (red shirt) and his friend Silas Solum near the Main Stage during the opening night at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
The crowd cheers on Feist as she performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Wednesday night just before the sun set. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Charity Rose Thielen, singer and violin with the Head and the Heart, performs at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Sam Beam, the American singer-songwriter known as Iron and Wine, performs Sunday evening at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival main stage. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Billy Bragg performs on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Twin 8 year-old brothers, Ethan and Kieran Wiebe practice their hand stands prior to Beth Orton performing at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Alice Carey, 5, plays with bubbles while Beth Orton performs at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Stacey Waldron (left) travels between stages with her husband Dan and kids Janae, 6 months, and Alex, 2, at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Attendees take in a performance by Matt Andersen at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Beth Orton performs at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Charles Bradley, a New York-based funk and R&B singer perform at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Saturday evening. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
A festival attendee naps prior to a performance by Beth Orton at the Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park, Friday. TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Elise Devoid snags a frisbee just before sunset on Saturday at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Miaja Buduhan, 5, plays the kazoo in the crowd on the final day of the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Fest. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Audenne Derksen (left), 7, plays with her cousin Nicklas Hamm, 6, and sister Arielle, 7, at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Ulises Bella, saxophone player with Ozomatli performs on the Main Stage with his band at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Ozomatli gets the crowd up and jumping as they perform on the Main Stage at the 39th annual Winnipeg Folk Festival at Birds Hill Park Thursday night. Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
People dance as the sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press
The Head and the Heart perform at the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Nick Urata, singer and multi-instrumentalist with DeVotchKa, performs during the headlining act on Saturday night 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
A festival goer plays with devil sticks as the sun sets on the second last day of the 2012 Winnipeg Folk Festival on Saturday. Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
The sun sets on the last day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press

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