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Winnipeg Folk Festival, Wednesday, July 10, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 — About 300 cyclists head north on Hwy. 59 to Birds Hill Provincial Park then to the Festival Campground to set up their camping spots.
Campers in vehicles line up Wednesday morning to get in to the festival camping area.
Jody Hopper (right) helps his friend Sean Strachan set up his tent in the festival camping.
Megan Barrymore (right) and wife Mandolyn share a hammock in a shady nook of the festival grounds.
Premier Greg Selinger points jubilantly up at the top of the Festival Tower shortly after the grand opening of the Winnipeg Folk Festival and its new Festival Village.
Festival-goers make the traditional run to the main stage, tarps in hand, to stake out a spot.
Paul Tackaberry (right) fans out his tarp.
Space near the main stage fills up fast as everyone tries to claim a prime spot.
Scott Buxton demonstrates circular breathing on one of his didgeridoos.
People wait patiently on near the main stage for locals Oh My Darling to open Wednesday night's performances.
Ojibway Métis elder Mae Louise Campbell offered the Winnipeg Folk Festival's opening blessing on the Main Stage Wednesday night.
Local Winnipeg group Oh My Darling starts the Wednesday night performances.
A man snaps a photo of Oh My Darling.
Oh My Darling.
Oh My Darling.
The crowd gets moving to the Avett Brothers.
The Avett Brothers get people up out of their seats.
The Avett Brothers.
Sisters Avery MacKenzie, 6, and Cadence, 3, try to catch bubbles made by Rich Hamon.
Festival-goers take a break at the conclusion of the Avett Brothers' set on the main stage.
Festival-goers groove to the Avett Brothers.
Festival attendees enjoy the sunset and prairie grass on the first day of the 2013 Winnipeg Folk Fest.
City and Colour headlines the main stage Wednesday night.
Fans watch City and Colour attentively.
Dallas Green of City and Colour closes out the main stage performances Wednesday night.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 — About 300 cyclists head north on Hwy. 59 to Birds Hill Provincial Park then to the Festival Campground to set up their camping spots. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press
Campers in vehicles line up Wednesday morning to get in to the festival camping area. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press
Jody Hopper (right) helps his friend Sean Strachan set up his tent in the festival camping. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press
Megan Barrymore (right) and wife Mandolyn share a hammock in a shady nook of the festival grounds. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Premier Greg Selinger points jubilantly up at the top of the Festival Tower shortly after the grand opening of the Winnipeg Folk Festival and its new Festival Village. - Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press
Festival-goers make the traditional run to the main stage, tarps in hand, to stake out a spot. - Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press
Paul Tackaberry (right) fans out his tarp. - Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press
Space near the main stage fills up fast as everyone tries to claim a prime spot. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Scott Buxton demonstrates circular breathing on one of his didgeridoos. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
People wait patiently on near the main stage for locals Oh My Darling to open Wednesday night's performances. -
Ojibway Métis elder Mae Louise Campbell offered the Winnipeg Folk Festival's opening blessing on the Main Stage Wednesday night. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Local Winnipeg group Oh My Darling starts the Wednesday night performances. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
A man snaps a photo of Oh My Darling. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Oh My Darling. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Oh My Darling. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The crowd gets moving to the Avett Brothers. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Avett Brothers get people up out of their seats. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Avett Brothers. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Sisters Avery MacKenzie, 6, and Cadence, 3, try to catch bubbles made by Rich Hamon. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Festival-goers take a break at the conclusion of the Avett Brothers' set on the main stage. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Festival-goers groove to the Avett Brothers. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Festival attendees enjoy the sunset and prairie grass on the first day of the 2013 Winnipeg Folk Fest. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
City and Colour headlines the main stage Wednesday night. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Fans watch City and Colour attentively. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Dallas Green of City and Colour closes out the main stage performances Wednesday night. - JESSICA BURTNICK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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