Cityfolk Organizer Announce Marvest 2016 Lineup


OTTAWA, Ontario (CelebrityAccess) — CityFolk music festival organizers have revealed the lineup for the Marvest music festival when it returns for its second year on September 16th and 17th.

The lineup for the 2016 edition of the festival includes Angelique Francis; Atherton; Average Times; Braden Folks; Brandon Allan; Buck-N-Nice; City Fidelia; Claude Munson; Cody Coyote; David daCosta; Dear Blackwolf; DJ Acro; Dylan Phillips; ERU-ERA; Future States; Harea Band; How Far To Mexico; Jesse Dangerously; Julie Corrigan; Kelsey Hayes; Kilmanjaro; Lovegood; Lynne Hanson; Old Man Grant; Pony Girl; Saint Clare; St. Stephen's; TELECOMO; The John Punch Band; The Monroe Sisters; The Reverb Syndicate; The Rifle & The Writer; The Stringers; The Tackies; Tony Turner; Tribe Royal; Ty Hall; Valois; William Lamoureux; Winchester Warm; and Yao, among others.

As well, the festival will take over more than a dozen local venues near bank street, providing a performance space for more than 50 local performers, who will put on a series of free concerts.

“This is a great opportunity for the CityFolk organization to promote local talent by working in cooperation with local businesses,” says CityFolk executive director Mark Monahan. “It gives the musicians a boost by helping them develop their audiences . . . and it helps businesses broaden their customer base.” – Staff Writers