“The lineup for the 2018 version of Lupercalia has been released and it has been affectionately nicknamed “the women and children first edition.”
The mid-winter festival will again be centred at the Heartwood Concert Hall on Feb. 16 and 17 during the Family Day long weekend, and this year’s lineup features a strong contingent of women and young people.” – Rob Gowan
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Meet Lupercalia’s new artistic director. Philly Markowitz has programmed music for over 25 years as a CBC/Radio-Canada host / programmer, community radio broadcaster, and occasional music promoter. She is looking forward to programming Lupercalia after participating on Mudtown event committees for six years. Markowitz replaces former director Josh Richardson, who has helmed the festival since its inception in 2011. Lupercalia happens annually during the February Family Day long weekend, which is the 16th & 17th in 2018.
Richardson will perform a new ambient work entitled “Ataraxia” at the Georgian Shores United Church in Owen Sound on Wednesday, August 23rd at noon, as part of the Noon Hour concert series. The event is free.
Listen to “Spheres” from the double EP “Book Ends” below.
Want to hear the artists playing at Lupercalia 2017?! Just stream, or download the FREE Mudtown Radio Podcast: Lupercalia 2017 Edition below and listen to tracks from the Woodshed Orchestra, WHOOP-Szo, L CON, Taktus, & more. Are you an iTunes user? Then just download the podcast free from the iTunes store – click here.