The board and staff of Prince George Folkfest Society have announced the lineup for the fully-live Coldsnap 2023. The 16th annual Coldsnap – the prince george winter music festival will take place from January 27 to February 4. Every evening during Coldsnap week, they will present amazing live music in a variety of venues across Prince George.
The lineup of exceptional performers and schedule is available on the website, but we can let out a few teasers.
Ppening night is back once again at the Ramada Cranbrook Ballroom for the Coldsnap Craic, on Friday, January 27. They will get the party started with Mi’kmaq fiddler Morgan Toney from Cape Breton, and West of Mabou from Saskatoon with East Coast roots, who will have everyone out of their seats and tapping their toes to fiery Celtic and Mi’kmaq tunes and songs.
On Sunday, they will feature another specially-priced Coldsnap for Kids show at the Prince George Playhouse with Kelowna-based family rock band The Oot ‘N Oots.
On Friday February 3, they will join forces with Le Cercle des Canadiens Français de Prince George (CCFPG) to kick-off Francofun 2023 with a night of lively Francophone funk and trad. “Going Platinum” on Saturday, February 4 will celebrate the 20th year that Prince George Folkfest Society has been delighting
audiences with exceptional live music from across Canada and the world.
The unparalleled Delhi 2 Dublin will return to the Coldsnap stage to get everyone dancing, celebrating, and enjoying the live music experience once again. The festival will feature artists from across Canada and as far away as Australia, with the likes of Goodnight Sunrise, Small Glories, Suzie Vinnick, Lloyd Spiegel, Irish Mythen, Hyaenas, Kaeley Jade and more.
In addition, Coldsnap will present a variety of musicians from a little closer to home, who will have the chance to show off their talents during the Regional Showcase nights, January 31 and February 1 at the Royal Canadian Legion.
Coldsnap is also bringing back the free-to-attend “Come In From The Cold” IceJams and Workshops
throughout the week that make Coldsnap one of the most anticipated cultural events of the year.
Stay tuned to the Coldsnap website (www.coldsnapfestival.com) and our social media channels for details on the artist lineup, schedule, and venues. Tickets for all of the Coldsnap 2023 shows will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Monday, November 28 through the website: coldsnapfestival.com.