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Dauphin's Countryfest Receives Philanthropist of the Year Award

Posted Oct 16' 12 1:30 pm

Dauphin's Countryfest has been awarded the 2012 Philanthropist of the Year Award from the Dauphin & District Community Foundation. The award was presented to the organization at the Community Foundation's Annual Dinner on Saturday, October 13, 2012. The Philanthropist of the Year award is given to individual(s) or businesses that have shown the true spirit of philanthropy and giving. The award may be given for contributions to the Foundation in one given year and/or for contributions over an extended period. Dauphin's Countryfest has been involved from the establishment of the Dauphin & Di ...more
Ross McAuley

Dauphin's Countryfest finalist for Manitoba Tourism Award

Posted Sep 20' 12 2:58 pm

Dauphin’s Countryfest was nominated for the 2012 Manitoba Tourism Award for Event of the Year. Countryfest Director, Ross McAuley was in attendance and was pleased to accept our finalist award at the Awards Ceremony in Winnipeg on September 10, 2012.

Unfortunately, Countryfest didn’t take home the win for this year but the board and staff would like to congratulate the Winnipeg Folk Festival and Folklorama on their shared win!

Dauphin's Countryfest will be featured on CMT

Posted Sep 5' 12 10:35 am

CMT host Casey Clark and his crew were on site during Dauphin's Countryfest this year gathering lots of fun footage.  Dauphin's Countryfest is excited that we will be featured on CMT this weekend!

Here are the times and dates that the Countryfest special will be aired:

  • Friday September 7th - 6:00pm ET
  • Friday September 7th - 11:00pm ET
  • Saturday September 8th - 3:30pm ET
  • Sunday September 9th - 1:00pm ET

The Boys of Fall Tour coming to Portage & Dauphin!

Posted Sep 4' 12 9:02 am

Dauphin's Countryfest is proud to be presenting 2 concert stops on the "Boys of Fall Tour" featuring Canadian Country Music stars Dallas Smith and Chad Brownlee! The first show being presented by Dauphin's Countryfest will be in Portage La Prairie on Friday November 16th, 2012. The next show will be in Dauphin on Saturday November 17th, 2012. Tickets for both of these shows will go on sale Monday September 17th, 2012 at 9:00am. Both of these shows will be a SOCIAL setting. Please watch for more details. Check out this video < ...more
Pollstar aug 2012

Dauphin's Countryfest makes POLLSTAR Magazine!

Posted Aug 22' 12 12:03 pm

Dauphin's Countryfest was featured in the August 13th, 2012 edition of POLLSTAR Magazine.

POLLSTAR included a picture from this years' festival of Zac Brown Band along with Countryfest President Eric Irwin and Promoter Rob Waloschuk in the "Backstage" section of the magazine.

POLLSTAR Magazine tracks major touring acts around the workd.  POLLSTAR is the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry.  They release weekly publications of the magazine.

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