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Winnipeg’s Festival du Voyageur to feature live outdoor music

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The Festival du Voyageur is back for another year, but with a twist.

For the first time in the francophone event’s history, live bands will perform outside for everyone to enjoy.

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The festival’s executive director, Darrel Nadeau, told 680 CJOB how they’re going to pull this off.

“We’re building a mobile concert trailer where the band will be nice and toasty inside of a trailer in front of the big window,” he said.

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“So when people are enjoying the outdoors, they’ll be also hearing live music.”

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The festival will feature all of its usual staples, such as maple taffy, snow sculptures and tobogganing.

As of now, proof of vaccination and masks will be required to attend.

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