Inspirations Coffeehouse

Winkler Arts and Culture and the Back 40 Festival are proud to present ‘Inspirations Coffeehouse’ on March 9 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Come on down to hear the sounds of local talent and a tribute to Leonard Cohen. Feel free to showcase your music as well! We hope to see you there!

Oktoberfest on October 15!

Mark your calendars … Back 40 is proud to present Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 15 at the Morden Friendship Centre! Tickets can be purchased at Thornview Grocery (Morden) amd Whitecap Coffee (Winkler).

2016 Festival Photos

Check out photographer Garnie Ross’s captures from this year’s Back 40 Festival by clicking the headline, and then follow this link:

Yoga in the Bowl

 Yoga in the Bowl  Yoga in the Bowl is back for its fourth year in a row! Hosted by Sheena Butler of Harmony Tree Studio, yoga in the bowl will begin at 10:00 a.m. and is free for festival goers. To participate purchase your festival ticket in advance online or  in person at Whitecap Coffee in […]

2016 Festival Schedule

Festival Schedule for June 5   11:50 – 1200 AL SIMMONS OPENS THE FESTIVAL 12:00 – 12:40 ON THE EDGE 12:40 – 12:45 Al Simmons 12:45 – 1:25 MIKA DAWN 1:25 – 1:35 Jesse Howatt 1:35 – 2:15 RAINE HAMILTON 2:15 – 2:25 Al Simmons 2:25 – 3:05 DAVID LUM 3:05 – 3:15 Al Simmons […]

Volunteer at the Back 40 Festival!

Click the headline to read more about volunteering at the Back 40 Festival. May  6, 2016  Interested in volunteering at the Back 40 Festival? Save the following form to your computer– 2016 Volunteer Form –fill it out and e-mail it to Opportunities include helping out in the merch tent, children’s tent, hospitality tent and some opportunities […]

Music line-up for 2016 festival now live!

Click the headline to read about the performer line-up for this year’s Back 40 Festival on June 5, 2016 in Morden Park, Morden, MB. Read the performer biographies by clicking this link.

The ’70s Show

March 16, 2016 Click the headline to read! The Back 40 Festival is excited about our upcoming spring fundraiser. Each year the Back 40 organizes a tribute show were local performers play as their favourite band. This year’s theme is The ’70s Show. Based on the enthusiastic response from 2015, the show will see tributes […]

Busking Opportunities

March 16, 2016 Click the headline to read! Hey musicians! The Back 40 Folk Festival has some great opportunities for busking at local events such as the Morden Farmer’s Market, the annual Corn and Apple Festival, and Canada Day celebrations. Fill out this general Busking Application Form and/or this form specifically for busking at the C&A busking […]

The Back 40 is excited to announce its new members!

    Click the headline to read about our new board members! For the 2016 festival season, the Back 40 Festival has an almost brand new board. Jenessa Kehler has joined the Back 40 as the new chairperson, replacing outgoing chair Jocelyn Unrau. Returning board members include Hank Hildebrand, Sharla Kinsman and MaryAnne Neufeld. With […]