Judging from an ad that’s scheduled to appear in tomorrow’s edition of prairie dog the Regina Folk Festival has finalized its main stage line-up for the 2012 festival which goes August 10-12 in Victoria Park.  

Friday night, Timber Timbre will kick things off, followed by Cold Specks, Shad, Mavis Staples and the Jim Cuddy Band.

Saturday night, Great Lakes Swimmers will be first up, followed by Serena Ryder & the Heartbroken, Elage Diouf, Austra and Stars.

Finally, on Sunday night, the Barr Brothers will open the evening, followed by Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three, Alejandra Robles and Arlo Guthrie, with Emmylou Harris (pictured) closing out the festival.

To get your blood pumping on this Wednesday morning, here’s a link to Austra performing “Beat and the Pulse” at the 2011 SXSW Festival.