10 results for tag: Accordion

Gillian Snider & the Whiskey Jerks

Feeling it was time to expand her one-woman accordiana show, vocalist Gillian Snider recruited Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar), and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join in on her musical misadventures. The Whiskey Jerks have created their own niche, combining klezmer, countr... Read More

Back of the Bus

Specializing in classic and contemporary Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots, Back of the Bus plays at ceilidhs, festivals, pubs, and is a favourite at Robbie Burns Nights and FolkFest. The band features Jim Walls (guitar/vocals), Sheila Vaadeland (guitar/vocals), Anna Bekolay (fiddle/vocals), Kathi Davis-... Read More

Quartango: The Golden Era

Pulsating with new energy and eclectic ideas, Quartango dusts off tango standards to create an explosive mix of virtuosity, musicality, elegance, sensuality, and humour. Composed of four highly accomplished musicians who are bound by their shared passion for the tango and an unceasing desire to make a close connection with ... Read More

Ray Bonneville

With a style that draws comparisons to J.J. Cale and Daniel Lanois, Ray Bonneville is a blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired song and groove man. Born in Quebec, Ray moved to Boston and served a year in Vietnam as a Marine, struggled and overcame drug addiction, earned a pilot’s licence in Colorado and moved to Alaska, ... Read More

Vishtèn

One of the most respected and imaginative Acadian bands to come out of the east coast of Canada, Vishtèn has released four albums, won numerous awards, and given thousands of performances in over 10 countries. Hailing from Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands, the members of this driving percussive trio - Pascal ... Read More

OctoBeerFest with the Heidleberg Band

Our first Octoberfest is really an Octo-Beer-fest with beer and sausage samplings included. Live music will be provided by Saskatoon’s own leiderhosen-garbed minstrels of song – The Heidleberg Band. Noch ein Bier, bitte! Proceeds from this fundraising event will be added to our street-level LED sign fund. NO FREE ... Read More

Hot Club Saskatoon & Styles Montreux

Hot Club Saskatoon plays the swing standards made famous by Django Reinhardt in the 1930s and ‘40s. Mild-mannered Ross Nykiforuk steps out of the phone booth as the groovy and swinging superhero of the Hammond B3 – Styles Montreux. Smooth-as-silk vocalist Shelley Ewing guests in both groups. Read More

Back of the Bus

From unlikely beginnings in the back of a bus on a pipe band road trip, the members of Back of the Bus play classic and contemporary folk and Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots. Formerly known as Siamsa, Kim ‘n’ Jim are Kim de Laforest (violin) and Jim McLean (guitar, bouzouki, vocals, wisecracks). ... Read More

Goitse

Award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy. Recently crowned Live Ireland’s Trad Group of the Year and having won the prestigious Freiburger International Leiter 2016 award in Germany, Goitse is one of the most sought-after bands amongst connoiss... Read More

Michael Occhipinti

The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and the best elements of jazz, world music, funk, blues, and chamber music. Band leader and arranger Michael Occhipinti has assembled an all-star cast which features sensational Italian jazz vocalist Pilar. ... Read More