11 results for tag: Bluegrass

Oliver the Crow

Kaitlyn Raitz (cello, vocals) and Ben Plotnick (fiddle, vocals) have played folk, bluegrass, Appalachian, and string band music with countless artists across North America. Individually, Kaitlyn and Ben have made their respective marks playing everything from jazz to country to classical and everywhere in between. While their ... Read More

Pretty Archie

Hailing from musically fertile Cape Breton Island, Pretty Archie’s honest, heartfelt writing connects listeners to a saltwater perspective on modern living. Their fun-loving and, at times, heartbreaking blend of blues, country, folk, and bluegrass has helped the band build a loyal fan base across Canada. Read More

The Lonesome Ace Stringband

The Lonesome Ace Stringband plays old-time, Appalachian folk songs, and fiddle/banjo tunes. Band members Chris Coole (banjo), John Showman (fiddle), and Max Heineman (bass) share a deep respect for the roots of the music, a keen sense of innovation to the performance and material, and a passion for the sound that transcends ... Read More

Jeff Scroggins & Colorado

Fronted by internationally acclaimed two-time National Banjo Champion Jeff Scroggins, Colorado is a high-energy five-piece bluegrass band possessing an eclectic range of influences blending second and third generation bluegrass. The band features award-winning mandolinist/songwriter Tristan Scroggins and Greg Blake’s authen... Read More

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the bluegrass tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene. Known for their energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan, The ... Read More

In With The Old

Combining raw talent with a passion and respect for bluegrass and old-time music, In With The Old is on the way to the top of the North American roots music scene. Band members Ellen Froese, Kasia Thorlakson, and Jaxon Lalonde made their American debut at this year’s Merlefest in North Carolina. Sponsored by CFCR Read More

Eliza Doyle

One only has to hear Eliza Doyle perform to appreciate the originality her playing and songwriting writing have to offer. Eliza’s charismatic high energy performances and innovative and unique approach to the clawhammer banjo have impressed audiences far and wide. Sponsored by CFCR Read More

Andrew Collins Trio

Ground-breaking roots musician Andrew Collins has teamed up with multi-instrumentalists Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney to create music that blurs the lines between bluegrass, jazz, old-time, folk, Celtic and classical. The trio displays amazing versatility, trading off on mandolin, mandola, mandocello, fiddle, guitar, and ... Read More

The Vivants

Inspired by the traditions of Southern music and showmanship, The Vivants are Emil Bonn (vocals), Clare Armentante (fiddle), James Touzel (bass), and Kalei Yamanoha (accordion). The group has just released Bluegrass Special, an album that shimmers with bluegrass and old-time country originals and with sister-style harmonies. ... Read More

Union Duke

Folk quintet Union Duke bridges soulful indie-rock with bluegrass and country, belting out soaring harmonies in three and four parts. Their songs are irresistible with a heartbreak of twang and a bootshake of rock and roll. Union Duke is two-fifths city, two-fifths country, and one-fifth whiskey. Sponsored by CFCR. Read More