9 results for tag: Celtic

Tony McManus

Recognized throughout the world as the leading guitarist in Celtic music, Tony McManus learned his craft by listening to his family’s record collection. In McManus’s skillful hands, the complex ornamentation normally associated with Celtic fiddles and pipes is accurately transferred to guitar in a way that preserves the ... 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

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia, West of Mabou performs lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. The band combines the talents of Scott Benson (fiddle), Roberta Wallace (fiddle), Alex Rasmussen (pipes/whistles), Justin Easton (guitar), and Jared Dormer (drums... Read More

The Residuals

With a repertoire of joyful, lively Celtic music that pays homage to their Gaelic sires and their prairie roots, the members of The Residuals are Rick Kroener (guitar, voice), Jeremy A. Cook (fiddle, voice), and Rob McInnis (mandolin, Irish banjo, mandosaurus, voice). At all time the band strives to be authentic, acoustic, and ... 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

Fiddle Fest

Corss Canada Fiddle Fest features a powerhouse of the best traditional fiddlers that Canada has to offer, brought together for one evening only right here in Saskatoon! The fiddlers: Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Gordon Stobbe, JJ Guy, and Stephanie Lepine. The back up band:Daniel Koulack, Eric Wright, and Jean-Francois ... Read More

Karrnnel

Back for a Christmas visit, fiddle wizard, recording artist, teacher, producer, and composer Karrnnel Sawitsky is changing the face of fiddle music. Born and raised in Saskatoon, Karrnnel started out competing in Saskatchewan fiddle competitions and has since toured all across North America. Sponsored by Great Western Brewing ... 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

Sultans of String

Chris McKhool and the Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity. The band’s thrilling genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, has earned them two JUNO Award nominations, two Canadian Folk Music Awards, and a SiriusXM ... Read More