17 results for tag: Country

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and recently added Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) create and perform music with a unique saltwater perspective on modern living. Having chosen the name Pretty Archie to honour a Cape Breton ... Read More

John Wort Hannam

In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs. Seventeen years later, with a few feathers in that lucky hat that include a JUNO nomination and a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Album of the Year, ... Read More

The Barrelmen

Back to play their annual December gig at The Bassment, The Barrelmen - Berkeley Buchko, Jody Giesbrecht, Tyler MacKenzie, and Craig Wilson - consistently deliver great original tunes, some fine singing and playing, and a rockin' party. Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, sometimes the Barrelmen’s ultra-enthusia... Read More

Jessica Mitchell

Singer-songwriter Jessica Mitchell has been called ‘country’s Adele’ and has been compared to Sheryl Crow. Her debut album Heart of Glass has been praised as a raw, relatable record with powerful, soulful melodies and lyrical brilliance. Having spent the last decade travelling between Toronto and Nashville, collaborating ... Read More

Sean Burns & T. Buckley

Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the left of the mainstream", Winnipeg singer songwriter Sean Burns taps into the grittiness of the road in the stark, down-to-earth style of an authentic storyteller. Touring relentlessly with his band ... Read More

Saskatoon Musicians’ Association Gala Showcase

The Saskatoon Musicians’ Association celebrates its 108th year with Gala Showcase 2018 – a star-studded evening featuring the diverse musical styles of some of Saskatoon’s top professional musicians. This year’s list of performers includes award-winning blues man B.C. Read, Sinatra jazz vocal specialist Graham Dyck, ... Read More

Belle Plaine & Blake Berglund

Sweethearts, co-writers, and cribbage opponents, Belle Plaine and Blake Berglund merge their distinct styles: hers, a jazzy, 1940s swing approach, his, a classic twang. They are unpredictable, intelligent, and genuine, with chemistry and harmonies that keep eyes on stage and toes tapping. Think Johnny and June, with a touch of ... Read More

Matt Patershuk

Matt Patershuk’s unaffected singing belongs to a different time. His voice reflects a reserve and unspoken toughness that is rarely heard today. Patershuk’s songs are peppered with the humour and humanity that exist in the works of John Prine and Willie Nelson. 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

Jessica Robinson: An Evening of Eva

Sorry, but this show is sold out! Since her untimely passing in 1996, singer Eva Cassidy’s reputation as one of the greatest interpreters of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country, rock, and pop songs has grown steadily. Eva’s ability to fashion incredibly beautiful and unique arrangements has created a legacy that lives on in ... Read More