11 results for tag: Folk Music

The Slocan Ramblers

The reigning champions of Canadian bluegrass, the Slocan Ramblers are back showcasing their unique blend of bluegrass, old-time, and folk. The band's set list is marked by thoughtful songwriting, lightning fast-instrumentals, and sawdust-thick vocals. This show will feature the Ramblers at the top of their game playing ... Read More

Fiddlyness’s Shivering Strings Showcase

Saskatoon’s annual winter fiddle event, Shivering Strings, returns with its popular instructor showcase. This year’s showcase will feature some of Canada's finest fiddle musicians including Alex Kusturok, JJ Guy, Troy MacGillivray, Cathy Sproule, and Gordon Stobbe. Bring your dancing shoes! Check out the Shivering Strings ... Read More

Alma Flamenca, Kari Alba, & Duencdecillo Present Devoción

Kari Alba and her dance company Alma Flamenca are celebrating 25 of flamenco art in Saskatoon. Duendecillo, a performance ensemble made up of performers from Cadiz, Spain and Saskatoon, has prepared a program of flamenco art entitled Devoción. The evening will feature El Bancalero (vocals), José Vega (guitar), Kari Alba ... Read More

Juan Martín

Juan Martín learned the art of flamenco in the land of its origin, Andalucia in southern Spain. Born in the coastal city of Málaga, he began studying guitar at the age of six eventually playing in local fiestas, weddings, and baptisms as he developed his knowledge and skills in the disciplines of the purest traditions of ... Read More

Tristen Durocher

Tristen Durocher is a 26 year-old Metis fiddler from Buffalo Narrows. After picking up the fiddle at the age of 9, he began attending the John Arcand Fiddle Fest in Saskatoon, learning from fiddle teachers from across Canada. Tristen has attended the Kenosee Lake Kitchen Party in Moose Mountain Provincial Park and the Calvin ... Read More

Fiddlyness’s Shivering Strings Showcase

Saskatoon’s annual winter fiddle event, Shivering Strings, returns with its popular instructor showcase. This year’s showcase will feature some of Canada's finest fiddle musicians including Jake Charron, JJ Guy,  Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Cathy Sproule, and Gordon Stobbe. Bring your dancing shoes! Check out the ... Read More

Black Umfolosi

Since 1982, the members of Black Umfolosi have been Zimbabwe’s greatest cultural ambassadors. Inspired by the traditional song and dance of southern Africa, the group performs a capella imbube music, gumboot dance, and Zulu dance with a beauty and enthusiasm that are unrivalled. Black Umfolosi’s natural ability to communi... Read More

The Fretless

The Fretless has toured and recorded together since 2012, winning multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, Western Canadian Awards, and most recently, the 2017 JUNO Award for Instrumental Album of the Year. The quartet’s fresh approach is quickly gaining acclaim as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, ... Read More

Back of the Bus – 6 tx left!

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

Back of the Bus – 3 tx left!

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