37 results for tag: Folk

The Once

Lead vocalist Geraldine Hollett and vocalist-instrumentalists Phil Churchill and Andrew Dale return to play an evening of original and traditional songs delivered in immaculate three-part harmony. With three Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous ECMA awards, and two JUNO nominations, The Once are at the vanguard of contemporary ... 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

Richard Inman

A staple of Winnipeg’s folk and country scene, Richard Inman is blessed with a rich baritone voice and a delicate musical touch. His mature songs feel at once deeply familiar and bracingly fresh. Between steady gigging and a residency at Winnipeg’s legendary Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club, Richard has proven himself ... Read More

Jessica Robinson Sings Eva Cassidy

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 the hearts of her followers. One ... Read More

Stephen Fearing

A founding member of Canadian roots supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Stephen Fearing is a prolific singer-songwriter with a discography of 10 critically acclaimed recordings. He has received numerous awards and nominations, including the 2007 Roots & Traditional Album of the Year JUNO Award for Yellowjacket and the 2017 ... Read More

Andrew Collins Trio

“Light of touch, fast of wit, copiously imaginative, and a musical scholar of the highest distinction, Toronto mandolin virtuoso pulls out all the stops” Toronto Star “To call Andrew Collins a master of the mandolin would be putting it mildly.– 4/5 stars" Exclaim! Magazine #1 Canadian artist receiving airplay ... Read More

The Whiskey Jerks

Combine a bit of klezmer, a bit of jazz-schmazz, a bit of country, rock, and ska with a good honest prairie sound. Then throw some cocky lyrics and good story telling in the mix. What you end up with is the Whiskey Jerks’ debut album Neat. The Fabian Minnema Trio opens up the night with a set of feel-good original tunes. ... 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

While Rome Burns

Happy to just fiddle away while chaos reigns, While Rome Burns is an eclectic duo with a range of musical styles including Appalachian, Celtic, New England, Quebecois, Metis, Galacian, and swing. Paul Gitlitz's fiddle compositions and Wyndham Thiessen’s sometimes tender, sometimes humorous songs are played on any number of ... Read More

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