32 results for tag: Folk

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

The Barrelmen

Back to play their annual December gig, 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-enthusiastic audience is ... Read More

Ray Elliot Band with Cidne Treen & Harmonica Donna

Hailing from way up in the Rocky Mountains, singer songwriter Ray Elliot moved to Saskatoon 15 years ago. And so it makes sense that his songs call to mind the rugged mountains of Alberta and the vast, open prairies of Saskatchewan. Ray is a natural storyteller, also able to find that common thread. Cidne Treen opens the night ... Read More

Megan Nash & Bears in Hazenmore

With her one-of-a-kind voice, deeply personal songs, and unapologetically open personality, Megan Nash leaves an impression upon everyone who hears her. On her latest album Seeker, Megan collaborates with ambient alt-rock unit Bears In Hazenmore with brilliant results. This new album takes Nash’s roots-based song writing into ... Read More

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

Brock Zeman with Blair Hogan

Over the course of 11 albums, singer songwriter Brock Zeman has built a reputation as a writer of great depth and passion. He and his long-time collaborator and guitarist, Blair Hogan have played hundreds of gigs across Western Canada and down to Texas and back. Think Tom Waits meets Fred Eaglesmith. 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

The Royal Foundry

The Royal Foundry make the kind of up tempo folk pop that comes from harmonious alignment. It makes sense, then, that band members Bethany and Jared Salte are married. As the duo write music inspired by their marital life along with life lessons and challenges, they embark hand-in-hand, creating thought provoking lyrics, ... Read More