25 results for tag: Folk

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

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

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

Saskatoon Musicians’ Association Gala

The Saskatoon Musicians’ Association celebrates its 107th year with Gala Showcase 2017 featuring member recording artists: The Ray Elliot Trio, Heidi Munro and The RealGroovyBand, Brad Johner, Marlon Harder & Autopilot, and Piano Friday’s favourite Martin Yanovsky. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the best lineup ... Read More

JP Cormier & Dave Gunning

Story-teller, singer-songwriter, and working class hero Dave Gunning has 8 ECMAs, two Canadian Folk Music Awards, and 11 critically acclaimed recordings. Singer-songwriter and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist JP Cormier has 13 ECMs, one Canadian Folk Music Awards, and has worked with country greats Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, and ... Read More

The Fretless

Winners of the 2017 JUNO for Instrumental Album of Year, the Fretless’ goal is to expand the rhythmic, harmonic, melodic, and arrangement style of folk genres using only string instruments. Band members Trent Freeman, Karrnnel, Ben Plotnick, and Eric Wright transform traditional fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, ... Read More

Ellen Doty Trio

Calgary vocalist and songwriter Ellen Doty returns to the Bassment for a night showcasing both her original compositions and her rich, sultry, and sweet voice. While her music is rooted in jazz, it also seamlessly incorporates elements of folk and pop. Ellen’s trio features Josh Crowhurst (guitar) and Eli Bennett (tenor ... Read More

Danny Michel

With nominations for three JUNOs, the Polaris Prize, The CBC "Heart Of Gold" and a pile of albums under his belt, Danny Michel is unquestionably one of Canada’s finest songwriters. His thoughtful lyrics & earnest performances have earned him a devoted fan base. Danny’s upcoming album, Khlebnikov, was recorded aboard a ... Read More