45 results for tag: Folk

Madeleine Roger

Winnipeg former thespian, life-long traveller, singer-songwriter Madeleine Rogers has performed her songs on CBC Radio and at the Winnipeg and Calgary Folk Festivals. Combining her captivating voice with a vivid lyricism and maturity, Madeleine absorbs stories and questions the way that things are, creating songs with imagina... Read More

Megan Nash

Two time WCMA nominee Megan Nash has been described by CBC Radio One’s Tom Allen as having “a powerful voice and an authoritative style.” On her latest album Seeker, the Saskatchewan singer songwriter collaborates with ambient/alt-rock unit Bears In Hazenmore with brilliant results. In sharp contrast to the starkness of ... Read More

The Karpinka Brothers

With a sound that bridges a curious gap between Van Morrison, Joel Plaskett, and outsider artists such as Daniel Johnston, the Karpinka Brothers may very well be the truest and purest artists to ever come out of Saskatchewan. The brother’s third album, You Can Count On Me, recently won Best Album of the Year in Planet S ... 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

The Whiskey Jerks

Feeling it was time to expand her one-woman accordiana show, vocalist Gillian Snider recruited Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar), and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join in on her musical misadventures. The Whiskey Jerks have created their own niche, combining klezmer, countr... Read More

Joshua Hyslop

An affable and thought-provoking singer-songwriter able to silence any crowd with soft and consistently pitch perfect vocals, Joshua Hyslop’s creates music that is an atmospheric, soul-searching blend of melodic pop and indie folk. Inspired to write largely as a result of the people and relationships surrounding him, his ... 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

Oysterband 3

Combining folk sensibility and acoustic instruments with rock dynamics and sharp, engaged songwriting, Oysterband has become legendary for the passion and energy of their live performances in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. The band’s modern, folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes intense, ... Read More

Freddy & Francine

The story of Lee Ferris and Bianca Caruso (aka Freddy and Francine) sounds like a script for a movie. They met on the set of the musical Hair, formed a band, fell in love, recorded several albums, broke-up, and got back together after a three-year separation. Raised on everything from Bob Dylan’s folk storytelling to En ... Read More

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