36 results for tag: Folk

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

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

Ground-breaking roots musician Andrew Collins has teamed up with multi-instrumentalists Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney to create music that blurs the lines between bluegrass, jazz, old-time, folk, Celtic, and classical. The trio displays amazing versatility, trading off on mandolin, mandola, mandocello, fiddle, guitar, and ... 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

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

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 and Harmonica ... Read More