14 results for tag: Roots

John Wort Hannam

In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs. Seventeen years later, with a few feathers in that lucky hat that include a JUNO nomination and a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Album of the Year, ... Read More

Jessica Mitchell

Singer-songwriter Jessica Mitchell has been called ‘country’s Adele’ and has been compared to Sheryl Crow. Her debut album Heart of Glass has been praised as a raw, relatable record with powerful, soulful melodies and lyrical brilliance. Having spent the last decade travelling between Toronto and Nashville, collaborating ... Read More

Richard Inman – Postponed until 2019

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

Sean Burns & T. Buckley

Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the left of the mainstream", Winnipeg singer songwriter Sean Burns taps into the grittiness of the road in the stark, down-to-earth style of an authentic storyteller. Touring relentlessly with his band ... 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

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

Award-winning vocalist Heidi Munro is one of the hardest working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada. Possessing a gutsy, soulful vocal style, her influences include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be performing selections from her new CD and will be accompanied by Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim ... Read More

Steve Dawson’s Travelling Roadshow Revue

A native of Vancouver, but currently working as a solo artist, sideman, and record producer in Nashville, Steve Dawson has forged an impressive career, full of highlights and awards. Founder of Black Hen Artists and owner/producer of Nashville’s Henhouse Studio, Steve has assembled another all-star cast of blues and roots ... Read More

Wilma Groenen

Vocalist and singer-songwriter Wilma Groenen joins forces with Brett Balon (keys) and Scott Triffo (guitar) to offer an evening of intimate originals and twisted covers. No matter your musical tastes, you’ll find something to give you pause for thought or cause to bop. Dave Anderson (bass) and Kyle Krysa (drums) round out the ... Read More

Suzie Vinnick

Winner of the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award, Saskatoon-born Suzie Vinnick is one of the most important artists on the Canadian roots and blues scene. Able to belt out a blues or croon a ballad with equal deftness, she is blessed with a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagin... 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