64 results for tag: Acoustic Guitar

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

Jay & Jo

Hailing from the sweet Saskatchewan Prairies, Janaya and Jolissa Trudel have paired up to form a vibrant sister-duo featuring soul-stretching lyrics, an organic sound, and airtight harmonies. Unafraid to touch on the subjects of sorrow and ecstasy and everything in-between, the sisters’ music is anchored in authenticity and ... Read More

Anderson Burko

Acoustic guitars, mandolin, harmonica, and two voices around a campfire is the way Darrell Burko and Roy Anderson started to make music. It is to these roots that they return – old songs the way they began and new songs stripped to their essence. Daryl Pierce on bass and vocals and special guests complete the combo. Spon... Read More

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia that is the hub of Celtic culture in Canada, West of Mabou performs lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. The band combines the talents of Scott Benson (fiddle), Roberta Wallace (fiddle), Alex Rasmussen (pipes/whistles), ... Read More

Séan McCann

After exiting the internationally renowned folk group Great Big Sea and publicly admitting a secret past in which he used alcohol to mask the pain of sexual abuse, Séan McCann stopped lying to himself and found his truth and his voice. With the release of his 5th solo album,There’s a Place, Séan continues his journey as a ... Read More

Ryan McNally Trio

Raised in rural Quebec, south of Montreal along the U.S. border, Ryan McNally began pursuing music at the age of 10 when he first picked up the guitar. Fast forward to the present and Ryan can't be kept off Canadian stages as he continues to pursue his passion for studying acoustic traditional blues, jazz, and old-time music. ... 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

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a bright light on the Canadian roots music scene. Returning for their fourth visit to The Bassment, the Ramblers have a well-earned reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and having ... Read More

Madison Violet

Winners of the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Madison Violet have been writing and creating beautiful music together since 1999. Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac are singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and harmonizers blessed with a precious vocal blend. Over the past 18 years, Madison ... Read More

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Winners of the 2014 East Coast Music Award for Roots Traditional Group Recording of the Year, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys serve up a neat balance of traditional tunes and well-crafted group originals. Exemplifying the term natural showman, Gordie MacKeeman is an ace fiddle player aptly nicknamed “crazy legs” for ... Read More