114 results for tag: Acoustic Guitar

The Local Group

Taking its name from the cluster of galaxies containing the Milky Way, the Local Group plays music of astronomical proportions. With roots in rural Saskatchewan and Australia, the quartet puts a unique spin on traditional acoustic music, including bluegrass, Celtic, classic country, and Canadiana. Spotlighting hot banjo, ... Read More

Canadian Fiddle Revue

While dedicated to the musical roots of the fiddle repertoire, the Canadian Fiddle Revue also embraces the new fiddle music destined to become part of the tradition. The Revue showcases the talents of perennial favourites J.J. Guy, Daniel Koulack, Troy MacGillivray, and Gordon Stobbe. This year’s featured performers are ... Read More

The Garrys

A trio of sisters from Saskatoon, the Garrys return to play an entertaining evening of garage surf-pop doom-wop. The influence of early Beatles and Dick Dale creates a heavy and hypnotic blend of blood harmonies and classic garage surf on morphine. If Ed Sullivan went on a date with the Shangri-Las, they would eat ice cream ... 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 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

Matt Patershuk

Matt Patershuk is different from other roots artists in how he carefully avoids well-worn topics: if songs about land, work, and love lost sound familiar, his perspective on these themes is highly individual. A songwriter adept at sensitively finding new angles to express the hard times we go through, Patershuk is also able to ... Read More

Old Man Luedecke

Gifted with a penchant for language, banjo savant Old Man Luedecke has a cunning lyrical flair and always pushes the boundaries of his storytelling with a unique mix of folk, bluegrass, and pop hooks. The resident of Chester N.S. and two-time JUNO Award winner returns to sing and play selections from his 7 previous recordings ... Read More

Christina Martin

Multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin’s style has been described as an effortless union between Americana and rock. Choosing to focus on love, perseverance, loss, and to explore darker and more complicated experiences, her recordings have garnered four Nova Scotia Music Awards and two East Coast ... Read More

Sean Burns

From dancehall shuffles and the electric honky tonk of the Bakersfield sound, all the way down to belly rubbin’ ballads, Sean Burns plays his brand of country music with an unparalleled enthusiasm. Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the ... Read More

Daniel Champagne

Described as “the finest guitar player of his generation”, Australian-born and Nashville-based Daniel Champagne spent his late teens and early twenties touring the world with the likes of Ani DiFranco, John Butler, INXS, and Lucinda Williams. Daniel is back at The Bassment for his fifth visit fusing the strong traditions of ... Read More