120 results for tag: Acoustic Guitar

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia, 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), Justin Easton (guitar), and Jared Dormer (drums... Read More

Scott Cook

A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Edmonton’s Scott Cook has managed to distil stories collected over a decade of constant touring across Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his tunes weave threads of ... Read More

James Keelaghan

Returning for his third visit to The Bassment, JUNO award-winning Canadian folk singer-songwriter James Keelaghan is known for his lilting baritone voice, driving rhythm guitar, and keen sense of scene and narrative. NO FREE PASSES Sponsored by CFCR Read More

Flamenco Borealis: Corazón Loco

Upon meeting in Spain, Lina Kazan (dance), Celedonio Garrido (voice), and Daniel Regnier (piano/guitar) discovered that they shared a deep commitment to the intense expressivity of flamenco and a common approach to artistic work. Flamenco Borealis strives to build upon and go beyond traditional flamenco through innovation and ... Read More

Daniel Champagne

Daniel Champagne picked up the guitar at five, started writing songs at 12, and left home to become a professional musician at 18. Now regarded as a rising star in the roots music scene; Daniel has a reputation for making festivals buzz, holding crowds in his palm, dropping jaws, and breaking guitars wherever he goes. Spon... Read More

The Lonesome Ace Stringband

The Lonesome Ace Stringband plays old-time, Appalachian folk songs, and fiddle/banjo tunes. Band members Chris Coole (banjo), John Showman (fiddle), and Max Heineman (bass) share a deep respect for the roots of the music, a keen sense of innovation to the performance and material, and a passion for the sound that transcends ... Read More

Jeff Scroggins & Colorado

Fronted by internationally acclaimed two-time National Banjo Champion Jeff Scroggins, Colorado is a high-energy five-piece bluegrass band possessing an eclectic range of influences blending second and third generation bluegrass. The band features award-winning mandolinist/songwriter Tristan Scroggins and Greg Blake’s authen... Read More

Roxanne Potvin

Roxanne Potvin has been busy recently working on her song writing, record engineering, and producing skills. The result is her latest release, For Dreaming, a mature recording that reveals her pop smarts, undeniable soul, and ceaseless drive to keep pushing in new directions. Saskatoon singer-songwriter Anna Klein plays the ... Read More

Martyn Joseph

Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer-songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics. With a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales, and thousands of live performances, Martyn’s music has elements of folk, rock, soul, folk funk, and Americana. ... Read More

Petunia

Modern troubadour Petunia spent the early part of his career playing on every major street corner, subway station, and park bench in Canada (and New York City), picking, grinning, and singing for his living. His music is infectious and his singing ranges from the most delicate you’ve ever heard to the most powerful, often ... Read More