120 results for tag: Acoustic Guitar

The Lonesome Ace Stringband

The Lonesome Ace Stringband brings grit, skill, and abandon to 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 ... Read More

Martin Simpson

Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin Simpson’s solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding, and deeply moving. Able to successfully combine the diverse elements of British, Afro-American and old-time music, Martin has been nominated an astounding 26 times for BBC ... Read More

Cam Penner

Singer-songwriter Cam Penner and sideman extraordinaire Jon Wood return with songs of mystery and menace, love and humility, savage blues, and tender romances. Armed with two guitars, a drum kit, and tape loops, these two road veterans have toured extensively for the past seventeen years, all the while making connections with ... Read More

Jay & Jo

Hailing from the Saskatchewan prairies, sisters Janaya and Jolissa Trudel pair up to form a vibrant folk-roots duo, embodying both joy and depth in one double-batted swing. With soul-stretching lyrics and a homespun sound, their airtight harmonies take advantage of the amazing blend found only in the vocal timbre of sisters. ... Read More

Ellen Froese & the Hot Toddies

CFCR FM-PHASIS FUNDRAISER Young folksinger Ellen Froese is swiftly making her presence known in the Canadian music scene. Whether performing a traditional folk song, a rock 'n' roll classic, or one of her own compositions, Froese handles it with an air of authenticity – all tempered with a healthy dose of humour and ... Read More

Lloyd Spiegel

Able to blend jaw-dropping guitar chops and a commanding voice with powerful songwriting and storytelling, it’s no wonder that Lloyd Spiegel is a trailblazer in his field. Recently recognized by Australian Guitar Magazine as one of the 50 greatest Australian guitarists of all time, he has been touring since he was 11. Lloyd ... Read More

Kari Alba Presents: Duendecillo

The bodily reaction that invokes chills or crying when experiencing flamenco music and dance of the most expressive nature is known as duende. Flamenco dancer, choreographer, and teacher, Kari Alba, returns with a group of international and Spanish artists to perform an evening devoted to capturing the essence of duende. The ... Read More

Mike Klein & Friends

The world needs more old-time mandolin and Mike Klein delivers as the front to this uniquely Canadian twist on Appalachian music. This high energy string band includes some of Saskatchewan’s hottest acoustic musicians including Booker Blakly (fiddle), Jille Shotton (banjo), Elliot Dillabough (guitar), and Nicola Tabb (bass). ... Read More

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 and pubs, and is a favourite at Robbie Burns nights and FolkFest. The band showcases the talents of Jim Walls (guitar/vocals), Sheila Vaadeland (guitar/vocals), Anna Bekolay (fiddle/vo... Read More

Ellen Froese

With performances at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City and Merlefest in North Carolina, singer-songwriter Ellen Froese has recently been making quite a name for herself. Back to perform some new songs as well as and some of her tried-and-true favourites, Ellen is backed up by the very talented Hot Toddies - Ashley ... Read More