11 results for tag: Acoustic

Jimmy Rankin

One of the true originals in Canadian music is hitting the road with the sounds he made famous, the party music of Cape Breton. Jimmy's new tour, “Songs From Route 19,” will feature the folk-rock tunes from his new Moving East album, as well as his solo hits and the many Rankin Family classics he wrote. Rankin's new ... Read More

Crystal Shawanda

Growing up on the Wiikwemikoong First Nation in Ontario, JUNO Award winner Crystal Shawanda was taught by her parents to sign and play guitar. While Mom and Dad taught her the country classics, it was her oldest brother who introduced her to the blues. Even though she had a Top 20 hit on country radio and sold 50,000 copies of ... Read More


Combining folk sensibility and acoustic instruments with rock dynamics and sharp, engaged songwriting, Oysterband is legendary for the passion and energy of their live performances in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. The band’s modern, folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes intense, ... Read More

The Once

SOLD OUT! Newfoundland has a storied history of stunning songwriters, poets, and players. Over the course of the last decade The Once have writ and knit themselves into that story. With three Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous ECMA awards, and two JUNO nominations, the group is now at the vanguard of contemporary Canadian ... 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 Once (SOLD OUT)

Featuring lead vocalist Geraldine Hollett and vocalist/multi-instrumentalists Phil Churchill and Andrew Dale, the Once perform a mix of original and traditional material. Back for their fourth Bassment visit, the group is known for telling some very funny stories and for singing some very gorgeous three-part harmonies. Spon... Read More

The Barrelmen

One of The Bassment’s holiday traditions is the Barrelmen’s show, usually held sometime between Christmas and New Year’s. The Barrelmen are Berkeley Buchko, Jody Giesbrecht, Tyler MacKenzie, Craig Wilson, and special guest Blake Berglund. Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, sometimes the Barrelmen’s ultra-... Read More

Union Duke

Folk quintet Union Duke bridges soulful indie-rock with bluegrass and country, belting out soaring harmonies in three and four parts. Their songs are irresistible with a heartbreak of twang and a bootshake of rock and roll. Union Duke is two-fifths city, two-fifths country, and one-fifth whiskey. Sponsored by CFCR. Read More

Patrick Alexandre

Winnipeg blues-roots musician Patrick Alexandre (P.A.) Leclerc is best known for his role as frontman of the F-Holes and as the upright bassist for Little Miss Higgins and the Winnipeg 5.  Patrick returns to The Bassment with his trio to play a night of prairie blues and roots. Sponsored by CFCR. Read More

Cam Penner & Jon Wood

An international touring singer songwriter, Cam Penner has been featured on NPR’s All Music Considered, BBC’s 2016 mini-series Stonemouth, and has charted on the Folk Billboard Chart’s Top Twenty.  Cam's remarkably sympathetic foil and musical cohort Jon Wood plays electric guitar and lap steel. Sponsored by ... Read More