33 results for tag: Banjo

Daniel Koulack & The Knappen Street Allstar Band

Here’s a tried and tested recipe for good times: combine clawhammer banjo and soprano sax; mix with a killer rhythm section rooted in the Afro-Cuban tradition; add melodies that can swing and cry, laugh and dance; throw in stories and classic tunes of the last century; garnish with silver-smooth back-up vocals; and mix with ... Read More

Eliza Mary Doyle

Bright, feisty, and fierce, Eliza Mary Doyle is an award-winning, banjo-playing troubadour of exceptional talent and vision. Accompanied by Paula McGuigan (upright bass), Liza Holder (guitar), and Lucas Goetz (pedal steel), she delivers a live show filled with spontaneous and contagious energy. Eliza’s efforts to combat the ... Read More

Bruce Molsky

A revered ambassador for America’s old-time Appalachian mountain music, Bruce Molsky is a globetrotting performer, educator, and recording artist. His expansive discography includes seven solo albums, well over a dozen collaborations, and two Grammy-nominations. Aptly dubbed “the Rembrandt of fiddlers”, Bruce has received ... Read More

The Slocan Ramblers

The reigning champions of Canadian bluegrass, The Slocan Ramblers are back showcasing their unique   blend of bluegrass, old-time, and folk. The band’s three albums, including the JUNO-nominated Queen City Jubilee, are marked by deep song-writing, lightning fast instrumentals, and sawdust-thick vocals. This show will ... Read More

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

Karrnnel and Friends

Toronto fiddler Karrnnel is back to play his yearly December show. He's joined by his two sisters, Kimberly and Kanndece, as they pay tribute to their father Orest and the music they played together as The Sawitsky Family Fiddlers. From old-time dance favourites to Karrnnel's contemporary fiddle style, this show will also ... 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

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) formed Pretty Archie in 2013. The band’s three recordings feature an impossible to pigeonhole mix of folk, blues, bluegrass, country, rock, and vintage soul. ... Read More

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