21 results for tag: Bluegrass

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

J.P. Cormier

Bluegrass, folk, country, and Celtic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist J.P. Cormier has won 13 East Coast Music Awards in his remarkable 37-year career. With recording credits on fiddle, dobro, twelve-string guitar, upright bass, banjo, mandolin, drums, percussion, synthesizer, cello, tenor banjo and piano, he has ... 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

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

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

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a bright light on the Canadian roots music scene. Returning for their fourth visit to The Bassment, the Ramblers have a well-earned reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and having ... Read More

The Claire Lynch Band

Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is an artist who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. With three GRAMMY nominations and seven International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, Claire’s songs have been recorded by Patty Loveless, Kathy Mattea, and The Whites. ... Read More

Andrew Collins Trio

“Light of touch, fast of wit, copiously imaginative, and a musical scholar of the highest distinction, Toronto mandolin virtuoso pulls out all the stops” Toronto Star “To call Andrew Collins a master of the mandolin would be putting it mildly.– 4/5 stars" Exclaim! Magazine #1 Canadian artist receiving airplay ... 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