Combining raw talent with a passion and respect for bluegrass
and old-time music, In With The Old is on the way to the top of the North American roots music scene. Band members Ellen Froese, Kasia Thorlakson, and Jaxon Lalonde made their American debut at this year’s Merlefest in North Carolina. Sponsored by CFCR
One only has to hear Eliza Doyle perform to appreciate the originality her playing and songwriting writing have to offer. Eliza’s charismatic high energy performances and innovative and unique approach to the clawhammer banjo have impressed audiences far and wide. Sponsored by CFCR
Ground-breaking roots musician Andrew Collins has teamed up with multi-instrumentalists Mike Mezzatesta and James McEleney to create music that blurs the lines between bluegrass
, jazz, old-time, folk, Celtic and classical. The trio displays amazing versatility, trading off on mandolin, mandola, mandocello, fiddle, guitar, and ...
Inspired by the traditions of Southern music and showmanship, The Vivants are Emil Bonn (vocals), Clare Armentante (fiddle), James Touzel (bass), and Kalei Yamanoha (accordion). The group has just released Bluegrass
Special, an album that shimmers with bluegrass
and old-time country originals and with sister-style harmonies. ...
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.
If you were lucky enough to catch the Abrams at their first Bassment performance in February of 2010, you know that they are very talented. After six years of playing gigs all across North America, brothers James and John are back with their five-piece band to play bluegrass
, country, and folk-rock originals. Sponsored by ...