27 results for tag: Celtic

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia that is the hub of Celtic culture in Canada, West of Mabou returns to perform lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. The band combines the talents of Scott Benson (fiddle), Roberta Wallace (fiddle), Alex Rasmussen (pipes/whis... Read More

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus began in the rear of a bus on a pipe band trip, where the late evenings were filled with songs and fun. Today the band offers classic and contemporary Celtic and folk music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots. Known for solid vocals, sweetly blended harmonies, and authentic Celtic and maritime sounds, ... Read More

Fiddlyness’s Shivering Strings Showcase

Saskatoon’s annual winter fiddle event, Shivering Strings, returns with its popular instructor showcase. This year’s showcase will feature some of Canada's finest fiddle musicians including Alex Kusturok, JJ Guy, Troy MacGillivray, Cathy Sproule, and Gordon Stobbe. Bring your dancing shoes! Check out the Shivering Strings ... Read More

The Residuals

With a repertoire of joyful, lively Celtic music that pays homage to their Gaelic sires and their prairie roots, the members of The Residuals are Rick Kroener (guitar and vocals), Jeremy A. Cook (fiddle and vocals), Rob McInnis (mandolin, Irish banjo, mandosaurus, and vocals), and Paul Runalls (bass and vocals). At all times, ... Read More

West of Mabou

Named after a small town in Nova Scotia that is the hub of Celtic culture in Canada, West of Mabou returns to perform lively dance music steeped in the rich traditions of Scottish and Cape Breton fiddle and pipe tunes. The band combines the talents of Scott Benson (fiddle), Roberta Wallace (fiddle), Alex Rasmussen (pipes/whis... Read More

Back of the Bus

Back of the Bus began in the rear of a bus on a pipe band trip, where the late evenings were filled with songs and fun. Today the band offers classic and contemporary Celtic and folk music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots. Known for solid vocals, sweetly blended harmonies, and authentic Celtic and maritime sounds, ... Read More

Dave Gunning and J.P. Cormier

Dave Gunning and J.P. Cormier are two of Canada’s outstanding roots singer-songwriters. Both have previously played solo gigs at the Bassment, but this time, they’re returning as a powerhouse acoustic duo. Great friends, frequent collaborators, and co-writers, Dave and J.P. are on a 27-date tour of North America in support ... Read More

Fiddlyness’s Shivering Strings Showcase

Saskatoon’s annual winter fiddle event, Shivering Strings, returns with its popular instructor showcase. This year’s showcase will feature some of Canada's finest fiddle musicians including Jake Charron, JJ Guy,  Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Cathy Sproule, and Gordon Stobbe. Bring your dancing shoes! Check out the ... Read More

Back of the Bus

Blending Irish, Scottish, and East Coast sounds, Back of the Bus has been on the Saskatchewan Celtic music scene for almost two decades. The band was formed in the back of a pipe band bus where the long rides were filled with many songs and much merriment. Back of the Bus welcomes newcomer Emma Wood (guitar/vocals). Emma is ... Read More

The Fitzgeralds

The Fitzgeralds are a family group consisting of three-time Canadian Grandmaster Fiddle and Step Dance champions – Tom, Kerry, & Julie Fitzgerald. With roots in Canada’s renowned Ottawa Valley, The Fitzgeralds have evolved to include a wide variety of material in their performances, including Celtic fiddle pieces, ... Read More