22 results for tag: East Coast

Rube & Rake

ECMA 2022 Songwriter of the Year and 2020 Music NL Folk/Roots Artist of the Year award winners Rube & Rake engage audiences with storytelling, intricate guitar work, and rich vocal harmonies. Based in St. John’s, NL, the folk duo composed of Josh Sandu and Andrew Laite have formed an intimate musical connection that comes ... 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

Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

There’s no other band around like Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. With a slight bend of his knee and guided by the sharp cuts of his fiddle, Gordie will launch into a song, the whole time his famous crazy legs shaking and twisting with a laughing disregard for the laws of physics. The Rhythm Boys are all-star pickers ... 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

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

Christina Martin

Multi-award winning Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin’s style has been described as an effortless union between Americana and rock. Choosing to focus on love, perseverance, loss, and to explore darker and more complicated experiences, her recordings have garnered four Nova Scotia Music Awards and two East Coast ... Read More

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