29 results for tag: Fiddle

Back of the Bus

Specializing in classic and contemporary Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots, Back of the Bus plays at ceilidhs, festivals, pubs, and is a favourite at Robbie Burns Nights and FolkFest. The band features Jim Walls (guitar/vocals), Sheila Vaadeland (guitar/vocals), Anna Bekolay (fiddle/vocals), Kathi Davis-... Read More

Twin Fiddles: J.J.Guy & Gordon Stobbe

Award-winning Canadian fiddlers J.J. Guy and Gordon Stobbe have a long history of working together. Their shared love for traditional fiddle music has resulted in a collection of original tunes written in the twin fiddle style. Piano accompaniment will be provided by Cathy Sproule. 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 performs 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/whistles), ... Read More

Madison Violet

Winners of the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Madison Violet have been writing and creating beautiful music together since 1999. Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac are singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and harmonizers blessed with a precious vocal blend. Over the past 18 years, Madison ... Read More

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys

Winners of the 2014 East Coast Music Award for Roots Traditional Group Recording of the Year, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys serve up a neat balance of traditional tunes and well-crafted group originals. Exemplifying the term natural showman, Gordie MacKeeman is an ace fiddle player aptly nicknamed “crazy legs” for ... Read More

Annie Lou

Songwriter, composer, and performer Annie Lou possesses a deeply felt connection to older folk music traditions. With guitar and banjo in hand, she has spent years chronicling the rural and urban life paths of Canada, writing songs to tell the tales of the hard-hit, hard-won victories of these working-class men and women. Annie ... Read More

The East Pointers

Winners of the Ensemble of the Year Award at the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards and known for their dazzling musicianship and wildly entertaining live shows, The East Pointers have connected with audiences right across the globe, making new, original roots music the hippest, most vibrant thing going. And while traditional ... 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, voice), Jeremy A. Cook (fiddle, voice), and Rob McInnis (mandolin, Irish banjo, mandosaurus, voice). At all time the band strives to be authentic, acoustic, and ... Read More

While Rome Burns

Happy to just fiddle away while chaos reigns, While Rome Burns is an eclectic duo with a range of musical styles including Appalachian, Celtic, New England, Quebecois, Metis, Galacian, and swing. Paul Gitlitz's fiddle compositions and Wyndham Thiessen’s sometimes tender, sometimes humorous songs are played on any number of ... Read More

Oliver the Crow

Kaitlyn Raitz (cello, vocals) and Ben Plotnick (fiddle, vocals) have played folk, bluegrass, Appalachian, and string band music with countless artists across North America. Individually, Kaitlyn and Ben have made their respective marks playing everything from jazz to country to classical and everywhere in between. While their ... Read More