31 results for tag: Fiddle

Ghostboy: Defresne & Young

Multiple award winning studio and live performance musicians Denis Dufresne (vocal, fiddle, etc.) and Aaron Young (vocal, guitar, etc.) have moved from the back of the stage to the front to form Ghostboy. Part of the original cast of fiddle super group Barrage, they have since backed up the cream of Canadian country, folk, and ... Read More

Oysterband 3

Combining folk sensibility and acoustic instruments with rock dynamics and sharp, engaged songwriting, Oysterband has become legendary for the passion and energy of their live performances in 35 countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. The band’s modern, folk-based British music, acoustic at heart, sometimes intense, ... Read More

Rural Roots Trio

The Rural Roots Trio plays music from the one-room school dances of old with a modern flair. Featuring award-winning fiddler JJ Guy from Lintlaw, award-winning fiddler Lucas Welsh from Blaine Lake, and back-up pianist Cathy Sproule from Lafleche, the Trio will have you tapping your toes and up on the dance floor in no time! ... Read More

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. SPONSORED BY HOUGHTON BOSTON PRINTERS ... 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