41 results for tag: Fiddle

Canadian Fiddle Revue

While dedicated to the musical roots of the fiddle repertoire, the Canadian Fiddle Revue also embraces the new fiddle music destined to become part of the tradition. The Revue showcases the talents of perennial favourites J.J. Guy, Daniel Koulack, Troy MacGillivray, and Gordon Stobbe. This year’s featured performers are ... Read More

A Tribute to Everett Larson

With the passing of Everett Larson in July, our fiddle and accordion community lost a pioneer. Everett taught generations of fiddlers and accordionists in Saskatoon and his influence will reverberate for a long, long time. Come join the Saskatoon music community as we pay tribute to this generous and gentle mentor. The concert ... Read More

Boxing Day Square Dance

Here is a chance for the whole family to get off the sofa and away from the dining table after Christmas and get out on the dance floor. If you have never square danced, this is the time to come and learn. Square dance caller Jille Shotton will walk you through all the moves and you will be doin’ the do-si-do before you know ... Read More

Karrnnel and Friends

Toronto fiddler Karrnnel is back to play his yearly December show. He's joined by his two sisters, Kimberly and Kanndece, as they pay tribute to their father Orest and the music they played together as The Sawitsky Family Fiddlers. From old-time dance favourites to Karrnnel's contemporary fiddle style, this show will also ... Read More

The Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Equal parts exhilarating precision and reckless abandon, The Lemon Bucket Orkestra’s live shows are a truly immersive experience - ranging from the ecstatic to the cathartic and all points in between. Described as an original Balkan-Klezmer-gypsy-guerrilla-folk party-punk super band, the multi-award-winning ensemble has been ... Read More

Mike Klein & Friends

The world needs more old-time mandolin and Mike Klein delivers as the front to this uniquely Canadian twist on Appalachian music. This high energy string band includes some of Saskatchewan’s hottest acoustic musicians including Booker Blakly (fiddle), Jille Shotton (banjo), Elliot Dillabough (guitar), and Nicola Tabb (bass). ... 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 and pubs, and is a favourite at Robbie Burns nights and FolkFest. The band showcases the talents of Jim Walls (guitar/vocals), Sheila Vaadeland (guitar/vocals), Anna Bekolay (fiddle/vo... Read More

Twin Fiddles: J.J.Guy & Gordon Stobbe

Award-winning Canadian fiddlers JJ Guy and Gordon Stobbe have a long history of working together. And what seems to be a long history of playing The Bassment early in every June. JJ and Gordon are back to perform their collection of original tunes, written in the twin fiddle style. Cathy Sproule will provide expert piano ... 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

Twangfest: The Lost Highway Navigators, The Old Time Band, & The Local Group

The Lost Highway Navigators deliver a classic country sound of original honky-tonk tunes about loving, hurting, drinking, and flirting. Led by songwriter Patton MacLean (guitar, harmonica, and vocals), the band includes Jay Metheral (bass), Gillian Snider (accordion and vocals), Jody Giesbrecht (pedal steel), James Steele ... Read More