50 results for tag: Folk

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and recently added Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) create and perform music with a unique saltwater perspective on modern living. Having chosen the name Pretty Archie to honour a Cape Breton ... Read More

Madeleine Roger

Winnipeg former thespian, life-long traveller, singer-songwriter Madeleine Rogers has performed her songs on CBC Radio and at the Winnipeg and Calgary Folk Festivals. Combining her captivating voice with a vivid lyricism and maturity, Madeleine absorbs stories and questions the way that things are, creating songs with imagina... Read More

John Wort Hannam

In 2001, John Wort Hannam quit his teaching job and spent 10 months depleting his savings while sat at his kitchen table, wearing a lucky hat, writing his first ten songs. Seventeen years later, with a few feathers in that lucky hat that include a JUNO nomination and a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Album of the Year, ... Read More

Megan Nash

Two time WCMA nominee Megan Nash has been described by CBC Radio One’s Tom Allen as having “a powerful voice and an authoritative style.” On her latest album Seeker, the Saskatchewan singer songwriter collaborates with ambient/alt-rock unit Bears In Hazenmore with brilliant results. In sharp contrast to the starkness of ... Read More

The Karpinka Brothers

With a sound that bridges a curious gap between Van Morrison, Joel Plaskett, and outsider artists such as Daniel Johnston, the Karpinka Brothers may very well be the truest and purest artists to ever come out of Saskatchewan. The brother’s third album, You Can Count On Me, recently won Best Album of the Year in Planet S ... Read More

The Barrelmen

Back to play their annual December gig at The Bassment, The Barrelmen - Berkeley Buchko, Jody Giesbrecht, Tyler MacKenzie, and Craig Wilson - consistently deliver great original tunes, some fine singing and playing, and a rockin' party. Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, sometimes the Barrelmen’s ultra-enthusia... Read More

Gillian Snider & the Whiskey Jerks

Feeling it was time to expand her one-woman accordiana show, vocalist Gillian Snider recruited Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar), and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join in on her musical misadventures. The Whiskey Jerks have created their own niche, combining klezmer, countr... Read More

Joshua Hyslop

An affable and thought-provoking singer-songwriter able to silence any crowd with soft and consistently pitch perfect vocals, Joshua Hyslop’s creates music that is an atmospheric, soul-searching blend of melodic pop and indie folk. Inspired to write largely as a result of the people and relationships surrounding him, his ... Read More

Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon

Here’s your annual opportunity to donate to a worthy cause while listening to some great piano players. Our 6th Annual Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon features our two superb grand pianos and some of Saskatoon's finest piano players: Jesse Brown, Sheldon Corbett, Grant Currie, Neil Currie, Maurice Drouin, David Fong, Wes ... Read More

Jessica Mitchell

Singer-songwriter Jessica Mitchell has been called ‘country’s Adele’ and has been compared to Sheryl Crow. Her debut album Heart of Glass has been praised as a raw, relatable record with powerful, soulful melodies and lyrical brilliance. Having spent the last decade travelling between Toronto and Nashville, collaborating ... Read More