54 results for tag: Folk

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

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

Belle Plaine

The ingenuity, lonesome yearning, and collaborative work ethic of country life have infiltrated Belle Plaine’s songwriting, sound, and methods. A native of the hamlet of Fosston, Saskatchewan (pop. 450), she is blessed with an unfailing ability to weave stories, genres, and emotions with her formidable voice. In addition to ... Read More

Wilma Groenen & Zen With the Beans

Zen With the Beans is a fiercely provocative five piece ensemble led by local icons, singer Wilma Groenen and pianist Brett Balon, with the amazing guitar voicings of Scott Triffo, all kept tidily in the pocket through the rhythmic gymnastics of drummer Kyle Krysa and bassist Gent Laird. Join them in celebrating the release of ... Read More

Madeleine Roger (Postponed to April 17)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 17, 2019 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 ... 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 (SOLD OUT!)

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 (SOLD OUT!)

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

The Barrelmen (SOLD OUT!)

THURSDAY IS SOLD OUT! 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 ... Read More