80 results for tag: Folk

The Karpinka Brothers

The Karpinka Brothers’ nostalgic and pastiche songwriting has put the Saskatchewan duo in a genre of their own. Described by Joel Plaskett as “Buddy Holly meets Crowded House”, their music is an eloquent blend of timeless folk and 60s pop. The K-Bros’ third album, You Can Count On Me, won Best Album in Planet S Magazi... 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

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

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

Matt Patershuk

Matt Patershuk is different from other roots artists in how he carefully avoids well-worn topics: if songs about land, work, and love lost sound familiar, his perspective on these themes is highly individual. A songwriter adept at sensitively finding new angles to express the hard times we go through, Patershuk is also able to ... Read More

Zachary Lucky

Armed with a husky, baritone voice, Zachary Lucky is unapologetically old-school folk and country. He sings of Canadian places and people as knowingly as he might Townes Van Zandt of the Rio Grande. Hailed as a master storyteller by outlets such as No Depression and The Globe and Mail, Zachary returns with his latest release, ... Read More

Stephen Fearing

Stephen Fearing’s music is a mesmerizing blend of roots, folk, and pop. Co-founder of Canadian roots-rock supergroup Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, he is a beguiling teller of tales and master guitarist who delights audiences throughout North America, the UK, and Europe. A multi JUNO and Canadian Folk Music award winner, his ... Read More

Sean Burns

From dancehall shuffles and the electric honky tonk of the Bakersfield sound, all the way down to belly rubbin’ ballads, Sean Burns plays his brand of country music with an unparalleled enthusiasm. Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the ... Read More

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) formed Pretty Archie in 2013. The band’s three recordings feature an impossible to pigeonhole mix of folk, blues, bluegrass, country, rock, and vintage soul. ... Read More

The Young’uns

In the space of little more than a decade - and just five years after giving up their day jobs – the Young’uns have become one of the UK’s hottest and best-loved folk acts. With strong songs, spellbinding harmonies, and rapid fire humour, the group has accomplished one of the trickiest balancing acts – an ability to ... Read More