12 results for tag: Mandolin

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

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a bright light on the Canadian roots music scene. Returning for their fourth visit to The Bassment, the Ramblers have a well-earned reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and having ... Read More

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

Anderson Burko

Acoustic guitars, mandolin, harmonica, and two voices around a campfire is the way Darrell Burko and Roy Anderson started to make music. It is to these roots that they return – old songs the way they began and new songs stripped to their essence. Joining in are Daryl Pierce on bass and vocals and special guests. SPONSORED ... Read More

Andrew Collins Trio

“Light of touch, fast of wit, copiously imaginative, and a musical scholar of the highest distinction, Toronto mandolin virtuoso pulls out all the stops” Toronto Star “To call Andrew Collins a master of the mandolin would be putting it mildly.– 4/5 stars" Exclaim! Magazine #1 Canadian artist receiving airplay ... Read More

While Rome Burns

Happy to just fiddle away while chaos reigns, While Rome Burns is an eclectic duo with a range of musical styles including Appalachian, Celtic, New England, Quebecois, Metis, Galacian, and swing. Paul Gitlitz's fiddle compositions and Wyndham Thiessen’s sometimes tender, sometimes humorous songs are played on any number of ... Read More

Pretty Archie

Hailing from musically fertile Cape Breton Island, Pretty Archie’s honest, heartfelt writing connects listeners to a saltwater perspective on modern living. Their fun-loving and, at times, heartbreaking blend of blues, country, folk, and bluegrass has helped the band build a loyal fan base across Canada. Read More

JP Cormier & Dave Gunning

Story-teller, singer-songwriter, and working class hero Dave Gunning has 8 ECMAs, two Canadian Folk Music Awards, and 11 critically acclaimed recordings. Singer-songwriter and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist JP Cormier has 13 ECMs, one Canadian Folk Music Awards, and has worked with country greats Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, and ... Read More

Jeff Scroggins & Colorado

Fronted by internationally acclaimed two-time National Banjo Champion Jeff Scroggins, Colorado is a high-energy five-piece bluegrass band possessing an eclectic range of influences blending second and third generation bluegrass. The band features award-winning mandolinist/songwriter Tristan Scroggins and Greg Blake’s authen... Read More

The Slocan Ramblers

Rooted in the bluegrass tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly become a leading light of Canada’s roots music scene. Known for their energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship, and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan, The ... Read More