14 results for tag: Singer Songwriters

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

Sean Burns & Lost Country

Described by Americana Roots U.K as “a hugely talented singer-songwriter who plays a brand of country music from way out on the left of the mainstream", Winnipeg singer songwriter Sean Burns taps into the grittiness of the road in the stark, down-to-earth style of an authentic storyteller. Touring relentlessly with his band ... Read More

Freddy & Francine

The story of Lee Ferris and Bianca Caruso (aka Freddy and Francine) sounds like a script for a movie. They met on the set of the musical Hair, formed a band, fell in love, recorded several albums, broke-up, and got back together after a three-year separation. Raised on everything from Bob Dylan’s folk storytelling to En ... Read More

The Once

Newfoundland has a storied history of stunning songwriters, poets, and players. Over the course of the last decade The Once have writ and knit themselves into that story. With three Canadian Folk Music Awards, numerous ECMA awards, and two JUNO nominations, the group is now at the vanguard of contemporary Canadian folk music. ... Read More

Jimmy Rankin

One of the most famed Canadian songwriters, Jimmy Rankin wrote such classic Rankin Family hits as “North Country,” “You Feel The Same Way Too,” and the JUNO winning single “Fare Thee Well Love,” voted the #1 East Coast song of all time by CBC listeners across Canada. He has recently left Nashville and returned to ... Read More

Jay & Jo

Hailing from the sweet Saskatchewan Prairies, Janaya and Jolissa Trudel have paired up to form a vibrant sister-duo featuring soul-stretching lyrics, an organic sound, and airtight harmonies. Unafraid to touch on the subjects of sorrow and ecstasy and everything in-between, the sisters’ music is anchored in authenticity and ... Read More

Madison Violet

Winners of the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Madison Violet have been writing and creating beautiful music together since 1999. Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac are singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists, and harmonizers blessed with a precious vocal blend. Over the past 18 years, Madison ... 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

Twin Bandit with Oliver Swain

Signed to Netwerk Records, singer songwriter duo Twin Bandit - Hannah Walker and Jamie Elliot - have been getting some serious attention recently with appearances at the Winnipeg, Vancouver, Dawson City, and Squamish Folk Festivals. The duo is touring in support of their second release Full Circle. Singer songwriter and ... Read More