Tag: Folk Music

Le Vent du Nord

The award winning and highly acclaimed band Le Vent du Nord is a leading force in Quebec’s progressive francophone folk movement.  The group’s vast repertoire draws from both traditional sources and original compositions, while enhancing it’s hard-driving soulful music (rooted ...

Tim O’Brien Band | The Burying Ground

After many years navigating the outskirts of bluegrass and acoustic music, Tim O’Brien’s dusky, unmistakable vocal timbre and instrumental stylings have this time landed with two feet squarely back in bluegrass. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia on March 16, 1954, ...

Fortunate Ones | Sherman Downey

Catherine Allan and Andrew O’Brien know a lot about what it takes to make a good partnership. Their debut album, The Bliss was nominated for a JUNO Award, garnered two #1 singles on CBC Radio 2’s Top 20, won the ...

The East Van Gogos Present TriVo & Kurai Mubaiwa

THE EAST VAN GOGOS Present ‘Small Change For Big Change’! All proceeds from this concert will go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports grandmothers (“Gogos” in Zulu) raising a generation of children orphaned ...

Stephen Fearing | Matt Patershuk

Stephen was born in 1963 in Vancouver, but grew up in Dublin, Ireland where his schoolmates included future members of U2. In 1981, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and immersed himself in the music scene, learning the fundamentals of song ...

Tom Russell at The Rogue Folk Club

Tom Russell is an American singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles. He has lived in many places, including Vancouver and New York City, and is currently based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His music incorporates elements of folk, traditional ...

ROGUE FOLK CLUB | Martin Kerr

Often compared to great troubadours like James Taylor and John Denver, Martin Kerr‘s soaring voice, storytelling and intelligent lyrics connect with hearts of all ages and backgrounds. Born and raised in England, Martin travelled to 35 countries, gathering experiences and ...

ROGUE FOLK CLUB | Babe Gurr CD Release

Vancouver singer-songwriter Babe Gurr celebrates the release of her new recording ‘Blurred Lines’ at the Rogue! Joining her will be Paul Pigat (guitar), Nick Apivor (percussion), Jeff Gammon  (stand-up bass) and Simon Kendall (keys, accordion, support vocals). Babe Gurr’s sound ...

RICK SCOTT with Pied Pumkin and Roots & Grooves | ...

RICK SCOTT Award-winning singer, songwriter, actor and raconteur – and Canada’s leading proponent of Appalachian mountain dulcimer — Rick Scott has become his own genre. His gift for combining warm-hearted humour and poignant human commentary has earned him a devoted ...

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are master musicians with a career spanning over 35 years. Their superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the guitar, five-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, cello-banjo, and many other instruments. An eclectic folk festival on ...