Tag: Folk Music

Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

The celebrated virtuoso partnership of “the doyenne of Irish harpers” (Scotland On Sunday) and “one of the UK’s most staggering and influential acoustic guitarists” (fRoots), has by now brought its special musical vision to venues large and small – from ...

Paul Pigat’s Boxcar Campfire

Originally created as a way of “bringing it down a bit”, Boxcar Campfire has taken on a life of its own as this new recording and touring project allows a more reflective and insular shade of Paul Pigat’s creativity to ...

Tim Readman & Shona La Mottee | Fionn

Vancouver’s Tim Readman is a musician, folksinger, songwriter, producer and music journalist, originally from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He was the leader of Canadian Celtic/folk favourites Fear of Drinking. He also plays guitar, sings and writes with ace Celtic fiddler ...
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Stacked schedule at Sherwood Park’s Festival Place this March

Sherwood Park, Alta.’s Festival Place will be home to an eclectic mix of folk, blues, country, and traditional artists this March. From local to international performers, Festival Place is proudly presenting: Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier | Friday, March 1 ...

Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms

Reeb Willms and Caleb Klauder, of the internationally acclaimed Foghorn Stringband, make a dynamic duo that has been playing and singing together since 2008, performing professionally across Europe, Scandinavia, Australia and North America. Festivals that have hosted these musicians include ...

The Small Glories

Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic duo planted on the Canadian prairies. They are a study in contrasts; Cara, all earth mother on her 21-speed bike, environmentally friendly and wholesome, ebullient and ...

Martin Kerr

Often compared to troubadors like James Taylor, John Denver and Jason Mraz, Martin’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 ...

TriVo and Fraser Union: A Benefit for the Stephen Lewis ...

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 ...
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Maria Dunn’s 20th anniversary at Festival Place in Sherwood Park, ...

Reflecting back on the past 20 years, 2017 Juno nominee Maria Dunn feels much gratitude at being able to earn a living doing what she loves to do. Her career has allowed her to travel the world, collaborate and/or perform with artists that ...