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Cool Yule with Van Django

Renowned for the quality of their musicianship and as great entertainers, Van Django‘s variety show is a festive Christmas mix of nostalgic favourites, jazz standards, pop tunes, classical elements, and sing-alongs, plus a few surprises – all delivered in swinging ...

John Reischman & The Jaybirds

Like the powerful mandolinist and composer at its helm, John Reischman and the Jaybirds fashion a stylish take on bluegrass that seamlessly blends original songs and instrumentals with Appalachian old-time music for a truly unique band sound. Now in their ...

Mairi Rankin & Eric Wright in Vancouver

Mairi Rankin is a legend on the Canadian music scene – she plays fiddle, sings and also step-dances up a storm. Born in Mabou, Nova Scotia, Mairi has been influenced by some of the best Cape Breton traditional musicians and ...

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 ...

ROGUE FOLK CLUB | Christine Tassan et les Imposteures

Sixteen years have passed since Christine Tassan et les Imposteures started tending their craft in the gypsy jazz milieu, and there is no doubt that they are definitely here to stay. Pioneers in a domain usually reserved for men 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 ...