Multi-award winners incl 2017 JUNO Award for Instrumental Album of the Year, The Fretless take string music to fascinating places as it transforms Irish fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, high-energy arrangements.
An other-worldly breed of folk music which combines rich vocal harmonies, percussive string arrangements and dramatic piano to create a new-folk sound... Follow them into their apocalyptic world of witches, fires, lost love and forgotten creatures.
Grammy winner and bandleader John Reischman is a mandolinist of the highest calibre. Along with The Jaybirds, they achieve an elegant take on bluegrass that is at once happily old-fashioned, yet with a fresh contemporary feel.
Named as one of the Chicago Tribune's 50 Most Significant Songwriters in the Last 50 Years, Austin, TX-based singer/songwriter Danny Schmidt has amassed a cult following for his stunningly poetic, poignant imagery.
Erika Kulnys connects deeply to audiences with her powerful voice, authenticity, innovative piano work and infectious joy. Russ Chandler is a forceful singer and banjo player who sings songs he feels have something to say to the world we live in.
"Moss's burbling guitar is reminiscent of Michael Chapman, Hannah-Lou's cut-crystal voice like a modern Sandy Denny, but woven into the traditional structure are songs very much rooted in the present rather than the past." Mojo
A Piano-Guitar-Vocal-Kazoo-Stompbox Duo steeped in the Barrelhouse Boogie Blues House Party tradition of 1930's downtown Chicago... raggedy boogie woogie piano, riotous vocal and kazoo; rollicking blues guitar; music for dancing, drinking and making merry.
The veteran, banjo player and songwriter famed for his dynamic, often unhinged, performances has assembled a brutish, inelegant rock & roll ensemble to bring his historically evocative compositions to vivid life!
Performing good time, blues, folk, roots and jazz from the turn of the century. One Man band Laurence Marshall and percussive dancer Phoebe Douthwaite present an energetic array of skillful performances!