2016 Performers

Kim Halliday
Performers

A native of Rotuma (Fiji), Kim Halliday is a songwriter, sought-after educator, and multi-instrumentalist who ...

James Hill and Anne Janelle
Performers

James Hill and Anne Janelle are musicians who demonstrate that opposites attract and can make ...

Frank Yamma
Performers

One of Australia’s most in-demand Indigenous artists, Frank Yamma sings in English and his native ...

All Nations’ Drummers
Performers

All Nations Drummers is a women’s big drum group based in Halifax.  The group includes ...

Twin Flames
Performers

Chelsey June has been capturing the hearts of audiences with her soulful voice and unique ...

Tomato/Tomato
Performers

Tomato/Tomato is comprised of husband and wife team, John and Lisa McLaggan. This quirky twosome ...

Theresa Malenfant & Katey Day
Performers

Hailing from Dieppe, NB, Theresa Malenfant grew up surrounded by a musically-talented family. She made her singing ...

The Stanfields
Performers

The Stanfields are a five-piece rock/roots band based in Halifax NS, Canada. They play what they ...

The O’Pears
Performers

The O’Pears are a female folk trio based in Toronto, with a sound and style that ...

The Eastern Belles
Performers

The Eastern Belles are PEI’s own Catherine MacLellan, Ashley Condon and Meaghan Blanchard. “The Island” (as it is affectionately ...

Steve Poltz
Performer

Steve Poltz is not normal. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada) but has lived ...

Ryan Cook
Performer

Ryan Cook is an award-winning singer/songwriter who’s performed with Country purists like Dwight Yoakam, Roseanne Cash, ...

Lucy Kaplansky
Performer

She started out singing in Chicago bars. Then, barely out of high school, Lucy Kaplansky took off ...

Leslee Barry
Performer

Having grown up in Lunenburg, Leslee Barry has always known a community richly blessed with musical ...

Ken Whiteley
Performer

Ken Whiteley is a Canadian roots music legend. His musical journey has taken him from jug band, folk ...

Kelli Trottier
Performer

Kelli Trottier toured much of the world as a featured soloist in the Sensational String ...

Kathleen Merritt
Performers

Inspired by her ancient Inuit Culture, Kathleen Ivaluarjuk Merritt creates a mesmerizing beautiful sound called ...

Joel Plaskett
Performer

Joel Plaskett returns with one of the most diverse and fan-pleasing albums of his career. Proving ...

Jeff Davis
Performer

Jeff Davis is one of America’s most respected collectors and interpreters of traditional music. He has ...

Hillsburn
Performers

Paul Aarntzen, one of Hillsburn’s three singers and the songwriting force behind the group, remembers clearly ...

Hat Fitz and Cara
Performers

Hat Fitz is a “veteran” wild man of the blues scene in Australia.  He has a ...

Fortunate Ones
Performers

Fortunate Ones is a Canadian pop-folk duo made up of singer/guitarist Andrew James O’Brien and singer/pianist/accordion ...

Ennis
Performers

The Ennis sisters have weathered a lifetime of phases, and a series of musical explorations together. Their latest ...

Paul and Eilidh Buchanan
Performers

With a reputation for bringing out the best in young performers, Paul and Eilidh Buchanan ...

Don-Amero
Don Amero
Performer

Don Amero captivates audiences of all ages with powerful and expressive vocals, percussion‐style guitar play, and ...

DeTempsAntan
De Temps Antan
Band

It takes a special blend of musical flair to create memorable songs of yesteryear! Songs ...

Dave-Gunning
Dave Gunning
Performer

Eleven albums in, Dave Gunning has become a truly masterful songwriter, one who has earned real peer ...

COIG
Còig
Band

Còig (Ko-ig) is an electrifying line-up of East Coast musicians. Originally formed as a promotional band ...

Catherine-Martin
Catherine Martin
Film Maker

Catherine Martin, mi’kmaq filmmaker and current Nancy’s Chair of Women’s Studies at Mt. St. Vincent ...

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Alan Syliboy
Performer

Alan Syliboy was born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia. Living in the Millbrook First ...