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DaysArts Presents: Matthew Byrne, Traditional Singer & Storyteller from Newfoundland

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Newfoundland's Matthew Byrne is performing in Daysland, AB on January 17th at Strome Community Hall. Byrne is fresh off winning Traditional Album of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards this past November, and is excited to bring his award-winning album, Horizon Lines, to Daysland for the first time. Born into a family of Newfoundland music makers, Matthew’s repertoire is heavily influenced by that unique musical lineage – the weaving of a great story with a beautiful melody – and…

Joey Landreth Trio and Altameda

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Co-presented with Seven Music Fest A rare treat, two sought-after prairie acts combine for a rock-solid double bill. From the critically-acclaimed Bros. Landreth, red-hot guitarist Joey is also an accomplished solo artist. One of many five-star reviews refer to Landreth’s debut outing, Whiskey, as “full of folk charm” and “charismatic blues worth a good, long listen”, his live shows receive similar praise. Altameda, comprised of four St. Albert musicians, have become hometown heroes in the greater Edmonton area. Fueled by…

Horizon Stage Presents: The Young Novelists

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Young Novelists are a Toronto-based band fronted by husband and wife Graydon James and Laura Spink. Since 2009 they have played stages across the U.S. and Canada, released three full-length albums, won numerous awards, and received continuous praise for their unmatched, effortless harmonies. Their last record, made us strangers, landed them a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist, a nomination for Vocal Group of the Year, and reached top 20 on both !earshot and Stingray Music folk charts.…

Loudon Wainwright III

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

With over two dozen albums to his credit, Loudon Wainwright III is one of the most prolific American singer-songwriters of his generation, period. When it comes to examining the day-to-day trials and tribulations of life, and relaying them with literary aplomb, a wink and a nod, he belongs alongside the talents of the esteemed Randy Newman. Better known as the Mark Twain of contemporary songwriting, Wainwright is not only able to have his tongue firmly planted in his cheek during…

Leela Gilday

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A passionate singer/songwriter and soulful performer, Leela Gilday has a voice that comes straight from the heart. Confessing her stories to her audiences with a gutsy voice and open stage presence, Gilday weaves her experiences as a northerner, a member of the Dene nation, and a traveler into a beautiful world that transports the listener. With four full-length recordings and a long touring history, Gilday has numerous awards to her credit, including a Juno, two Western Canadian Music Awards, Aboriginal…

Alberta Grown Series presents Scott Cook and the Second Chances in Edmonton!

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Alberta Grown Series is proud to present Scott Cook and the Second Chances in their first hometown appearance since playing the Edmonton Folk Music Festival in August. A roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth, Edmonton's Scott Cook has distilled the stories collected over a decade touring across Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia into straight-talking, keenly observant verse.  His fourth DIY release, One More Time Around, was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award, and its opening track "Pass…

Westlock CATS presents: Martin Kerr

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Named Male Artist of the year at the 2017 Edmonton Music Awards, Martin Kerr has built his career one passer-by at a time. Martins' soulful voice and lyrics has taken him from street corners to concert halls. Be sure to arrive early for the wine and cheese event prior to performance.

Celtara at St. Albert Community Hall

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alberta boasts a roots music community that is known for diversity and imagination. And one of the driving forces on the local Celtic scene is Edmonton’s own Celtara. The quintet rolls influences from Norway, Ireland, Brittany and other Celtic strongholds into a uniquely identifiable sound. Full-bodied vocals from Bonnie Gregory and Tami Cooper are fused with the dazzling work of guitarist Andreas Illig and accordion player Steven Bell. It all adds up to a fully-formed and spirited presentation that can…

Uptown Folk Club Presents: Tim Isberg CD Release

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tim Isberg – ‘Running On The Edge’ CD Release “..with well-crafted lyrics and engaging music, Tim achieves a genuine and sincere rapport with his audience... and his story-telling gains rapt attention” Gavin Farmer, Artistic Director, Festival Place Theatre Singer-Songwriter-Soldier Originally from southern Alberta, Tim Isberg is an accomplished singer-songwriter and ACMA Male Artist of the Year nominee emerging in the scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.  From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced many…

Heather Rankin

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Heather Rankin is a singer, songwriter, actor and member of The Rankin Family. Her debut solo album, A Fine Line, received Juno and ECMA nominations. She has performed in venues across the Maritimes, Ontario and Alberta, including headlining the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, hosting Songwriters’ Circles at ECMA Week and performing at Hugh’s Room in Toronto. She also took her music to Folk Alliance in Kansas City. Her seasonal album, Imagine, was released in December, and her music video for…

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