Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers

Sponsored by Long & McQuade Fri., Sept. 27, 7:00pm: Kings County Museum Sat., Sept. 28, 3:00pm: Idle No More: Truth and Reconciliation, Al Whittle Sun. Sept. 29, 1:00pm: Festival Finale, Festival Theatre An established Mi’kmaq artist, Alan Syliboy’s work is influenced by the indigenous Mi’kmaq rock drawing, and quill weaving traditions. Working in acrylic and mixed media, Alan creates…

Catherine MacLellan

Sponsored by Mud Creek Rotary Club Thurs., Sept. 26, 7:00pm: Horton Performance Centre The Song and The Sorrow, NFB film (42 min) Catherine MacLellan (duo performance), 8:00pm Musician Catherine MacLellan, the daughter of Canadian singer/songwriting legend Gene MacLellan, grew up surrounded by her father’s music. He committed suicide when she was 14. Two decades after…

Chris Robison

Sponsored by Colby Clarke Fri., Sept. 27, 1:40pm: Festival Tent Fri., Sept. 27, 10:00pm: Paddy’s Pub Sat., Sept. 28, 10:45am: Farmers’ Market Sat., Sept. 28, 1:30pm: Geometry of Songs: Circles, Triangles and Squares, Al Whittle (PLEASE NOTE, Chris Robison will be at Paddy’s on Friday, not Saturday as indicated in the festival schedule.) After growing up in Port Colborne on Lake…

David Francey

Sponsored by Paddy’s Brewpub & Rosie’s Restaurant Fri., Sept. 27, 12:00pm: Patio Concert: Wolfville Memorial Library Sat., Sept. 28, 2:30pm: Songwriter Circle, Festival Theatre Sat., Sept. 28, 7:00pm: Main Stage, Festival Theatre Sun. Sept. 29, 10:00am: Music as Medicine, Songs That Heal, Festival Theatre “David’s straightforward songs tell honest stories of real people and real places. Poetic perception and a keen…

Djugdjug Ensemble

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival Sat., Sept. 28, 11:00am: Drum Circle, Festival Tent This group combines traditional West African songs, rhythms, arrangements, and at times dance, with other musical and theatrical ideas to provide energetic and eclectic performances. Booming with the sound of djembes, dununs, horns, bells, shakers, and voice, the ensemble will lead the Drum Circle…

Donna & Andy

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival  Sat., Sept. 28, 1:15pm: Family Show, Festival Tent Donna Rhodenizer and Andy Duinker are the international performing duo, Donna & Andy. Their musical excellence has been recognized with a Juno nomination and multiple ECMA awards. Donna & Andy have performed for over 600,000 audience members at schools, festivals and stages throughout…

Donna Holmes

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival  Fri., Sept. 27, 12:00pm: Patio Concert: Wolfville Memorial Library Donna Holmes, singer and songwriter, produces Broken Leg Theatre, a show featuring local performance artists, three times a year at the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville.  She hosted a weekly open mic for 8 years; has recorded back-up vocals for…