Kimberly Matheson

Kimberly Matheson has been crafting songs inspired by the people, places, and events of her life over the past 20 years. Sung with a pure folk-singer’s voice, Kimberly’s songs have a beautiful ring of truth and honesty; and three collections of original songs: “Never Enough” 2011, “Just As I Am” 2014, and the soon to…

Old Man Luedecke

Old Man Luedecke, an award-winning roots singer-songwriter, now based here in Chester, NS, continues to hone his cunning lyrical flair, tenderly pushing the boundaries of his storytelling with his unique mix of folk, bluegrass and pop hooks. Luedecke’s strong penchant for language results in narrative-driven folk songs that are playful, coy and soul warming.

Alycia Putnam

Alycia Putnam and family come together to create a dynamic, high energy band that blends tradition with modern influences. Family joining Alycia include her dad, Robert, on guitar and her mom, Kelly, on electric bagpipes. Alycia plays a variety of styles of fiddle music, ranging from foot stompin’ Celtic to more eclectic music, and incorporates…

Shannon Quinn

Shannon has been performing as a fiddler/vocalist for the past 16 years. Although Halifax, NS, born and raised, Shannon has been touring internationally the last couple of years with the award winning Scottish group, ‘The Paul McKenna Band’.

Tony Quinn

Tony has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. His show is versatile and performing for a wide variety of audiences, he easily adapts to the mood of any group. For thirteen years, Tony played a weekly musical comedy matinee to capacity crowds on the Halifax Waterfront. He was an MC and feature…

Ian Sherwood

Ian Sherwood – musician, storyteller and a continual creator – has penned tunes for many other artists, as well as for theatre, film and television. His unique musicianship, combined with his tales of heartbreak, victory and adventure, have established him as a solid performer, lyricist and player, with an impressive list of nominations and awards…

Sin and Swoon

Sin and Swoon, based out of Montreal, love George and Tammy, old time country music, and the harmony singing of the Louvin Brothers and the Delmore Brothers. Singer-songwriters Mike O’Brien (Ottawa valley native) and Michelle Tompkins (Antigonish, NS) have been performing together for the last few years.

Andy Stochansky

Andy Stochansky, Canadian singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire, now living in Los Angeles, started his musical career as a drummer (seven years with Ani DiFranco) and embarked on his solo career in 1999. He released 3 albums independently and 2 with RCA Victor. During his time with RCA Victor, Stochansky signed a publishing deal with Chrysalis Music where…

Sylvia Tyson

Sylvia Tyson – very few artists have created a musical legacy that has achieved such long-standing international success, and “magical” is just one of the words used to describe Sylvia and her work. She became one of the music world’s most recognizable and respected names in the early 1960’s as half of one of the…

The Wilderbeats

The Wilderbeats perform original songs about nature for the young and young-at-heart. Halifax songwriters Joyce Saunders and Shannon Lynch and percussionist Glenn Fraser created the group in 2001 and since then, The Wilderbeats have been inspiring children of all ages with high-energy performances that are not only a pile of fun, but also educational.