Dylan Jewers

Dylan Jewers

Sponsored by Friend’s of the Festival Thursday 1pm, Festival Theatre (Artist@Acadia)   Dylan Jewers is an arts administrator, label runner, and folklorist from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He has worked in the arts and culture community for over a decade now. His label, Big Turnip Records, which doubles as a concert and event business, is fast…

Community Shows 2023

Community Shows 2023

Community Shows If viewing on a small device, rotate to Landscape for best view. There are some musical options outside of the Festival Pass, ticketed separately. Local community organizations and businesses have partnered with Deep Roots to present shows during the festival. (There is lots of free music throughout the festival!)

Height Requirement

Height Requirement

Sponsored by Schoolhouse Brewery Saturday 11:55pm, Devour Studios Two decades on from the end of the 1980s, Height Requirement was formed to replicate live on stage, the iconic tunes of that magical decade that you may still hear on the radio today. Height Requirement is a dance party band that plays hits from the 80s…

The Sundries

The Sundries

Sponsored by Holland Home Leisure Saturday 10:30pm, Devour Studios; (Sarah Pound only) Sunday 10 am, Festival Theatre Sundries (noun) – various items not important enough to be mentioned individually The Sundries are a country music band from the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, Canada. The band consists of professional musicians who have literally logged thousands…

David Celia & Zuffalo

David Celia & Zuffalo

Sponsored by Herbin Jewellers Friday 7pm, Festival Theatre; Saturday 10:30pm, Paddy’s Pub; Sunday 10am, Festival TheatreZuffalo: Saturday 9:45am, Farmers MarketDavid Celia: Saturday 1pm, Festival Theatre  David Celia is an innovative lyricist/ singer-songwriter and astonishing guitar player, known for his spontaneously driven live performances. He tours frequently across North America and Europe including several performances in Switzerland (Blue Balls Festival 2x,…

David Myles Trio

David Myles Trio

Sponsored by Devour! Studios Friday 9:25pm, Festival Theatre   Our most fundamental questions—about how to exist in this world we share, and how best to love the people we love—so often keep us awake at the end of the day, at a loss for answers. From the plaintive opening notes of David Myles’ It’s Only…

Freya Milliken

Freya Milliken

Sponsored by Friend’s of the Festival Friday 12pm, Wolfville Library; Friday 7pm, Festival Theatre; Saturday 1:30pm, Al Whittle  Freya Milliken is a multitalented Canadian singer-songwriter and a recent graduate of the School of Music at Acadia University. Since 2021, Freya has been gaining momentum on the Maritime festival scene, capturing the hearts of audiences of…

The Chimney Swifts

The Chimney Swifts

Sponsored by Friend’s of the Festival Friday 11:55pm, Paddy’s Pub; Saturday 10:35am, Farmers’ Market Born and raised in the Annapolis Valley, The Chimney Swifts have been captivating audiences throughout Nova Scotia for over a decade with their newfangled musical compositions and fantastic live performances. Their sound, akin to a kaleidoscope of musical genres, defies categorization,…

Barncat

Barncat

Sponsored by Rewind 89.3 Saturday 12:20pm, Farmers’ Market; Saturday 11:55pm, Paddy’s Pub Barncat is a four-piece folk inspired string-band based in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The group officially formed in early 2023, and have been touring for years, supporting Nova Scotia folk artist Daniel James McFadyen.  Their upbeat performances, lively music and infectious smiles will have…