Sat 2pm at Fest Club; Sat 3:30pm at Whittle; Sun 1pm at FT; plus High School BITS Workshops Thurs & FriSponsored by: 89.3 K-Rock 10X Maple Blues Award winner, 3X Juno Nominee and the list goes on…Suzie is a multi-award winning, blues singer-songwriter, possessing a distinctly alluring voice “spun of gold.”
Fri 7pm at FT; Sat 1pm at FT; Sun 10am at FTSponsored by: Harwood House Bed & Breakfast James Keelaghan, a folk singer-songwriter, with a strong focus on social justice issues, has been sharing his uncanny knack for finding incredible stories and turning them into powerful songs since 1987.
Fri 10:30pm at Paddy’s; Sat 2:30pm at FT; Sat 7pm at FTSponsored by: The Stella Rose B&B Ryan Cook has developed a progressive style of country that is both traditional and innovative … a hardcore troubadour/travelling songwriter, born close to Yarmouth, NS.
Sat 11:15am at Whittle; Sat 10am (11:45am) at Market; Sun 1pm at FTSponsored by: Victoria’s Historic Inn Fortunate Ones are Andrew James O’Brien and Catherine Allan. O’Brien established himself as a singer/songwriter with his 2011 record, “Songs for Searchers,” which garnered several nominations and awards. Allan found her voice in a musical family and became…
Sat 1pm at FT; Sat 7pm at FTSponsored by: Long & McQuade Donovan Woods, an acclaimed recording artist, performer and in-demand country and folk songwriter from Toronto to Nashville, with a voice as distinctive as his lyrics.
Sat Noon at Tent (Parade); Sat 2:30pm at Market; Sat 10:30pm at Old O Sponsored by: Aaron Allen Web & Media Design This balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super-band, a fifteen-piece wave of sound, started as a quartet of buskers in Toronto in 2010.
Sat 7pm at FT; Sun 10am at FTSponsored by: Just Us Coffee Roasters Ruth Moody is a two-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is also a founding member of the internationally renowned trio The Wailin’ Jennys and former lead singer of the Canadian Roots band Scruj MacDuhk.
Fri 7pm at FT; Sat 2:30pm at FTSponsored by: Acadia University Dave Gunning is a captivating, seasoned performer whose writing includes flavours of Irish, Scottish, folk and country musical styles. The prolific Pictou County native has ten acclaimed albums to his credit since 1997, garnering numerous nominations and awards, including ECMAs.
Fri 7pm at FT; Fri 10:30pm at Paddy’s; Sat 11:15am at Whittle; Sun 10am at FT | Sponsored by: Herbin Jewellers The Bombadils are a folk ensemble comprised of four musicians from across Canada who began their journey together while at McGill University, Montreal, QC., motivated by a shared curiosity in Celtic and bluegrass traditions.
Fri 10:30pm at Old OSponsored by: Friends of the Festival Swingology play light and lively acoustic gypsy swing. Their repertoire includes classic tunes, Django originals and modern tunes adapted to the irresistible gypsy swing style.