FRIDAY November 6
The Carolines are led by three Alberta singers, whose repertoire leaves no doubt about their love of Old-Time Classic-Country music.
Their humour is infectious, and when they commence to singing, you’ll be tapping your toes and singing along to all the old familiar tunes by Patsy Cline, Buck Owens, Trio, the Dixie Chicks and more. With clever arrangements and spine-tingling harmonies, they breathe new life into the old songs.
FRIDAY November 6 CHANCE
C is for... Characters
H is for... Harmony
A is for... Apple of course!
N is for... New Costumes
C is for... Costumes Galore!
E is for... Entertaining
! Is for... Expressing excitement, astonishment, surprise, or any other emotion
We are friends who are like sisters...and we love to sing!
Friday November 6 Waymatea Ellis and the HIGHLIFE SOUND COLLECTIVE
Waymatea Ellis and the Highlife Sound Collective
JUNO Nominated Reggae Singer/Songwriter, founder and front woman of Canada’s Souljah Fyah, Waymatea Ellis is introducing a new Reggae project, Highlife Sound Collective. Featuring some of Edmonton’s finest musicians, Highlife Sound Collective is excited to dive into the Canadian Reggae Scene.
SATURDAY November 7 SPEARN
True Canadiana: Folk-rootsy, multiple-award nominated songworks… deep-rooted in our history…have taken John to perform at major festivals on the shores of all three of Canada’s oceans, and countless places in-between.
A longtime favourite: With a growing list of popular venues, festivals, celebrations, and Heritage
SATURDAY November 7 Carrie Day
Edmonton, Alberta based folk/roots singer-songwriter and musician
who has gained a reputation for her breathy vocals, poetic lyrics and skilled
arrangements that channel raw emotion straight to the listener’s heart.
With a style of her own, Carrie Day's has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Sarah Harmer. Her songs reflect her calling to create beauty, and understand the world around her, resulting in a unique sound that speaks to universal human
SATURDAY November 7
Alberta Heartland Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a highly respected worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through performance, education and competition.
Sunday November 8 March 22nd Phyllis Sinclair
Distinguished by Maverick Magazine as a "A Lady of Conviction" Folk singer songwriter, Phyllis Sinclair has earned national and international attention for her songs of truth and triumph. Canada's premium Folk, Roots and World Beat magazine, Penguin Eggs described her song North Coast Fisher Wife's Prayer, from Fence posts and Stones, as "positively impressive".
SUNDAY November 8 DANA WYLIE
Dana Wylie has carved a uniquely wandering path through music; she cut her teeth in jug bands, bluegrass bands and cover bands in Taiwan, toured steadfastly with her own band in the UK, released three critically-praised albums. Colin Linden calls her “a bright light from the great west,” and her latest album, The Earth That You’re Made Of, earned her a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination for Contemporary Singer of the Year.
SUNDAY November 8 DEREK DUNN
Derek is a new singer songwriter in the Edmonton music scene. Having only been performing as a solo act for 10 months he’s still getting figuring out where he fits in the music scene in Edmonton. With influences of pop, gospel, country, and rock Derek has been writing his own music for the last 12 years and is now happy to be releasing his sound into Edmonton and is looking forward to playing more gigs around the city.