August 16th – 18th, 2024

Summerfolk Archives

Take a look back at past performers we loved and wrote about.

Half a Century of Love, Peace, and Music

Fred Penner

At a recent keynote address to an early childhood education conference, acclaimed family entertainer, singer/songwriter, composer, actor, writer, author, TV host and keynote speaker Fred Penner delivered a simple, yet

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Joel Morelli

Joel Morelli was born and raised in Owen Sound and was launched into the local music scene at an early age. He soon developed a reputation as an unassuming character

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Kunle

An acoustic guitarist and singer/songwriter, Kunle’s folk and soul music bridges contemporary styles with roots in West African rhythms and stories. Nigerian-born and currently based in Toronto, Kunle brings together

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Urban Highlanders

Bagpipes, whistles, 6-string violin, soprano sax, piccolo, clarinet, acoustic guitar, mandolin, an array of drums and percussion… all join the fray in an inspired musical dust-up. Based in Toronto, the URBAN HIGHLANDERS

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The Kubasonics

The Kubasonics are arguably Newfoundland’s finest Ukrainian band. Winners of three 2017 MusicNL Awards (Group of the Year, Folk/Roots Artist of the Year, The Overcast Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year),

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Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar

2018 has all the signs of being the break out year for Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar. The group’s latest recording, entitled Run to Me, was just released on April 27 2018.

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