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


In Sept of 2016, I flew to Los Angeles and spent three days in the studio with the bass boss Pino Palladino and the titan of timekeeping, Mr. James Gadson.

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Si Kahn

  Si Kahn is grateful for his family’s Canadian roots.  His paternal grandfather Gabriel Kahn, after escaping from the Czar’s army in Russia, was a pick-and-shovel laborer for the Canadian

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Nick Sherman

Singer-songwriter Nick Sherman gives new meaning to “the voice in the wilderness,” or rather, the voice from the wilderness. While he still calls his rural birthplace of Sioux Lookout home,

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The multi-award-winning quintet Goitse, was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy. Recently crowned Live Ireland’s ‘Trad group of the Year’, Chicago Irish American News’ ‘Group

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Adonis Puentes

Adonis Puentes was destined to be a music star. Sabor a Café, nominated as World Music Album Of The Year at 2014 Canadian Juno Awards, his latest CD and first

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