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Hello friends, we just found out about our TRIPLE NOMINATION for the Canadian Folk Music Awards for Ensemble of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, and Pushing The Boundaries! We have been invited to perform at the nominee showcase the night before the awards, on November 20. “We’re deeply honoured and thrilled to be […]
Fresh from an amazing trip to Deep Roots festival in Nova Scotia, we brought back some of that East Coast energy for our Alberta and Ottawa concerts. Friday Oct 16 join us in Edmonton at the Blue Chair Cafe, followed by Sat Oct 17 in Ottawa at the OCFF conference! (evening show open to the […]
We will be kicking it up on CTV’s Canada AM monday June 20, around 8:50 AM (EST), with the full band, celebrating our International Songwriting Competition win (!), and our upcoming shows. Then on Thursday-Friday-Saturday July 23,24,25 we are at the Beaches Jazz Streetfest from 7-11 pm in front of 1021 Queen Street E, in front […]
On Friday, May 29, 8:00 PM at Trinity St. Paul’s Centre in Toronto, Canadian string super-group Sultans of String release their stunning new CD, Yalla Yalla! This sophomore album weaves a truly global sonic tapestry, influenced by Spanish Flamenco, Arabic folk, Cuban rhythms, jazz, classical and French Manouche Gypsy-jazz music! With Special Guests- Ernie Tollar […]
your favourite world-jazz-flamenco band is embarking on its first cross Canada tour (well, westward anyway). we will be performing in concert halls, music series, and even some educational outreach concerts in schools, to pass on the musical torch to young aspiring musicians. Please visit TOUR section for details and tickets Jan 16: Kimberly, BC – […]
SAT NOV 15, 8:00PM we are performing at the beautiful Sanderson Centre Theatre in Brantford. This is the big band, with six-string violinist Chris McKhool (who has guest starred with Jesse Cook and Pavlo), duelling rumba flamenco guitarists Kevin Laliberté (The Chieftains, Jesse Cook) and Eddie Paton (Robert Michaels), bass master Drew Birston (Chantal Kreviazuk), […]
May 24, 3:00 PM Green Toronto Festival, Dundas Square Toronto May 25, 7:00 PM Niagara Folk Arts Festival St. Catharines, ON Jun 7, 8:00 PM OUR WORLD outdoor festival Kitchener, ON Jun 14 & 15, 1:30 PM Taste of Little Italy Street Festival Toronto Jun 18, 8:00 PM Earth Day Canada […]
I will be on JAZZ.FM91 this morning, our national jazz station, supporting their fundraising drive. Please consider becoming a member! They support the jazz community in so many ways. JAZZ.FM91 is also independent, not part of a large media conglomerate Let them know you love jazz; become a member today! Donate online or call 1-800-811-2400. http://www.jazz.fm/ […]
We had a great time at the conference this year, showcasing and picking up an award at the same time. We love the Festivals & Events community and thank them for their support!
We are happy to announce we have been nominated for the 2008 Canadian Independent Music Awards, in the Favourite World Artist/Group category. Congrats to friends Autorickshaw for their nomination as well. We were also nominated for the Canadian Folk Music Awards and the Toronto, and International Independent Music Awards!
Sultans of String are today’s CBC entertainment feature: http://www.cbc.ca/entertainment/ — and tune in tonight on “Canada Live” on CBC Radio 2, 8pm to hear the release concert of our debut CD, “Luna”, recorded live at Hugh’s Room this past June. http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/mediaPlayer.html also, Studio Sparks had a live in-studio performance with us- you can listen at […]
We are honoured to win two Ontario Independent Music Awards for Best Instrumental, and one of the top awards of the year, Best Song, which is usually won by alternative rock groups! Thanks Ontario.