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What an amazing time we had performing all week with the TSO, under the direction of Maestro Shalom Bard. They were incredible, and I love Roy Thompson Hall!
We had a blast performing with the Chieftains as part of their 40th anniversary tour of North America. Here we are performing on stage in Stamford CT. What a band. Thanks Paddy!
Are you a teacher, or do you have children in grades 4 – 8 ? Join the TSO and Sultans of String for a concert of music written in the styles of numerous global traditions. There is a long history of composers being influenced by other cultures. In the past, composers would travel to various regions of […]
Sultans of String have just been nominated for WORLD GROUP OF THE YEAR at the 2013 SIRIUSXM CANADIAN INDIE AWARDS! This comes on the heals of their 2012 Canadian Folk Music Award quadruple nomination winning the CFMA World Group of the Year in November. Indie artists will take center stage on Friday, March 22nd at the Kool Haus […]
From Chris: My MP Matthew Kellway called me on the phone and let me know that his office has selected me for the Diamond Jubilee Medal, for my work in building community, and my contributions to Canada! There will be some kind of ceremony in January he will give it to all the people in […]
Chris and Kevin are hitting the road this Thursday, performing at the gorgeous Infinity Hall, and again January 9-14, performing 8 shows over 6 days in PA, NJ & NY. We will be performing at Chaplin’s, Godfrey Daniels, Psalm Salon, opening two shows for Dala, and showcasing at APAP | NYC on Jan 12, represented […]
We are thrilled to be awarded World Group of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Saint John, NB! Some of our favourite bands also received nominations and wins. Check it out at http://folkawards.ca/awards-night/results-2012/ Thanks to our special guests, and everyone in the folk community in Canada for the amazing inspiration! Also special thanks to […]
We are very excited to perform our Official Showcase at Mundial Montreal! Thursday November 15, from 5:00-5:25 PM, Open to the public. Cafe Campus, 57 Prince Arthur E, Montreal QC, http://www.mundialmontreal.com
We just received the good news that our latest CD, MOVE, is in the running for a quartet of Canadian Folk Music Awards nominations: Instrumental Group of the Year, World Group of the Year, and Pushing The Boundaries. Bandleader Chris McKhool also picked up a nomination for Producer of the Year. We are honoured to have been nominated with this […]
Band founders and principal songwriters Chris and Kevin are heading out on the road next week, kicking off a busy fall! We are performing as a duo for a couple of house concerts in Ottawa area, and then off to some of our favourite venues in Maine, and New York, including the Carriage House in Ithaca, […]
Thanks to all of you who have been contributing to our Kapipal recording campaign we have been recording away on our fourth CD. The symphony parts are in the bag, and we are now getting going on the rest of the Sultans parts… The symphony sounds incredible, as we pulled together the best players from […]