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This multi-award-winning, 3x Juno-nominated and Billboard charting band creates “energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” (Maverick, UK). For more than a decade, Sultans of String have thrilled audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, Flamenco, Django-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms. The group celebrates musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity, with world rhythms that excite audiences to their feet!

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New album out now!

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Recent happenings

18 December 2021 / Read

Two free shows Sunday for our email subscribers

Hi there!  It has been a tough year for many this year, and it seems we are not out of the woods quite yet… That’s why we are so especially super grateful for all your support over this pandemic, and as a way of thanking you, we would like to invite you as our guest […]

9 December 2021 / Read

Tis the season! CBC, Livestream, Annapolis, Ottawa

So many exciting things to share! Stay safe and we hope to see you out and about or online :) DEC 10 CBC Ottawa Food Bank Virtual Fundraiser! DEC 12 On TV – ‘Path to Creation’! DEC 17 we perform with the Annapolis Symphony! DEC 19 the best Christmas Caravan livestream ever! DEC 20 Christmas Caravan […]

27 November 2021 / Read

 Your 2021 Christmas Playlist and Tour and Tix Giveaway!

Hey friends, We are celebrating the season by giving away a pair of tix for each of the Sultans of String shows below, to you, our loyal subscribers, whom we love so much!  Simply email me to be entered in today’s draw, and please indicate THE DATE you are interested in (Scroll down below to […]

25 November 2021 / Read

Dr. Duke Redbird live in the Zoom Room at noon! And upcoming in-person shows

I can’t believe it!  We have our season finale of our BACKSTAGE Facebook Livestream today at 12 Noon EST. The last few months have flown by, and I have learned so much from our guests, and felt so much in my heart, including gratitude to all of you for your support and for joining us […]

18 November 2021 / Read

Christmas Caravan / Sanctuary December tour… and Backstage tomorrow!

hey friends, thanks for all who came out or tuned in for our CD release show last weekend! What a blast to be on stage again with real live musicians! If you have not heard our Sanctuary album yet, you can check it out here And we are looking forward to our upcoming touring […]

11 November 2021 / Read

FREE LIVESTREAM CD RELEASE Tomorrow, (and Backstage today!)

This just in… FREE LIVESTREAM for our friends who are to far to join us in-person, you can watch our big CD RELEASE EXTRAVAGANZA live – for one night only. This is not a pre-tape, and it ain’t sticking around online either so set your alarm! This Saturday November 13 at 7:30 pm EST. There […]

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O Canada

Christmas Caravan

10 – Ten Years of Music (vinyl)

Subcontinental Drift



Yalla Yalla!


The Complete Collection

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Upcoming shows

14 February 2022 Sultans of String Sultans Zoom Room Online, CA. This Valentine’s Day we are sharing the love with you. This show is F R E E to attend, and we have a stellar lineup to share with you. This special concert and multimedia extravaganza features live performances, guest appearances, and video exclusives, including Amanda Martinez, Amchok Gompo, Kristine St-Pierre, Leen Hamo, Saskia Tomkins and more! 7:00pm. Tickets

21 March 2022 Sultans of String Lebanon, PA Online, US.

26 March 2022 Symphony show Buffalo Philharmonic Buffalo, NY US. 7:30pm. Tickets

29 March 2022 Sultans of String tba (Kendallville, IN) Kendallville, IN US.

09 April 2022 Sultans of String Edmunds Art Center Edmunds, WA US. 8:00pm.

22 April 2022 Sultans of String Sultans Zoom Room Online, CA. Earth Day concert, more TBA soon! 7:00pm.

29 April 2022 Sultans of String Venue TBA Glencoe, MN US.

30 April 2022 Sultans of String Venue TBA Windem, MN US.

01 May 2022 Sultans of String venue tba Columbus, NE US.

03 May 2022 Sultans of String venue tba Pratt, KS US.

05 May 2022 Sultans of String Venue TBA Liberal, KS US.

10 May 2022 Sultans of String Venue TBA Dillon, MT US.

11 May 2022 Sultans of String venue tba Anaconda, MT US.

17 July 2022 Sultans of String Norwood Village Green Concerts Norwood, NY US. 7:00pm.

19 December 2022 Christmas Caravan Harmony Concerts Ottawa, ON CA. Algonquin Theatre with special guests Rebecca Campbell, Kellylee Evans, Donné Roberts, Lynne Hanson, Kristine St-Pierre! 7:00pm.

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Bands and programs

Refuge Project

Addressing the struggles of life on Mother Earth has always inspired Toronto-based quintet, Sultans of String. On their visionary seventh album, Refuge, Sultans of String bring their unique brand of musical synergy and collaboration to bear on 13 songs that speak to the challenges facing the world’s displaced peoples–their stories, their songs, their persistence and their humanity.

Sultans of String
Full Band

Award-winning band the Sultans of String create “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” (Maverick Magazine UK). Thrilling their audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and human creativity with warmth and virtuosity.

With Anwar Khurshid

The Sultans of String with Anwar Khurshid.

Duo Show

Sultans of String in duo format: Chris McKhool (violin) and Kevin Laliberté (guitar), the songwriters behind the music, take you on a musical journey around the world!

Symphony Show

The Sultans of String bring their fiery musicality to projects with symphony orchestras far and wide, in a program created in collaboration with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Artist in Residence and Community Ambassador Lucas Waldin.

Christmas Caravan Show

2015 JUNO Award nominees Sultans of String deliver an exuberant performance featuring originals, world music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold winter’s night.

For young audiences

Sultans of String for young audiences.

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