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12 July 2021 / Read

In-person show THIS SUNDAY… Yes, a real gig!!

Are you ready for some live music?! Just announced, we are so excited to actually have in-person Sultans of String concerts this weekend, our first live shows in 16 months!  Come this Sunday July 18, at 7:00 pm!  It is the neighbours of our lovey friends Barbara and Urmas at Studio 13,  at 98 Concession […]

5 July 2021 / Read

Help us tell essential stories… And a free concert Friday!

Hello friends, We spent the week starting our recording of our new Sultans of String album, Sanctuary (the refuge project, vol. 2).  I am so excited about the music we are creating, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with extraordinary guests! Please join us on our mission to tell these essential stories of loss, […]

10 June 2021 / Read

Yes, a new album! Sanctuary

Hello friends, I am so excited to tell you about what we have been quietly working on behind the scenes here: Sanctuary, the highly anticipated followup to our album Refuge. This ambitious, diverse, inclusive and passionately artistic album puts our band face-to- face with a VIP roster of global ‘ambassadors’, some of whom are recent immigrants […]

7 June 2021 / Read

Free livestream Tonight @ 8 pm EDT

We are so very grateful for those who have been attending our Refuge Livestream concerts. It has been so wonderful for us to keep in touch with you through these difficult times.  And so to honour all of you, our friends, family and fans, we have a free show tonight! Tonight! Monday June 7 at […]

4 May 2021 / Read

Tix avail now – May 15 livestream, and some great news!

Hi all, I hope you are all okay and staying safe out there,,, We are so very grateful for those who have been attending our Livestream concerts. It has been so wonderful for us to keep in touch with you through these difficult times. For those who have not attended one of our Zoom shows […]

24 April 2021 / Read

Livestream Tonight – Benefit concert for Environmental Defence

CONCERT TONIGHT! Join Sultans of String tonight at 7:00 pm for a special Livestream concert, supporting Environmental Defence! We will be playing some of the new songs off our Refuge album, as well as a couple of our eco-favourites Luna and Sable Island… Joined by special guests Duke Redbird, Rebecca Campbell, and Tamar Ilana! TIX: […]

12 April 2021 / Read

CFMA Win Celebration Concert Tomorrow night! (Tuesday)

Hello friends, I am so thrilled and so very grateful, for Sunday I won Producer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards with our Sultans of String Refuge album, along with co-producer John “Beetle” Bailey! It has been such a strange year, and in some ways I felt like COVID swallowed up this recording, […]

10 April 2021 / Read

Producers of the Year at the CFMAs with Refuge album!!

Oh gosh! John Bailey and I won Producers of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards with our Refuge album!! Thanks a million to fellow band-members, Kevin Laliberte, Eddie Paton, Drew Birston, Rosendo Chendy Leon, and all the incredible collaborators on this epic record. And of course to fantastic co-producer John Bailey for his mad […]

8 April 2021 / Read

CFMAs, New Video, Upcoming Livestream Concerts

Hello friends, I hope you are all well and keeping safe out there. In the continued absence of any in-person gigs, we continue to do our part creating livestream content for you to enjoy in the safety of our own home! 1) First off – Thanks to all those who attended our livestream a couple […]

11 March 2021 / Read

JUNO Nomination! and March 21 Livestream to your home!

JUNO ALERT!!! They just announced a JUNO Awards nomination for Engineer of the Year today for our engineer extraordinaire and co-producer John Bailey with a track from our Sultans of String Refuge album! This was for work with our song The Grand Bazaar featuring Béla Fleck and Robi Botos/ We are so proud of John – his work is incredible […]

7 March 2021 / Read

Roots Music Canada – “the first truly moving piece of COVID art”

So grateful to Roots Music Canada for this review of our crowd-sourced video! >> With artists stuck at home these days struggling to make sense of a radically new normal, many are turning to the one thing you can do when everything else is on hold:  create. We’ve had a wonderful smorgasbord of new songs […]

4 March 2021 / Read

March 21 Livestream – World Music Artists create beautiful video, raise money for Food Bank

Hello! I hope you are all okay in this wacky world we are living in right now! I am very much looking forward to spring… and vaccines… and being able to see you all in person again… In the midst of it all, a year into this pandemic, we are continuing to do our best […]