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19 November 2012 / Read

World Group of the Year at the CFMAs!

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 […]

13 November 2012 / Read

Showcasing at Mundial Montreal

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

7 October 2012 / Read

Nominated for 4 Canadian Folk Music Awards!

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 […]

20 September 2012 / Read

Upcoming US Duo tour

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, […]

1 September 2012 / Read

Working away on our Symphony album

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 […]

30 July 2012 / Read

SOS on TV: Sultans of String in Maine

We are excited that our feature concert film from our performance at the Skye Performing Arts Centre in Maine is now online.  Many thanks to Phill at the Skye for putting our Maine Theatre tour together.  We look forward to performing again twice this season!

24 June 2012 / Read

Thank you Rochester!

Thank you Rochester!  What an amazing time we had at the Jazz Festival.  A wonderful warm reception and packed crowds…. and yummy street food!  Too bad the ferry doesn’t run anymore, as it is a really fun city to visit and hang out in, especially with kids, but we will be back!

1 May 2012 / Read

Performing with Windsor Symphony Orchestra

We are performing this weekend with one of Canada’s hottest bands, the Windsor Symphony under the direction of Maestro John Morris Russell! check out http://www.windsorsymphony.com  

1 April 2012 / Read

Help Sultans of String record with a SYMPHONY!

JUNO Award Nominees and Canadian Folk Music Award winners SULTANS OF STRING, are heading back to the studio to record our fourth CD… with a SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA! And you can help us get our record out! We would be eternally grateful if you would check out the amazing rewards for your pledges, including CDs, concert […]

2 March 2012 / Read

SOS wins the 2012 Entertainer of the Year at Festival & Events Ontario!!

We’re very excited to announce that we just won the 2012 Entertainer of the Year at Festival & Events Ontario!!  What an honour and thanks to all the hard working folks at all the Festivals & Events across Ontario that feature original music!

23 January 2012 / Read

Sultans of String Featured in Canadian Musician Magazine

To read article, click on the link below. Canadian Musician Magazine    

19 January 2012 / Read

UK here we come!

We are very excited to be travelling to the UK. We are performing at Celtic Connections in Glasgow, Scotland, the biggest International winter festival in the world.  We will also be broadcast live on BBC Television, BBC radio, and Irish National Radio while we are there! Please check out details under the TOUR tab.