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1 March 2010 / Read

“Yalla Yalla!” is a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced our song “Yalla Yalla!” is a finalist in the Instrumental category. ISC finalists were chosen out of approximately 15,000 entrants. We are also Semi-finalists with our song “Gardens of Lebanon” in the World Music Category. You can vote once a day to help us win the grand prize, look […]

10 February 2010 / Read

Sultans of String nominated for the Indies

Fun news, Sultans of String are up for Favourite World Artist/Group at the 2010 Indies, Independent Music Awards, closing off Canadian Music Week. Thanks for all your support!  Sultans violinist Chris McKhool is also up for Favourite Children’s Artist.  The Indies are a great event, taking place at the Royal York Hotel on March 13. Vote […]

1 February 2010 / Read

Feb. 1 at Hugh’s Room, Toronto – BENEFIT FOR HAITI

Feb. 1 at Hugh’s Room, Toronto – BENEFIT FOR HAITI, Jane Bunnet and Spirits of Havana, along with special guests Sultans of String, Molly Johnson, Amanda Martinez, Hilario Duran and others will perform. Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at the door. FOR RESERVATIONS call 416 531-6604 or email

22 November 2009 / Read

Sultans of String win Instrumental Group of the Year!!

  SOS won Instrumental Group of the Year last night at the Canadian Folk Music Awards! Bandleader and fiddler Chris McKhool also won Children’s Album of the Year with FiddleFire!,his 2009 JUNO Award nominated CD that features many of the Sultans. FiddleFire! also won the 2009 Parents’ Choice Award (U.S.), the 2009 iParenting Media Award.

30 October 2009 / Read

Click on REVIEWS button

Hello everyone, we have added over 20 newspaper review from the last year.  Please click on REVIEWS link above.  Also we have updated the media, photos, and YOUTUBES so have fun!

8 October 2009 / Read

Canadian Folk Music Awards Triple Nomination!

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 […]

3 October 2009 / Read

Alberta to Ottawa

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 […]

17 July 2009 / Read

Canada AM and the Beaches Jazz Festival

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 […]

27 April 2009 / Read

Yalla Yalla! CD Release May 29

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 […]

6 January 2009 / Read

Sultans of String National Tour

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 – […]

19 October 2008 / Read

SAT NOV 15, Sanderson Centre in Brantford

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), […]

27 June 2008 / Read

summer festival tour

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 […]