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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

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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 […]

24 March 2008 / Read

Support Jazz.Fm 91.1

I will be on JAZZ.FM91 this morning, our national jazz station, supporting their fundraising drive.  Please consider becoming a member!   They support the jazz community in so many ways.  JAZZ.FM91 is also independent, not part of a large media conglomerate  Let them know you love jazz; become a member today!  Donate online or call 1-800-811-2400. […]

24 February 2008 / Read

Sultans of String win Best Variety Act from Festivals & Events Ontario

We had a great time at the conference this year, showcasing and picking up an award at the same time.  We love the Festivals & Events community and thank them for their support!

11 February 2008 / Read

Sultans nominated for 2008 Indie Music Awards and many more!

We are happy to announce we have been nominated for the 2008 Canadian Independent Music Awards, in the Favourite World Artist/Group category.  Congrats to friends Autorickshaw for their nomination as well.  We were also nominated for the Canadian Folk Music Awards and the Toronto, and International Independent Music Awards!