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18 August 2023 / Read

Our new album, Walking Through the Fire!

Hello friends, we are so excited, our new album that we have been working on for the last two years is finally available for pre-order! What do Crystal Shawanda, Leela Gilday, Northern Cree powwow group, a dozen other Indigenous artists, and Roots/Global band Sultans of String have in common? They have all come together in the spirit of the […]

28 July 2023 / Read


Hi everyone! To help make your Friday afternoon a little more fun – check out this new video with our awesome collaborator Crystal Shawanda! WATCH VIDEO HERE: Spotify: Full album pre-order: “The Rez” is a collaboration between 2x JUNO Award winning blues and country music artist Crystal Shawanda and 3x JUNO nominated, […]

10 July 2023 / Read

The coolest tour of our career – tix on sale now across Ontario!

Hello friends! And welcome to new subscribers :)  We look forward to seeing some of you at Home County in London this weekend, and Hillside in Guelph at the end of the month. As you may know, for the last year we have been working on the coolest and most ambitious project of our career, a […]

13 June 2023 / Read

Our feature film this week! Waterloo, Hamilton, Toronto, St Catharines

Hello everyone!  We are excited to present our feature film to you! I hope you can join us for one of these screenings this week and beyond…  This film includes amazing interviews and music spanning our two most recent albums, Refuge and Sanctuary. Enjoy! 6x CFMA winning SULTANS OF STRING Honour World Refugee Day with a special Screening Tour […]

2 June 2023 / Read

NEW SINGLE: Sultans of String and Digging Roots “Take Off The Crown”

Hello everyone! We are super excited to release or new single “Take Off the Crown” today… Click the image below to listen! Pre-save Take Off The Crown: Spotify: Full album pre-order: ‘Take Off The Crown’ is a collaboration between Raven Kanatakta of 2x JUNO Award winning Digging Roots, and 3x JUNO nominated, […]

9 May 2023 / Read

Ontario this month, and a note to Burlington teachers & Parents

Hello everyone!  I think I have driven through or played in about half of the U.S. states since September, and all the concerts that were rescheduled several times over since March 2020 have finally been performed… and WHEW what a year!  We saw so many incredible places, deserts, mountains, forests, wild horses, and met so […]

20 April 2023 / Read

Celebrate Earth Day with our new video, and Awards!

Sultans of String and Dr. Duke Redbird Release New Single “Our Mother the Earth” ‘Our Mother the Earth’ is a collaboration between legendary Chippewa/Anishinaabe Elder Dr. Duke Redbird and Sultans of String. It is the third single of the upcoming album entitled ‘Walking Through the Fire’ (Sept 22, 2023 release), a CD and concert of […]

31 March 2023 / Read

Our film in Vancouver tomorrow! our USA tour, and Ontario dates

We are super thrilled to be sharing our feature film film tomorrow in Vancouver! SULTANS OF STRING Shine a Light on the Plight of Refugees with its Cannes World Film Festival winning Doc, Sultans of String: The Refuge Project – Visual Album at the 18th Annual CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC AWARDS! WHEN:   Saturday April 1, 2023 – 3:00-5:00pm (PDT) WHAT:  CFMAs to Screen Cannes […]

3 March 2023 / Read

Sultans of String and Marc Meriläinen explore the light in new single “A Beautiful Darkness”

Hello all!  We wanted to share with you our new single and video! Artist: Sultans of String feat. Marc Meriläinen Title: A Beautiful Darkness Release date: March 3, 2023 YouTube link:   Listen to A Beautiful Darkness here: Spotify: Full album pre-order: A Beautiful Darkness is a collaboration between 3x JUNO nominated, 4x CFMA winning Sultans of String and Marc Meriläinen, the […]

23 February 2023 / Read

Winterfolk on Saturday, new Videos and more Videos!

Hello everyone, if you live in Southern Ontario, hope you had a fun Snow Day! We are pretty excited to be performing at Winterfolk this Saturday with Sultans of String, a one hour set at Taco Taco Back Room, in Kensington Market area of Toronto. It is part of a pretty amazing lineup, and the […]

12 January 2023 / Read

NEW VIDEO ALERT with Northern Cree!

Hello friends, please enjoy this brand new full video! Nîmihito (Dance)” YouTube Stream it here More info and pre-order full albums at this site “Nîmihito (Dance)” is a collaboration between 3x JUNO nominated, 4x CFMA winning Sultans of String and Northern Cree, a nine-time Grammy nominated pow wow and round dance group from Treaty 6 territory […]

16 December 2022 / Read

Massey Hall, Christmas Shows, Awards

Hello friends, a few items here as we head into the holiday :) 1- Massey Hall I got to cross another item off my bucket list, I got to play violin at Massey Hall last night with The Good Lovelies! (For our American friends, that is like our Carnegie Hall here in Toronto!). What a […]