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6 November 2023 / Read

NEW VIDEO! and shows in London, Walkerton, Toronto

Hello all! Here’s the news! 1- NEW VIDEO! We are happy to share this new video with you to celebrate International Inuit Day (Nov 7), an opportunity to celebrate the richness and resilience of diverse Inuit cultures. Tracy Sarazin and Kendra Tagoona have been performing Inuit throat singing for over twenty years, a tradition practiced […]

17 October 2023 / Read

GRAMMYs, Northern Tour, Burlington, Film screenings!

Hello friends! Thanks for checking out our newsletter items! 1- GRAMMY® BALLOT I am pretty excited that we are on the Grammy® Ballot with our new album WALKING THROUGH THE FIRE !  If you are a voting member please check this out! Title: Walking Through the Fire Category: Global Music Album Artist: Sultans of String […]

22 September 2023 / Read


Hello Friends, and here is a new video to get your Friday morning moving! Black Winged Raven is the new single off “Walking Through the Fire” by Sultans of String. It is a song that celebrates the project featuring Ts’msyen artist Shannon Thunderbird, who is originally from the Pacific Northwest coast of British Columbia: Gilut’sau […]

12 September 2023 / Read

New Album out now, climbing the charts!

Hello everyone! We are so excited, our new album Walking Through the Fire is out now! You can read all about it in our Record World cover story by clicking on the image below     Thanks! Thanks to everyone who has voted so far to help us climb the charts in the Indigenous Music […]

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 […]