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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 […]

30 November 2022 / Read

Christmas Caravan on our way, and feature film in Hamilton!

Hello friends, Christmas Caravan across Ontario! We hope you can join us this month as we ride the Christmas Caravan into town! We have so many fun special guests joining us on different shows including Rebecca Campbell, Marito Marques, Shannon Thunderbird, Saskia Tomkins, Donné Roberts, Kellylee Evans, Lynne Hanson, Kristine St-Pierre, Eric Breton, the usual […]

20 November 2022 / Read

Film tonight, and Christmas Caravan across Ontario!

Hello friends, I hope you are well and enjoying some snow where you are! Just a reminder about our film premiere tonight in Toronto, and then please come sing with us on our Christmas Caravan across Ontario starting NEXT WEEKEND! We have so many fun guests joining us over the next month including Rebecca Campbell, […]

14 November 2022 / Read

Film Screenings Toronto & Hamilton!

Dear friends so exited to share this with you – we made a movie! A real movie! NOW PLAYING! – Nov 20 TORONTO/ Dec 8 HAMILTON! Please check out our brand new trailer here! TORONTO: Sunday November 20 Doors at 6 pm, Film at 7 pm sharp. Tranzac Club Main Hall, 292 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2M7 […]

4 November 2022 / Read

Global Livestream TONIGHT! Friday 7:30 EST

Hello everyone!  Just a reminder that we have our free Livestream concert tonight! Plug into some nice speakers and enjoy the show, our gift to you! Combining elements of Spanish flamenco, Arabic folk, Turkish strings, and French Manouche Django-jazz, and a core musical vision that societies derive strength from diversity, and that common ground can […]

30 October 2022 / Read

Global Livestream Friday, Toronto/Hamilton Film, Awards

Hello everyone! We hope you have been enjoying this fall weather!  Here is what is happening this week… Hope to see you soon! 1- Free livestream concert this friday 2- Our Film screenings in Toronto and Hamilton 3- Folk Music Ontario and Markham awards 1- Due to a venue conflict, our concert this Friday has been […]

13 October 2022 / Read

Sultans on the Grammy ballot, voting opens today…

Hello Friends!   I hope you are happy and healthy! I am wondering how many of our folk friends on this list are members of the Recording Academy in the USA?  Please reach out and send me your FYCs this year to – I am a voting member and listening to everything! We are on […]

29 September 2022 / Read

Nov 4 Toronto CD release, Cannes, Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Hello friends, we are thrilled to announce that we are having a giant online CD release party for our new album Sanctuary (The Refuge Project).  The best seats in the house are in your own home! 1 Livestream – FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2022 at 7:30 pm Combining elements of Spanish flamenco, Arabic folk, Turkish strings, […]

16 September 2022 / Read

Refuge Project at Cannes World Film Festival! And Boston, Markham +

Hello friends!  I hope you are all well!  We have a few items in this newsletter 1] Refuge Project – Visual Album in the Cannes World Film Festival 2] Shows in Boston this weekend 3] Free tickets to Flato Markham Theatre Awards 4] Our Indigenous Collaborations project 1] We just received the amazing news that […]