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29 July 2020 / Read

Sultans of String needs your help to promote Indigenous artist Duke Redbird

Hello friends and music lovers! Sultans of String of String needs your help! The Power of the Land is the first single we released off our new REFUGE CD. For the last couple months it has been rising up the charts of the Indigenous Music Countdown. It is now at #20. And now we need […]

24 June 2020 / Read

New Quarantune Videos!

    THANKS A MILLION to everyone who sent in photos, and to Luminato Festival, and here it is! Our premiere of I’m Free by Sultans of String with special guest singer Waleed Abdulhamid. For this video, we asked people to send in photos and depictions of what they are missing the most, what they […]

10 June 2020 / Read

Saturday @ Luminato Festival, and Live Streaming for TEACHERS & SCHOOLS

Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and continuing to stay safe. I am excited to be joining Luminato Festival Virtual Edition this Saturday June 13 at 9:35 pm EST.  Please join us from home to hear a combination of great conversation and Sultans of String videos, including the premiere of I’m Free. Thanks  to all […]

27 May 2020 / Read

Deadline for photos extended to May 30, and what have we all been up to?

Hi friends! Chris McKhool here… I thought it would be nice to let you all know what the other Sultans of String band members have all been doing during COVID-19 struck the world! Please see below! And the photos we have been receiving for our video are so amazing, we have extended the deadline for […]

21 May 2020 / Read

Join us making a video – to premiere at Luminato Virtual Festival!

  Hi! Chris McKhool here from Sultans of String, I hope you are all well and keeping safe! We are making a video for a song of ours called I’m Free from our new Refuge album, and we would love you to be a part of it! Take a picture of yourself  holding a sign […]

11 May 2020 / Read

Tuesday: Live Sultans album launch, Thursday: Live NAC concert for kids

Hello friends, First off, it cannot be said enough: A million thanks to all the front line workers keeping us safe and keeping the world moving in this unprecedented crisis. To all of you working right now, we are so grateful to you! It was so heartbreaking for us in Sultans of String when we […]

1 May 2020 / Read

New awards/video, and Live streaming for kids and Sultans of String

Hello friends, I hope you are all okay and continuing to keep safe during this time. As everything continues to transition online, I wanted to tell you about some initiatives I am a part of. Thanks for reading, with much gratitude and love from our families to yours! SULTANS OF STRING – IMA winners So […]

22 April 2020 / Read

Happy Earth Day

Hello everyone, Now more than ever we can see how the whole world is connected. On this Earth Day, please listen to the words of Ojibway Elder Duke Redbird: “It’s essential that we understand that nature is our survival and survival is nature. Money and power has interrupted the power of the land… nature is the […]

16 April 2020 / Read

18th Annual Independent Music Awards for REFUGE

We are thrilled that we are among the year’s most exceptional music projects nominated in the 18th Annual Independent Music Awards. This was truly a work of the heart, and we are so grateful for these awards, to give this project and all our guest artists more visibility. Sultans of String – The Grand Bazaar (feat. Béla […]

11 April 2020 / Read

McKhool & the Gang – Easter broadcast for families 🐰

Hello friends, it has been such a hard time for so many people here at home and globally. And I am socially distanced from all my usual musical friends. So together with my wife Catherine and our daughter (who chooses to remain anonymous, haha) thought it would be nice to create something special for all […]

20 March 2020 / Read

New album Refuge out now – plus new single

Dear friends, I hope you are well and staying safe. Now more than ever we see how all of us on earth are connected as one human family.For the past year I have been working on the most important album I have ever created with Sultans of String, collaborating with over 30 musicians including Béla Fleck, Robi […]

2 March 2020 / Read

New single “Hurricane”, Cobalt, USA tour, & Toronto!

Hello friends, we just released our new Sultans of String single “Hurricane” from our upcoming Refuge album, which is an ode to the first immigrants to North America. You can hear it here  This song honours the many who came to the New World planning to work hard, and save up enough to bring their loved […]