Cancelled: Valdy

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Valdy is one of Canada's trusted spokespersons, and a well seasoned performer. Nearly 37 years of relentless concert touring means Valdy knows how to entertain; tailoring each of his shows, as many as 200 a year, to suit his audience. His guitar playing seems effortless, masking an underlying musical complexity that accompanies his distinctive voice […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Pretty Archie

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Pretty Archie is a Canadiana band hailing from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. These long-time friends perform a genre-bending mix of folk, bluegrass, country, rock and vintage soul, underpinned by East Coast roots, that is absolutely impossible to pigeonhole. Their heartfelt writing is populated by characters every listener will recognize from their own lives with almost […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: T. Buckley

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Marriage, fatherhood, and a solid music career could have engendered complacency; instead T. Buckley investigates these transformations from the older, wiser position he now occupies. His most recent album, Miles We Put Behind, is a collection of mature, introspective songs, interrogating what it means to be a husband, father, and most importantly, a keen observer […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Sam Baker

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Sam Baker makes people happy. His song's characters face many challenges from alcoholism, racism, drug addiction, to a mother's abandonment, but they persevere – much like Sam himself. A Sam Baker show is a celebration, an acknowledgment and appreciation of the pure joy that comes with people gathering to listen to live music. Sam feels […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Connie Kaldor

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Connie Kaldor is one of Canada's finest songwriters. She has toured the world, won Junos, a Western Literature Award, and is a member of the Order of Canada. She has done it all as an independent – writing, singing, performing, building her following one song, one show at a time. She is the author of […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Ellis Paul

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

A troubadour, a singer/songwriter, a folky, and a storyteller – all are fair labels for this artist, but they do not quite suffice.  The tattoo of Woody Guthrie worn proudly on his arm is a good starting place from which to grasp Ellis Paul. Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and James Taylor are also listed among his influences. […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Dave Gunning

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Dave Gunning credits his first live concert, a 1981 double bill of John Allan Cameron and Stan Rogers, to be a major driving force in shaping the direction his life would take as a musician. Best defined as a master craftsman, over the course of 23 years and 11 albums, the Nova Scotian folk singer/songwriter […]

$23 – $27

Cancelled: Scott Cook and the Second Chances

Parkview Community League Parkview Community League, 9135 146 St NW, Edmonton

Alberta's Scott Cook has been living out of a van or backpack for over 10 years, touring almost incessantly across Canada, the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere, and distilling his experiences into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. He is one of the hardest-working DIY troubadours on the road, averaging 150 shows including a dozen festivals […]

$23 – $27

Women of Folkways concert (live stream)

The Women of Folkways concert has been part of the Northern Lights Folk Club's season since 2016.  A co-presentation with Winter Roots XII (Sound Studies Institute at the University of Alberta), this concert is a celebration by women of women in the Folkways Records catalogue, and includes performers from past Women of Folkways concerts. Featuring:Shawna Caspi (Toronto)Maria Dunn (Edmonton)Rachel Eddy (Virginia)Linda McRae (Nashville)Terry Morrison […]

Free

The History of Women of Folkways (live stream)

An online panel discussion featuring Peter North, Dana Wylie and Maria Dunn, hosted by the Sound Studies Institute, looks back at the history and significance of Winter Roots Roundup and Women of Folkways. This event will be available for free viewing at: https://soundstudies.ualberta.ca/livestream/

Free