The Bluegrass Situation Top Discoveries of Folk Alliance 2014

We were picked as one of the “Top Discoveries from Folk Alliance 2014″ by the Bluegrass Situation blog!

Read all about it!

http://www.thebluegrasssituation.com/read/dispatches-our-top-discoveries-folk-alliance-2014

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Sweetwater Recording at Folk Alliance

The Slocans were featured in a Sweetwater Minute, courtesy of Sweetwater Studios, playing our tune “Honey Babe.”

We had a chance to record at the Sweetwater pop-up Studio down in Kansas City while we were at Folk Alliance. You can hear us using their amazing collection of Royer and Mojave mics.

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Trout Forest Music Festival August 8-10

We’ll be at the Trout Forest Music Festival in Ear Falls, northwestern Ontario from August 8-10.

We’ve heard only great things about this festival, and can’t wait to play it!

You can find us playing in Winnipeg and a few others shows in Western Ontario from August 6-8. Check our shows page for updates.

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Slocans in the Holy Land!

We’ll be headlining the Jacob’s Ladder Festival in Israel at Nof Ginosar in the Galilee this May 22-24!

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Wednesdays in February – Cameron House Residency!

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This February, we’ll be playing every Wednesday night at the Cameron House front room from 10-1.

Come see us play in one of our favourite music halls in the city, as we work out new material for our upcoming record!

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Winter Mini-Tours

We’ll be playing throughout Eastern Ontario and Montreal in January and February.

Check our shows page for details.

Hello Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal & Sharbott Lake!

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A Foggy Christmas at the Silver Dollar – Wednesday Dec 18

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Come on out to the Silver Dollar to see us play with our good friends The Foggy Hogtown Boys and The Unseen Strangers!

This will be our first show together in many a month.

It also marks Franks and Alastair’s return from their European tours. Expect new accents and tighter pants!

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Coffee Creek/Wild Bill Jones Video

Check out our new video, filmed at The Common cafe, with Toronto’s Southern Souls.

The first tune, “Coffee Creek” is a new original that will be on our upcoming, second record, followed by “Wild Bill Jones.”

Enjoy!

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Review in Sing Out! Magazine

Check out our review in Sing Out! Magazine!

“This is a tight-knit ensemble with a lot of drive, yet with something of a tantalizing “rough edge” to their sound.”

It’s great to see the thriving Toronto bluegrass scene getting some well-earned recognition Sing Out!

“A lot of good bluegrass has come out of Canada over the decades, and Toronto has surprisingly become something of a hotbed for the music in recent years [...]“

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House Concert Tonight (Aug 8) in Nelson

We’ve got a last minute house concert to announce!

When: August 8, 7-9pmWhere: 1908 Shannon Point Road, Nelson BC.

- Shannon Point Road is opposite the Ministry of Forests Building – it’s a private road so it may not be on your map. First driveway on the right.

Bring a chair, see ya there!

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