2018 Deep Roots Music Festival

By Aaron Allen - DRMC Webmaster | Wolfville, Nova Scotia - Sept. 27-30, 2018

About Deep Roots

Musical roots stretch deep and wide, bringing people together in a shared experience of culture and heritage. Deep Roots Music Cooperative members …

Deep Roots Music Festival Survey | Deep Roots Music Cooperative

Thank you for being part of the Deep Roots Music Festival.<p>We ask you to take a moment to share your experiences and your thoughts about the festival. …

Information for Festival Volunteers

+ Video Produced by Kimberly Smith – Creative Action Digital Video +<p>The Deep Roots Music Cooperative welcomes your help in presenting the Deep Roots …

Deep Roots’ 15TH Annual Music Festival Passes and Tickets Update

The Deep Roots Music Festival 3-day and 4-day passes are the best way to give yourself flexibility and choice, not withstanding that they are a great …

Michelle Willis

Prior to launching a solo career, British-born, Canadian-raised singer/songwriter Michelle Willis amassed an impressive résumé through a variety of …

Winona Wilde

From the obscure underbelly of Canada’s dive bar circuit comes Winona Wilde, secret code name of Canadian singer-songwriter Noosa Al-Sarraj. A former …

Wee Giant Theatre

Festival goers love the enormous, whimsical puppets that make an appearance at the Fresh Beats Rhythm Parade and at various events during the …

Vishtèn

<b>Saturday Evening Main Stage, Sept. 29th, 7pm, Festival Theatre<br>Friday Night Late Night Dance Party, 10:30pm, Wolfville Farmers’ Market</b><p>For over a …

Valdy

Valdy, born Valdemar Horsdal in Ottawa, Canada has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for almost 40 years. A man with a thousand …

Tomato/Tomato

Hang onto your hats because this genre-bending power duo is ready to take you on a ride! Tomato/Tomato perform an eclectic mix of folk and country …

Terra Spencer

<b>Saturday Evening Main Stage, Sept. 29th, 7pm, Festival Theatre<br>Sunday Afternoon Main Stage, Sept. 30th, 1pm, Festival Theatre</b><p>Terra Spencer spent her …

Siqiniup Qilauta (Sunsdrum)

There is a legend among the Inuit about the halo that appears around the sun. Known in some parts as siqiniup qilauta—roughly translated, “the sun’s …

Space Paddy Bog People

Denise Aspinall, Cathy Coates, Alister Thomson and Aran Silmeryn are four friends with a whimsical band name and a shared love for voyaging across …

Sarah Jane Scouten

<b>Friday Evening Windsor Show, Sept. 28th, 7:30pm, Memorial Imperial Performing Arts Centre, Windsor</b><p>At age 5, Sarah Jane Scouten was sitting on the …

The Sadies

<b>Friday Evening Windsor Show, Sept. 28th, 7:30pm, Memorial Imperial Performing Arts Centre, Windsor<br>Saturday Night Late Night Dance Party, 10:30pm,</b> …

William Prince

<b>Thursday Evening Main Stage, Sept. 27th, 7:30pm, Acadia University Hall</b><p>Recently signed to Glassnote Records, William Prince is a JUNO Award-winning …

David Newland

The Northwest Passage in Story and Song is a musical and spoken-word performance of original songs inspired by the sights and sounds of the Canadian …

Zakary Miller

<b>Saturday Night Late Night Dance Party, Sept. 29th, 10:30pm, Wolfville Farmers’ Market</b><p>With roots spread across the country, Zakary Miller’s songs …

Scotty Marsters

Scotty Marsters is a pillar of the Wolfville music scene. When he’s not playing lead guitar or bass, or singing background vocals in numerous other …

Maritime Marionettes

Maritime Marionettes, founded by partners and puppeteers Heather and Darryll Taylor, has been entertaining families in Canada and abroad since 1986. …

Marilyn Manzer & Shannon Lynch

Marilyn Manzer has taught and performed music in Wolfville for 26 years and taught Kindermusik® for 11 years. This 2011 Valley Arts Award winner …

Leahy

Over the course of their notable career, Canadian group Leahy has secured a place as one of the country’s most highly regarded progressive folk-roots …

The Kubasonics

<b>Friday Evening Main Stage, Sept. 28th, 7pm, Festival Theatre<br>Friday Night Late Night Dance Party, 10:30pm, Wolfville Farmers’ Market</b><p>The Kubasonics are …

Mike T. Kerr

<b>Saturday Evening Main Stage, Sept. 29th, 7pm, Festival Theatre<br>Sunday Afternoon Main Stage, Sept. 30th, 1pm, Festival Theatre</b><p>Mike Kerr is a wild …

Jamie Junger

In 2005, Jamie became a father for the first time and began sharing his love of music with his daughter Sadie. Together they played with ideas and …

Donna Holmes

This Wolfville singer/songwriter hosts a weekly open mic (now in its 7th year); has performed and/or recorded back-up vocals for Greg Muttart, Up …

The Gilberts

<b>It’s 2003.</b><br>Three kids, knee-high to a grasshopper, emigrate from the UK to Canada and settle with their music-loving parents in rural Nova Scotia. …

Dennis Ellsworth

In 2017, Dennis Ellsworth needed to make a new album. And it was an emergency. So, who better to call for assistance than Joel Plaskett, leader of …

Djugdjug Ensemble

Traditional West African songs, rhythms, arrangements, and at times dance, as well as other musical and theatrical ideas, make Djugdjug’s energetic …