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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

Festivals

Michelle Willis

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

New Albums

Winona Wilde

Winona Wilde<p>From the obscure underbelly of Canada’s dive bar circuit comes Winona Wilde, secret code name of Canadian singer-songwriter Noosa …

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Wee Giant Theatre

Wee Giant Theatre<p>Festival goers love the enormous, whimsical puppets that make an appearance at the Fresh Beats Rhythm Parade and at various events …

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Vishtèn

Vishtèn<p>For over a decade, the Acadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn has been recognized as an ambassador of Francophone culture around the world. The …

Winter Olympics

Valdy

Valdy<p>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 …

Music

Tomato/Tomato

Tomato/Tomato<p>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 …

Music Festivals

Terra Spencer

Terra Spencer<p>Terra Spencer spent her youth in a basement in Summerville, Hants County playing piano and secretly strumming her granddad’s guitars …

Music Festivals

Siqiniup Qilauta (Sunsdrum)

Siqiniup Qilauta (Sunsdrum)<p>There is a legend among the Inuit about the halo that appears around the sun. Known in some parts as siqiniup …

Canada

Space Paddy Bog People

Space Paddy Bog People<p>Denise Aspinall, Cathy Coates, Alister Thomson and Aran Silmeryn are four friends with a whimsical band name and a shared love …

Ireland

Sarah Jane Scouten

Sarah Jane Scouten<p>At age 5, Sarah Jane Scouten was sitting on the dining room table, singing “Lace and Pretty Flowers,” by Canadian country-folk …

Songwriting

The Sadies

The Sadies<p>The essence of The Sadies’ story is in many ways summed up with the powerful image of the aurora borealis adorning the cover of their …

Music Festivals

William Prince

William Prince<p>Recently signed to Glassnote Records, William Prince is a JUNO Award-winning singer-songwriter whose music is full of emotionally …

Willie Nelson

David Newland

David Newland<p><b>The Northwest Passage in Story and Song</b><p>The Northwest Passage in Story and Song is a musical and spoken-word performance of original …

Northern Canada

Zakary Miller

Zakary Miller<p>With roots spread across the country, Zakary Miller’s songs reflect on a deeply Canadian identity. Both self loathing and loving, he’s …

Music Festivals

Scotty Marsters

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

Bands

Maritime Marionettes

Maritime Marionettes<p>Maritime Marionettes, founded by partners and puppeteers Heather and Darryll Taylor, has been entertaining families in Canada and …

North America

Marilyn Manzer & Shannon Lynch

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

Musicals

Leahy

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

Music

The Kubasonics

The Kubasonics<p>The Kubasonics are arguably Newfoundland’s finest Ukrainian band. Winners of three 2017 MusicNL Awards (Group of the Year, Folk/Roots …

Music

Mike T. Kerr

Mike T. Kerr<p>Mike Kerr is a wild flat-picker and ambitious country songwriter of Canadian heritage and American citizenship. During his time at …

Guitar Playing

Jamie Junger

Jamie Junger<p><b>Fishin’ For Pickles</b><p>In 2005, Jamie became a father for the first time and began sharing his love of music with his daughter Sadie. …

Music Festivals

Donna Holmes

Donna Holmes<p>This Wolfville singer/songwriter hosts a weekly open mic (now in its 7th year); has performed and/or recorded back-up vocals for Greg …

Music

The Gilberts

The Gilberts<p><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 …

Nova Scotia

Dennis Ellsworth

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

Prince Edward Island

Djugdjug Ensemble

Djugdjug Ensemble<p>Traditional West African songs, rhythms, arrangements, and at times dance, as well as other musical and theatrical ideas, make …

West Africa