The Scope Best of St. John’s Awards, Best Music Festival (2011)
Ray Walsh has been playing traditional music in Newfoundland for almost as long as he can remember. As a young man, Ray was a featured performer on CBC Television's All around the Circle from 1964 until 1975.
Mrs. Fennelly is known by all up and down the Southern Shore, she has provided music for square dances, garden parties, concerts, weddings, and events for more than eighty years.
Anita has been involved with the Folk Arts Society of Newfoundland and Labrador for 37 years as a director, volunteer, president and performer.
Gerald Mitchell was referred to as "The Labrador Balladeer", and perhaps could have been called the Woody Guthrie or Pete Seeger of the Big Land.
As a singer, musician and educator, Fergus O'Byrne has been a major part of the musical landscape of Newfoundland and Labrador for 45 years.
Dr. Peter Narvaez is a singer/songwriter, a respected blues musician, an educator, writer, researcher and dedicated community volunteer.
Don Randell and Ted Blanchard released the first ever commercial recording of Newfoundland fiddle music under the name, The Shamrocks, in 1957.
Wilf Doyle is a pioneer who can be counted among the first of this province's professional musicians.
Widely acknowledged as one of Canada's premiere singer-songwriters, Ron Hynes had a songwriting career that spans more than 40 years.
The Basses - Get your left hand working to bring rhythm and drive to your music.
Inshore Fiddling is an audio fiddle method – it consists of two CDs, and an accompanying book. The CDs are structured in a step-by-step fashion, using familiar material to introduce
Ornaments and Harmony - Take a plain tune and spice it up with these right hand techniques.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society (NLFAS) is a charitable organization
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