The Slocan Ramblers


GrassRoots Regina is pleased to present Toronto's exceptionally talented bluegrass quartet The Slocan Ramblers in concert.

The Slocan Ramblers are Canada's young bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in the tradition, fearlessly creative, and possessing a bold, dynamic sound,
The Slocans have quickly become a leading light of Canada's roots music scene.

"The Slocan Ramblers put on one of the most vibrant shows of acoustic music I've seen in some time."
Tom Power - CBC's Deep Roots and Radio 2 Morning

Saturday, November 14, 2015

The Exchange, 2431 8th Avenue, Regina

Opening set by The Stillhouse Poets

Show starts at 8:30 p.m.

Admission: $20 advance / $25 at the door

Tickets available at: Bach & Beyond, Traditions Handcraft Gallery, Vintage Vinyl
(Bach & Beyond is now at 1724 Badham Blvd)

Click here to see poster.

The Slocan Ramblers formed in 2009 and is comprised of Frank Evans (banjo), Adrian Gross (mandolin), Darryl Poulsen (guitar) and Alastair Whitehead (bass). The band began as a fun project for the four young musicians who were passionate about bluegrass music. They started out playing casual pub gigs but quickly became a staple of Toronto's thriving acoustic music scene. Since then, The Slocan Ramblers have transcended their bar-gig roots, performing at many of Canada's largest folk and jazz festivals, as well as opening for Grammy-award-winner Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers.

The band has grown into a focused and exciting group, garnering attention far beyond their traditional bluegrass fan base. From lightning fast and devilishly intricate instrumentals, with sparkling vocal harmonies, to the haunting melody of an old waltz, The Slocan Ramblers have something for everyone.

The Slocan Ramblers released their debut album, Shaking Down the Acorns, in 2012. Their sophomore album, Coffee Creek, was released in July of this year.

The Law and Lonesome audio clip:

Coffee Creek audio clip:

Weary Blues From Waitin' audio clip:

Call Me Long Gone audio clip:

The Slocan's GrassRoots Regina Concert (2014) Videos here.

Other Videos here.

Web site here.