Mapleview House Concerts brings you top talent from Canada and beyond, in an intimate, friendly setting (a comfortable, spacious livingroom) at an affordable price. View the concert calendar to see what’s up next and who we have presented already.
2015 JUNO nom/SiriusXM winners Sultans of String create “Energetic and exciting music from a band with talent to burn!” (Maverick Magazine, UK). Thrilling audiences with their genre-hopping passport of Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban, and South Asian rhythms, fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar, while bass and percussion lay down unstoppable grooves.
Veteran fiddlers David Greely (Louisiana) and Claude Méthé (Québec) invite you to connect the dots between their two vibrant traditions. For a quarter of a century, these two award-winning “porteurs de tradition” have made their mark as players and cultural ambassadors on both sides of the border.
With the Swedish and Estonian traditional music as their springboard FRANDER create music with a strong personality and a sentiment that doesn’t leave anyone untouched. With focus on harmonies and singing their inventive and clever arrangements highlights the lyrics. Stories are sung with warmth as well as intensity. FRANDER displays a musical landscape with sincerity and a love of adventure.
Hailing from the cities of Armagh and Derry, Connla has been labelled as the “Hottest New Group out of Northern Ireland”, (Chicago Irish American News) Connla have been quickly making an impact on the folk/traditional scene.