is an annual Guelph Music Festival featuring an eclectic line-up of banjo suffused music. The next festival takes place March 8-10th. 2019 at Silence Sounds, 46 Essex St., Guelph and will feature 10 acts over 3 days.
The styles of banjo music represented run the gamut, from bluegrass and old-time through African Kora (an ancestor of the modern banjo) and western swing ("cowbilly") to banjo backed singer-songwriters and Jugband Canadiana! Check out the listing below the schedule or visit the Banjofest Guelph Facebook page for additional info and artist videos.
Please note doors open for all events 30 minutes before the shows.
Banjofest 2019 Friday Evening Session -
March 8, 2019 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm:
The Claire Lynch Band (SOLD OUT).
Banjofest 2019 Saturday Afternoon Session -
March 9, 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm:
Chris Quinn & Joey Wright (Bluegrass); Chris Coole & Ivan Rosenberg (Banjo and Dobro); Over The Moon (Western Swing).
Banjofest 2019 Saturday Evening Session -
March 9, 2019 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm:
Maple Mustard (Old-Timey Folk); Champions of Democracy (Ian Bell, Teilhard Frost and Minnie Heart); Lonesome Ace Stringband Play John Hartford.
Banjofest 2019 Sunday Afternoon Session -
March 10, 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm:
Tannis Slimmon & Lewis Melville (Singer-songwriters); Val Sissokho (African Kora); Tom Power (from CBC's "q") & John Showman.
ORDER TICKETS AT: http://www.banjofest.ca .