August 12, 2016
Singer/songwriter Jason MacDonald’s passion for music plays out in a driving acoustic fashion, wonderful storytelling and a warm personality that connects immediately with his audience. Jason’s debut CD was released in 2002 followed by his second in 2005, both receiving award nomination. In 2009 he was nominated Independent Singer-Songwriter Association songwriter of the year and received Top Honours in the Indie International Songwriters Contest. He released his newest full length recording “ Got A Ways To Go” in 2012. Track from his new CD has received significant radio airplay and a track was chosen for the Atlantic Film Festival Music and Images Compilation 2012. Jason has been promoting his new recording since its release in July 2012 with performances in Canada and the US.
He has shared the stage with such artist as Michelle Wright, John McDermott, The Ennis Sisters, Lennie Gallant, Gordie Sampson, Dave Gunning, JP Cormier, Ron Hynes, Bruce Guthro, Matt Anderson, and Jimmy Rankin.
Hard-driving but clean, lively and passionate, traditional yet original Colin Grant’s fiddle playing has inconspicuously stepped to the forefront of the East Coast traditional music scene and people are sitting up and taking notice. Although most at home with traditional Cape Breton fiddle music, his versatility as both a lead and side musician has given him experiences in a variety of traditional styles, in addition to folk, rock and country genres. Colin has put this experience to use with Sprag Session, playing a dynamic and thoughtful mingling of beats and melodies from an extensive host of musical influences. In addition to playing with the band Sprag Session Colin also performs regularly with the band Coig. Both these bands have toured internationally and are in demand at numerous international festivals. Colin also performing with other artist and band such as Jason MacDonald and Crowdis Bridge