september 8, 2018
One of Canada's legendary folk treasures - Summer Lights is honoured to have Valdy play the fest this year.
Originally from California, Shari Ulrich settled on the West Coast of Canada and has become a Canadian staple; recording and touring for 43 years.
A moustached man plays mandolin, lap steel, banjo and organ and subtle technological wizardry whirls while the unmistakable soulful voice of Sheena, one of Canada’s most talented singers soars above it all. Come see Red Moon Road.
Leaf Rapids, are a powerhouse duo who frame their music on a continuum that stretches from the Manitoba grasslands to Nashville’s modern streets. They've been making waves over the past several years, and it's high time Summer Lights had them out.
Del Barber writes songs and stories of prairie life, highlighting the unique relationship between struggle, hard work and love. His most recent JUNO nominated effort left us all wanting more. Here what he's been up to at this year's festival.
You're going to need to see Keiffer Mclean and his Curiosity Club to believe it. His husky baritone cuts right through the complex beatnik folk vibe that hums through all of his music. Just come check it out.
Amadians believe life is too short to be the same as everyone else, and they take that philosophy into their songwriting by pulling their favourite elements from a variety of genres.
The 204 are a staple of Brandon's music scene - the play an increasingly eclectic mix of originals, with spicy and unexpected covers mixed in. They've recently set their sights on the road, having completed their first tour.
Ami Cheon has a voice. Seriously. It's wild. She's got songs too. They are the real deal. Also her band is amazing. It won't disappoint.
Katie MacDonald loves travelling the world and singing her songs.
Hannah Selyn is bringing some serious pop chops to Summer Lights this year.
FONTINE writes rock n roll songs that have a voice to match. You'll love it.