Colin Grant Band in Halifax and Charlottetown

Posted on February 10, 2011 by coling in News

CGB is looking forward to their first Halifax and PEI shows since the CD release parties for ‘Fun For The Whole Family’! Presented by FéCANE (La fédération culturelle acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse), we’ll have some tunes with young Halifax fiddler Renée Doucet at the Carleton Wednesday Feb. 16, then take a jaunt to PEI for [...]

‘Fun For The Whole Family’ is up for two ECMAs!

Posted on February 10, 2011 by coling in News

The good news has rolled in; the album ‘Fun For The Whole Family’ has been nominated for two East Coast Music Awards; Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year, and Instrumental Recording of the Year. These are the second and third ECMA nods since the debut album ‘Colin Grant’ was nominated in Roots/Trad. Solo at the [...]

We’re back!

Posted on February 9, 2011 by coling in News

We survived our tear of Ireland and the UK in one piece (er…five) and would sincerely like to thank the lovely folks over the pond who waved and smiled as we drove by on the wrong side of the road, and of course those who showed us some great hospitality. Particular thanks go out to [...]

Colin Grant Band is off to the Old Country: Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales, is it?

Posted on January 13, 2011 by colin in Uncategorized

January 23 2011 marks the start of CGB’s Ireland-UK tour, that will see the boys making stops in Limerick, Dundalk, Galway, Glasgow, Manchester, London, and Cardiff. We’re excited to be escaping the Canadian Winter to visit some old friends and make new ones in Ireland at some of the coolest live trad venues, spinning through [...]

Stuff us in your sock.

Posted on December 22, 2010 by darcy in Uncategorized

If your looking for a last minute digital stocking stuffer download our latest album “Fun for the Whole Family” available on itunes.

Colin's Kangaroo Christmas in Sydney…Australia

Posted on December 13, 2010 by colin in Uncategorized

It will be a slightly warmer Christmas this year for Colin as he takes off on Christmas Day for Australia with Tom Fun Orchestra. It has been since their 2009 “Canadian Boxcar” National Tour since he hit the road with the ECMA-award winning group, and he is excited about the prospect of meeting Katie the [...]

CGB @ Governor's Thursday

Posted on November 24, 2010 by colin in Uncategorized

Thursday Nov. 25, ascend to Governor’s Pub in Sydney for an action-packed rock-and-roll ceilidh night. Up-and-coming fiddler Chrissy Crowley starts at 10pm accompanied by Jason Roach on piano. Blues/rock duo Buck & Kinch begin peeling the paint at 11:15pm. Colin Grant Band brings their original brand of dancey celtic rock to close the soirée from [...]

Canadian Folk Music Awards are tonight, live from Winnipeg!

Posted on November 20, 2010 by colin in Uncategorized

The CFMAs will be streamed online tonight from the Pantages Playhouse in Winnipeg. Watch online at http://rootsmusic.ca and cheer on “Fun For The Whole Family” for Instrumental Solo Recording of the Year. Congrats to all the nominees and performers from across the country

Movember is for Moustaches and More

Posted on November 15, 2010 by colin in Uncategorized

The Mo, slang for moustache, and November come together each year for Movember. Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month.  The moustache becomes the ribbon for men’s health, [...]

Canadian Folk Music Awards coming up this weekend – watch online!

Posted on November 15, 2010 by colin in Uncategorized

The 2010 CFMAs will be handed out this coming Saturday at the Pantages Playhouse in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Colin is up for Instrumental Solo Artist of the Year. He joins Cape Bretoner Rachel Davis (Young Performer of the Year) and a host of Atlantic Canadians including Matt Andersen, David Myles, Lennie Gallant, The Once, Old [...]

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