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As of January 1, 2019 Folk Alley will no longer be offering our Open Mic website feature, and effective immediately we have stopped accepting new accounts.

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Member sinceAugust 01, 2015
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
MembersRosie Carver, Tim Renaud, Michael Viens, Michelle Carlisle
InfluencesInfluenced by a myriad of great folk groups from Ireland, Scotland, USA and Canada.
Artist Biography:
Blackthornís extensive repertoire is rooted in the musical traditions of Scotland and Ireland as well as the folk music of English and French Canada. Their repertoire has expanded to include creative original compositions that reflect the influences of these traditions. From lively jigs and reels, to songs with rousing choruses and heart-wrenching airs and ballads, they bring the music to life with their luscious harmonies and complex instrumentation.
Blackthorn is excited to announce the release of their much anticipated new recording, Open Skies, available September 1st, 2015.
The CD features an impressive assortment of their adaptations of traditional folk songs and original compositions. The arrangements are fresh and inventive and their performances reflect the maturity of their musical skills and creativity.

More by Blackthorn:

Country Life
Mouth of the Tobique
P Stands for Paddy
Rattlin' Roarin' Willie

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