Great to meet you! Here are some easy links to learn more about our artists and their recent/upcoming releases.

FORTUNATE ONES (Newfoundland, Canada)
Their new album “Hold Fast” is nominated for 4 ECMAs, including Album of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Two tracks have reached #1 on CBC Music Top 20, and received #1 awards from SOCAN.
Listen to the album: or download
Video – “Northern Star”
Video – “Hold Fast”
Video – “Before You”
Video – the story of “Hold Fast” (EPK)

They are performing at ECMAS…
– Thursday in the Awards Show Gala
– Friday 2:30pm Export Stage
– Friday 10pm Folk Stage
– Sunday 2pm Songwriter’s Circle

Fortunate Ones is Newfoundland indie folk duo Catherine Allan and Andrew James O’Brien. Known for dynamic live performances, effortless union of voices in harmony, and anthemic melodies – they embody a wide-eyed energy, deliver messages of reflection and optimism, have an earnest mission for connection, and are endearing audiences across Canada and beyond. Their new batch of songs celebrate coming of age, ambition, the decisions we make to persevere, and the resilience of the human spirit.

DELLA MAE (Nashville, TN USA)
Private link for more info + listen to their new release: or download
Video – “Bourbon Hound”
Video – “Peg Monster”

Grammy-nominated all-female string band making progressive change in the bluegrass genre. Currently touring with Steve Martin & Martin Short. Their new release “The Butcher Shoppe EP” is a collection of fan favorites + two new originals, and feature the first instrumental composition they’ve ever recorded. It is topping the Bluegrass and Grassicana charts in the US. Appearing at Calgary FF this summer.

JOHN SMITH (England)
Private link for more info + to listen to his new album: or download
Video – “Hummingbird”
Video – the story of “Hummingbird” (EPK)

Brilliant guitarist, and contemporary songwriter. His new album “Hummingbird” is a tribute to his love for folk of all eras – recordings of songs ranging from the 1400s, 1700s, including 3 brand new originals. Appearing at Edmonton FF this summer.

Private link to preview in progress mixes of 5 tracks, including guest appearances from Bill Frisell, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Rose Cousins:
password “carolina”
Video – Pre-order story for Modern Appalachia

Beloved writer-artist, Sarah Siskind’s songs have been recorded by Alison Krauss, Wynonna Judd, and performed by Bon Iver, Bonnie Raitt and appear prominently in film and television. She wrote over 20 songs for the hit tv series Nashville, including well-known anthemic songs “Sanctuary” and “A Live That’s Good.” Her forthcoming album “Modern Appalachia” explores her North Carolina roots, and the way she sees how Appalachian music has influence far-reaching geographically and sonically.

US – Michelle Conceison, 617-233-1893,
UK – Neil Pearson, +44 7986 630496,