Heather’s soulful music is an blend of folk, bluegrass, and jazz. Her strong voice, multi-instrumental talents (including banjo, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, and piano), and lyrical passion for the natural world, carve a unique place for her in Canada’s music scene.
Jack is a musician and a thoughtful songwriter who has shared his music with many local musicians in every genre from Old Tyme and Celtic to Rhythm and Blues. Jack has two solo albums (“Domestic Acoustic” 2005 and “The Blues Was Settlin’ In” 2010) and currently fronts the three-piece band Up Dog that also features Alex Porter on drums and Kory Bayer on bass.
For 20 years, Kimberly Matheson has been crafting songs inspired by the people, places, and events of her life. Living in Wolfville, NS, she has two collections of original songs. – her debut album, “Never Enough, 2011 and “Just As I Am” in 20114. Presently she is completing her soon to be released album “Sweet Spot”. With a pure folk-singer’s voice, Kimberly’s songs have a beautiful ring of truth and honesty. For people who live in the Wolfville area, many of her songs also have a special appeal – they reflect us, and this special place where we live.
Caleb Miles has spent most of his life traveling and performing across the US, playing a blend of folk, rock and blues. In 2005 he moved to Nova Scotia and found a vibrant, art-minded community that serves as inspiration to keep writing and performing. He has cultivated an excellent reputation amongst both local audiences and musicians.
From an early age Amin wrote poetry, most of which were inspired by Sufi poets such as Rumi and Hafiz. Poetry lead him to write songs and sing. Regardless of how busy, music has always been an integral part of his life, taking time to sing every day. He lives in Wolfville with his wife, Rebecca. His songs have been recorded by Andy and Ariana and Ken Shorley.
Scott writes for and fronts the band The Dungaree Brothers – a cultural fixture in Wolfville in the Wolfville area since the late 1980s. More recently the Dungarees collaborated with The Hupman Brothers Band on “The South Mountain Swamp Rock Opera” CD which garnered Blues Recording of the Year nominations from the ECMAs and Nova Scotia Music Week.
Sample from This Place: Scott Prudence: River Gonna Roll
Sahara Jane’s original music is a unique blend of country folk with influences from Indian classical music and Sufi poetry. She is an accomplished solo act as demonstrated in her 2012 CD, “Lonesome Sky” but is also an amazing part of such groups as Ask Your Sister (with sisters Kamila & Ariana Nasr and Andy Flinn) and Blue Lotus Trio (with Ken Shorley & Heidi Kalyani). Sahara divides her time between India and Wolfville, but calls the Annapolis Valley home.
When brothers Ryan and Scott Hupman began playing in the Annapolis Valley, they were quickly recognized for their superb musicianship and soon became local favourites. Prolific songwriters, their songs borrow from blues, rock and roll, jazz, or whatever genre best presents the song. Continue reading The Hupman Brothers Band
This Album was recorded at the Sound Market Studio in Wolfville, mixed and mastered by Scott Hupman and features an 8 piece band, including horn section. John Main‘s band took a total of three hours in the recording studio to get this baby into the can…
Sample from Blues on Mainstreet: John B. Main: No Scotch, No Gin