Failte originated from a casual collection of musicians in the autumn of 1991 in Waterloo. Failte (pronounced “fall-cha”) means welcome in Irish. Currently the group consists of original member, Stephen Todd (vocals, bodhran, and tin whistle) as well as Jessica Weiler (fiddle, vocals), and Brian Crozier (guitar, vocals). The band plays traditional Celtic music with a Canadian attitude. Set lists include slow airs, ballads, jigs and reels from Ireland, Scotland and Canada.
CAMPFIRE POETS (2)
The duo version of Orangeville’s Campfire Poets band!
Founding Campfire Poets members, Geoff Canlett and Ryan Hancock (also known as “RnG”) have played together for over a decade. The duo has developed a chemistry that is seldom matched. RnG can fill a room with as much sound as most bands, and incorporate the audience like no other.
Covering 6 decades of great music spanning many genres, with strong vocals, great energy and lots of audience interaction. You do not want to miss it.
Loves the Rock
Plays drums for a bunch of bands
Riddim Forward & Joe Mama
Stuff about Ryan Hancock.
Multi-instrumentalist/ vocalist/ and composer. With a songlist of over 200 songs, CampfirePoets (2) can please any audience!
Robert Maciag is a talented and creative individual. With over 25 years of experience in the music industry, Robert has sung on numerous albums and jingles, done commercial voice-overs and produced his own song demos.
His most successful radio jingle “People Come First At IGA” aired on radio for over six years. Two seasons as a background vocalist on “The Ronnie Prophet Show” CFTO- TV not only broadened his scope of experience ( working with such artists as Chet Atkins, Don Everly, Brenda Lee, George Jones and countless others) but additionally introduced him, to some of this country’s finest studio musicians, many of whom he has worked with and been influenced by over the years.
His live performances are punctuated by a casual conversational manner, dry sense of humour and solid fingerstyle guitar. He has successfully released three singles for airplay which have led to a string of appearances as guest artist on a variety of TV shows, from Edmonton to Toronto to Nashville.