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Ken Whiteley is a Canadian roots music legend. His musical journey has taken him from jug band, folk and swing to blues, gospel and children's music. Among numerous accolades, he has been awarded a Canadian Folk Music Award, Genie Award for Best Original Song in a Canadian film, Lifetime Achievement recognition from the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals and Mariposa Folk Festival. He has also been nominated for 7 Juno awards and 14 Maple Blues Awards. Ken’s live performances showcase his outstanding musicianship on guitars and mandolin, award winning original songs and his powerful vocals, called "...a cross between Pete Seeger and Tony Bennett on 11!" Whether leading his own group, solo or collaborating with peers at blues, folk, children’s festivals and concerts of all sizes, his “...deep knowledge and infectious passion” guarantee good times for all. As a producer of over 125 recording projects, Ken’s productions have garnered 10 Canadian Gold and Platinum records, 4 American Gold records, 22 Juno and 2 Grammy nominations, and sold over 8 million copies.

 


For the Love of Pete...

TONGIHT! April 16 @ Hugh's Room, Toronto, ON...  For the Love of Pete: A Tribute to Pete Seeger featuring Ken Whiteley, The Levy Sisters with Pat Patrick, plus Grit Laskin, Gathering Sparks, Sharon, Lois and Bram, Jory Nash & Rosalyn Dennet, James Gordon, Mike Ford, Crabtree & Mills, David Celia, Jerry Gray, Quique Escamilla and hosted by David Newland. 

 

April 19-21 @ Sivananda Ashram Yoga Camp, Val Morin, Quebec...  Celebrate with the whole family at the Ashram's special Easter Weekend programme. On Easter Saturday we tune into the joy of Easter with Ken Whiteley and our traditional Easter gospel concert. Sunday’s programme will include a gospel singing workshop with Ken. The Ashram is located in the idyllic setting of the Laurentian Mountains, only an hour’s drive from Montreal--- it is a sanctuary of peace and natural beauty. For more info call (819) 322-3226 and 1-800- 263-9642.    For more info, visit www.sivananda.org/camp/

 

FACEBOOK... We welcome you to "Like" Ken's Facebook page.  

GOSPEL MUSIC MAKES ME FEEL ALRIGHT...  For really great music go to Ken's Gospel page

 

 

 

 


 

 

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