"Masterful and amazing!" Tampa Acoustic Music Exchange
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 all of our friends in and around HALIFAX... On Thursday, May 15th Ken will be performing at the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Farm Rose and Kettle Tearoom, 471 Poplar Drive, just off of Otago Drive in Cole Harbour. The concert starts at 7pm and runs until 9pm. Admission is by free-will donation.
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.