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"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's been awarded a Canadian Folk Music Award, Genie Award for Best Original Song in a Canadian film, Lifetime Achievement recognition from Folk Music Ontario (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) and Mariposa Folk Festival. He has also been nominated for 7 Juno awards and 16 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 140 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.


Sept happenings...


Saturday, Sept. 21 @ 8pm Ken Whiteley, The Fabulous Levy Sisters, bassist Gord Mowat and drummer Bucky Berger in concert at the Emmanuel United Church in Waterloo.  For more info call (519) 886-1471 & email


Thursday, Sept. 26 @ 7:30pm Up close with Ken Whiteley at the quaint Higher Ground café in the heart of Belfountain, ON. The Cafe serves a large variety of organic, fairtrade coffees, traditional Espresso, organic loose leaft teas and many tasty treats including vegan & gluten free options. For more info call (519) 927-1748.

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