A heartwarming blend of voice, fiddle, guitar and gorgeous Canadian hand-crafted mandolins will take you back and forth between the timelessness of the prairie folk singer and the upbeat jigs and driving reels of Ontario and the Canadian Maritimes. From Away brings to the stage Trad/folk music with captivating original sounds and its roots in tradition.
Graham Lindsey is a tune-writer, performing and session musician and Trad session host. Nominated for a 2020 Canadian Folk Music Award for Instrumental Solo Artist of the year, six of his tunes have been performed on the Carillon (the 53 bells) in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill where he was welcomed as guest composer in 2019.
Kristan Couture is originally a Saskatchewan girl where she won the 2018 Saskatchewan Country Music Award for Fiddler of the Year, and received final ballot nominations for her roots album “You Just Fooled Me”. She performed as a classical violinist with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra for four years, as well as toured and performed with local country bands and folk artists across Canada.
Ottawa-born and raised Kyle Jordan brings to the trio driving Celtic rhythms and his background in Gypsy jazz. His compositions also round out the band’s sound, with fresh new instrumentals.
Peter Taylor is a singer, accordion trad master, and multi-instrumentalist. His bright energetic sound and stirring folk ballads blend perfectly into the mix.
The band performs as both a three piece and a four piece and is based in Ottawa, Ontario.