Bookmark and Share

Event Archive - The Fretless & Oliver Swain's BIG MACHINE performing their own sets and one together featuring all 9 of them on stage at once! The Fretless Releasing thier Debut CD 'Waterbound': Fretless, Oliver Swain's BIG MACHINE

Fri. June 15th 2012 Fairfield United Church (All Ages)
8:00 - 10:30 doors at 7:30
$14 adv/$16 door
The Fretless are Ivonne Hernandez, Victoria, BC, Canada. Trent Freeman, Toronto ON, Karrnnel Sawitsky, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Eric Wright, Los Angeles, California.
'Waterbound' was recorded in beautiful Victoria, BC, Canada by the award winning and grammy nominated
Joby Baker. Featuring two outstanding vocalists; Ruth Moody of the band 'The Wailin' Jenny's' singing the title
track 'Waterbound; and Norah Rendell of the band 'The Outside Track'. Already this new release has been getting rave reviews
and airplay across North America & Europe. The Fretless is currently touring to promote 'Waterbound', and can be found
gracing stages and airways around the world. With their fresh and new approach to traditional music, The Fretless is a lethal
supergroup that is a force to be reckoned with on the folk music scene!

Oliver Swain's BIG MACHINE brings together many of Victoria's greatest singers and players together under the innovative direction of Oliver Swain(2012 Times Colonist Music Award winner)
Richard Moody - Violin
Quinn Bachand - Guitars
James whilttall - Mandolin
Kelby MacNayr - Percussion

"Since I first discovered him in 2008, Oliver Swain has been one of my very favorite artists – especially in a live setting... an evening spent with Oliver Swain will leave you breathless and joyful." - Tamara Kater, Executive Director, Folk Music Canada

"...Oliver Swain's Big Machine. This one caught me unaware and totally blew me away. WOW!!!!"
Peter van Zeijl, "Folk en Zo" The Netherlands

"Absolutely amazing stuff. I was mesmerized from start to finish... In a Big Machine is poised to be one of the best albums of 2011, regardless of genre."


No articles have been linked to this profile

Oliver Swain's BIG MACHINE (Folk-Noir, Americana)

Oliver Swain, a Juno and WCMA nominated Americana and Folk-Noir musician from Victoria BC spent a dozen years in some of North Americas most loved roots bands(Outlaw Social, The Duhks, The Bills) before releasing 'In a BIG MACHINE' in 2011 to rave reviews “Oliver Swain's brilliant vocals and genre-agnostic style make 'In a BIG MACHINE' one of the... more info