April 2018 - We are super excited to be playing some shows 'Up Island' in Comox and Port Alberni. We haven't been there yet but know there are lots of fiddlers up there and can't wait to meet them! We are also looking forward to playing at the Victoria Folk Music Society as the Feature Performer! What a lovely and supportive group of people to play for!
March 2018 - It's a busy time for us! We had the amazing Kevin Burke come and teach us some fun Irish tunes in preparation for our trip to Ireland this summer! Also, we got to open for our friends Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas and play a few new tunes for them. It's also St. Patricks Day and boy do we have some super fun events lined up for that!
Sept 2017 - We have some super fun outdoor shows this fall around Victoria and can't wait to play for you after a bit of time off for some summer fun!
July 2017 - We have a bunch of fun shows coming up this summer around Victoria and at the Islands Folk Festival in Duncan. We hope to see many of you at these fun outdoor events! Check our tour page for info...
June 2017 - We had such a fun time in Calgary and we can't wait to show our new friends, The Calgary Fiddlers, OUR home now! We have a bunch of shows together in and around Victoria, including our big yearly concert, which is surely going to be a fiddlers heaven! Check out our Tour page for more details and come and see our awesome new friends.
May 2017 - We are super excited to be going to Calgary and Banff and doing a mini tour and fiddle exchange with the Calgary Fiddlers! They are awesome and we can't wait for all the adventures and good times and new friends! Check out our photos page for more fun photos from our trip!
April 2017 - Our amazing teacher Ivonne just WON A JUNO for Instrumental Album of the Year!!!! We are SO thrilled and proud!!!!
Dec 2016 - We have a brand new album we can't wait to show you all at our special pre-release concert! We have amazing special guests joining us for this exciting occasion: Oliver Swain, Genevieve and the Wild Sundays and Tad Ruszel. Plus, all of our graduated members are coming back to join us and we can't wait to play together again!
June 2016 - Wow! What an amazing and crazy busy week! We had a photoshoot with the always amazing Ryan MacDonald for the fun photoshoot. We then had rehearsals, media interviews, set up and soundcheck for the show, and then it was showtime! What an epic and super fun show! Massive thanks to Fintan O'Brien, Sarah Tradewell and Hale & Hearty, our parents for all the help, and of course Ivonne Hernandez for making everything happen! But, we couldn't party after the great show because the next morning we were in the studio ALL day ALL weekend recording our new album. What a rock star week we had. Thank you all SO much for supporting us as always!
May 2016 - What an exciting month. We are so proud to have won the Large Ensemble at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival for the 3rd year in a row! Also, massive congrats to Emma, Josh, Eamonn, Rowan, Janelle, Tuli, Sonya, and Rebecca for winning many other awards at the festival!
We are also playing at the Victoria International Highland Games again, which is always a great time!
And...we are really looking forward to our big show! Our Third annual Fundraising Concert. We have some awesome guests and new tunes and can't wait to play for you all in the beautiful new Dave Dunnet Theatre!
Apr 2016 - We had so much fun, as always, opening for and playing with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas!
Jan 2016 - What an amazing weekend of concerts with the Gettin' Higher Choir. Fun collaborations and all 'round great energy...and SO many people, everyone didn't all fit on one stage! Thanks Gettin' Higher Choir for a fantastic time and all your support!
Nov 2015 - We are thrilled to be nominated for TWO 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards for our debut album! We are nominated for Young Performer of the Year and Instrumental Group of the Year. We are so honoured to be in such amazing company!
Aug 2015 - What an AMAZING time we had in Scotland! Thankyou to everyone who supported is in any way. We couldn't have done it without you, and we are sure glad to have had the experience! We met other amazing youth performance groups from around the world, from choirs, to acrobats to steel pan bands...and even got to collaborate with many of them. We were even featured in the massive final concert in the Kings Hall to end off the festival with all of our new friends. Everyone at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival was so wonderful to us and we are just buzzing!
May 2015 - Wow! What amazing support and a packed house for our fundraiser concert. Thankyou ALL so much for your support and contributions to help get us to Scotland in July! We are humbled by the outpouring of support and can't wait to make you all proud. A massive thanks also to our friends Mairi Rankin, Nellie Quinn, Quinn Bachand and Colleen Eccleston who were our special guests. They are awesome and we love them and highly recommend you check them out with their bands when they are touring in your area!
Apr 2015 - we are in FULL fundraising mode so we can get to Scotland! If you would like to help us, please come to our big Fundraising concert May 23, in Victoria at the Fairfield United Church. If you don't live in Victoria...you can still help us and donate online. Info is on our Sponsors page. Or come see us at one of our many upcoming shows!
Mar 2015 - What a great workshop with Boston's Katie McNally, Neil Pearlman and Shauncey Ali (composer of our fave tune Lua's Dance!). We even got to join them for some tunes at their wonderful show!
Feb 2015 - We are thrilled to announce that Coastline has been invited to represent Canada at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival in Scotland this summer! Check out all the fun here: http://www.aiyf.org/