Folk Roots Radio presents… Sarah Jane Scouten

Sarah Jane Scouten brings her unique blend of roots music back to Guelph for a Folk Roots Radio presents… show at Silence on Saturday May 23 at 8 p.m. For this show she will be joined by Alan Mackie (from The Bombadils and Jaron Freeman Fox and the Opposite of Everything) on stand-up bass. The opening act for the evening will be Guelph’s own bluegrass band The Chesterfield Trio, the abbreviated version of Chester Field and The Sofa Kings. It promises to be a great night so get your tickets early!

Sarah Jane Scouten w/ The Chesterfield Trio
Saturday May 23 at 8 p.m. (Doors 7:30 p.m.)
Silence, 46 Essex Street, Guelph, ON
Tickets $15 ($20 at the door)
Advance tickets are available on Ticketscene until Saturday, May 23, 2015 3:59 p.m. unless the event sells out earlier.
Purchase advance tickets HERE.

About Sarah Jane Scouten
With flavours of Nanci Griffith, Iris DeMent and Lucinda Williams and a wealth of old-time and bluegrass music, her songs are faithful to a long-standing folk music tradition, but often spill over into modern themes that are outspoken and edgy, from homelessness to midwifery to tongue-in-cheek heartache songs and unabashed Canadiana.

Sarah Jane Scouten’s rootsy and old-timey slice of life second album ‘The Cape’ was named after her childhood playground Cape Roger Curtis, on the coast of B,C. and a stormy seven-and-a-half minute long ballad by the same name. The album, released in 2014, was critically acclaimed and nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards.

Photo credit: Nasuna Stuart-Ulin Photography

About the author

JAN HALL

Host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan Hall started in Radio in 1993 at WEFT 90.1fm in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Folk Roots Radio (formerly Royal City Rag) debuted on CFRU 93.3fm in August 2005. Jan is also an accomplished stage host and festival emcee.

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