Discover the Excellence of Canadian Folk Music at APAP 2017

December 30th, 2016

We’re delighted to highlight the following Canadian folk artists who will be taking part in APAP 2017.   Feel free to contact us for further information or to liaise with the artist representatives!

Take in a sample track from each of the showcasing acts here:

Find out more about each artist and their showcase times below.

Balkan-Québecois spicy turbo Folk

Friday, January 6 8:30-8:55pm DROM

Friday, January 6 11:20pm-12am New York Hilton – Morgan Suite

Sunday, January 8 7:30-8pm Highline Ballroom

Élage Diouf

Master percussionist, Senegalese singer-songwriter

Saturday, January 7  7-8pm MIST Harlem

Saturday, January 7  10:20-10:35pm New York Hilton – Regent Parlour

James Hill and Anne Janelle

Award winning ukulele, cello, singer-songwriter duo from Canada

Saturday, January 7  5:20-5:35pm New York Hilton – Morgan Suite

Saturday, January 7  6:20-6:25pm New York Hilton – Morgan Suite

Jayme Stone’s Folklife

Sea island spirituals, Creole calypsos and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes

Friday, January 6 9-9:15pm New York Hilton – Madison Suite

Friday, January 11-11:15pm New York Hilton – Madison Suite

Kaia Kater

New soul of traditional mountain music

Thursday, January 5 8:45-9pm Jalopy Theatre and School of Music

Friday, January 6 7:20-7:35pm New York Hilton – Madison Suite

Friday, January 6 9:45-10pm Don’t Tell Mama

Sunday, January 7 7:45-8:15pm Rockwood Music Hall 

Quinn Bachand’s Brishen

Original Western & Euro-gypsy swing, where virtuosity meets vibe

Friday, January 6 11:55pm -12:15am New York Hilton – Madison Suite

Vox Sambou

Traditional Haitian rhythms fused with reggae and hip-hop

Friday, January 6 11:30-11:55pm DROM


Folk Music Canada is a member-driven organization that supports and promotes the Canadian folk music community, and is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance, diversity and cultural value of all types of folk music in Canada.

Thank you to our funders and partners for their support.

This project has been made possible in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2013-2018 : Education, Immigration, Communities, and by Canada’s private radio broadcasters.

Ce projet a été rendu possible en partie grâce au FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et à la Feuille de route du Canada 2013-2018 : éducation, immigration, communautés, et des radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.

We also acknowledge the promotional support of our event partner, SpinCountPromotions and Publicity.