The Duhks

Wednesday, July 8, 8:00PM
Artist Profile: 

“Canada’s premier neo-tradsters romp from world-beat to blues, urban-pop to old- timey, with wild-eyed invention, haunting traditionalism, and spine-rattling groove.” -The Boston Globe


“The inventive Canadians in The Duhks are widely beloved for their smooth blend of traditional roots music, bluegrass and soul which they inject with well-placed Afro- Cuban and Celtic influences” -NPR


“A tasty blend of..folk traditions with hard-grooving world beats, country, bluegrass, jazz, and a healthy injection of catchy, soulful pop.” -Paste


No band epitomizes the polyethnic strands of modern folk music better than The Duhks. Since forming in Winnipeg in 2001 The Duhks have created a dynamic blend of old- timey, French Canadian and Celtic music punched up with shades of blues, soul and driving Afro Cuban rhythms that leaves festival crowds on their feet. Over the course of four critically-acclaimed albums the band has earned Juno and GRAMMY awards and nominations and have played a significant role in the neo-folk revival.



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