~  Welcome to Near North Music  ~

We hope you'll enjoy browsing our freshly updated roster pages featuring music players, videos and much more.....

In 2015 we were delighted to enrich our already diverse roster even more by welcoming 'Barrule' and the 'Andrew Collins Trio' and 2016 promises to be an equally exciting musical year!  For starters, we are very pleased to announce the recent addition of 'Kobo Town' to our pages!

Booking festivals and tours is very much in progress of course .. please find below the planned touring timeframes and regions for Near North Music's roster .. and, as always, do not hesitate to contact us should you have an event or concert suggestion for a different time frame!


Roster Touring 2016 - 2017:

Andrew Collins Trio: Canada’s Genre Bending New Acoustic Trio! 
Touring Avail: Nov 11-25, 2016: AB/SK. Festivals 2016. Jan 19-Feb 4, 2017: ON/Que. March 9-26, 2017: BC.

Annie Lou: Superb Songwriting delivered with pluck, groove and tenderness.
Touring Avail: Festivals 2016. Oct 6 - 23, 2016 ON/Que.

April Verch: Bow. Feet. Vox. A trifecta of talent, keeping tradition feisty.
Touring Avail: June 22-July 4, 2016: PEI/NS/ON. Festivals 2016 Canada /USA & Europe.
Oct 13-15, 2016: Canada. Nov 2 -7, 2016: AB/SK.
Jan 26-29/Feb 2-5/Mar 9-12, 2017: Canada.

Barrule: Manx Power Trio from the Isle of Man.
Touring Avail: Festivals 2016. Sept/Oct 2016: Canada.

Kobo Town: Irresistible Calypso, Roots Reggae meet social commentary.
Touring Avail: Festivals 2016. Febr 2017 AB, BC, SK.

Pharis & Jason Romero: Powerfully timeless folk: two voices, two instruments!
Touring Avail: April 2017: Canada West - Festivals 2017 - Sept/Oct, 2017: USA. (Hiatus 2016).

Stephen Fearing: Fiercely reaching hearts and minds of his audience!
Touring Avail: Festivals 2016. New album on Tour: March - April - May, 2017 - Canada wide.

Touring regions & timeframes may change as itineraries evolve; additional suggested performance opportunities outside of above listings welcome!


                       Booking inquiries - Email:  Frank Hoorn/Near North Music  Phone: (250) 847-5228

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Andrew Collins Trio

Annie Lou

April Verch


Fearing & White

Kobo Town

Pharis & Jason Romero

Stephen Fearing

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $26.3 million in music throughout Canada.