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Ken Whiteley is a Canadian roots music legend. His musical journey has taken him from jug band, folk and swing to blues, gospel and children's music. Among numerous accolades, he's been awarded a Canadian Folk Music Award, Genie Award for Best Original Song in a Canadian film, Lifetime Achievement recognition from Folk Music Ontario (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) and Mariposa Folk Festival. He has also been nominated for 7 Juno awards and 16 Maple Blues Awards. Ken’s live performances showcase his outstanding musicianship on guitars and mandolin, award winning original songs and his powerful vocals, called "...a cross between Pete Seeger and Tony Bennett on 11!" Whether leading his own group, solo or collaborating with peers at blues, folk, children’s festivals and concerts of all sizes, his “...deep knowledge and infectious passion” guarantee good times for all. As a producer of over 140 recording projects, Ken’s productions have garnered 10 Canadian Gold and Platinum records, 4 American Gold records, 22 Juno and 2 Grammy nominations, and sold over 8 million copies.

 


Fred & Ken hear the music... 

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TODAY! Calling all "Fredheads" come and Hear The Music... Fred Penner and Ken Whiteley reunited to record Fred's latest CD, "Hear The Music". Produced by Ken, this brand new collection of fabulous songs showcases Fred at his best joined by a few of his musical friends... Terra Lightfoot, The Good Lovelies, Alex Cuba, Bahamas, Ron Sexsmith, Rosalyn Dennett, and more. Join Fred, Ken and the band at the Toronto CD release on Sunday, April 23rd at Lula Lounge.  The show starts at 3pm.
 
 

For info regarding the artist lineup for the April 29th Gala fundraising concert at the new Hugh's Room Live go to hughsroom.com.  To make a donation to Hugh's Room Live go to gofundme.com/hughsroom or donate by: cheque – payable to Iler Campbell in Trust, mailed to: Iler Campbell LLP, 150 John St., Toronto M5V 3E3, or e-transfer to: tpereira@ilercampbell.com - provide Brian Iler with the security answer via email: biler@ilercampbell.com 

 

Spirit Songs

 
Spirit Songs: The Music of Bob Dylan on May 5 at the Lutheran Redeemer Church, Toronto. Ken, guitarist Neil Clark and folk-rocker Myke Mazzei will provide their takes on Dylan classics, both well and lesser known. Tickets available now
 
"Into The Blue"... Ken just finished producing Kim Doolittle's 9th studio album, "Into The Blue". For those of you who may not be familiar with Kim, her sound marries roots blues, folk and a hint of alternative country.  She's shared the stage with many famous and infamous people from Jeff Healey to Serena Ryder and Rita MacNeil.  Tickets on sale now for the June 8 Toronto CD release concert at Hugh's Room Live.   

 

 

 

 


 

 

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