Ken Whiteley

Ken Whiteley is one of Canada''s most respected "roots" musicians. Drawing on his incredibly rich background in blues, gospel and folk styles, this six time Juno award nominee would be a wonderful addition to any festival or concert series. He has played at virtually every major folk festival in Canada and performed and recorded with such legends as Pete Seeger, John Hammond Jr., Tom Paxton, Blind John Davis, The Campbell Brothers, Stan Rogers, Guy Davis, Raffi, Linda Tillerey & the Cultural Heritage Choir and countless others. A prolific songwriter, a gifted and versatile instrumentalist and a powerful singer, Whiteley''s music communicates themes of freedom, love, spiritual aspiration and social comment. His performances are presented with participatory humor, grace and energy.