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Tiller's Folly

Discipline: Music
Homebase: Surrey
Languages: English

For well over 20 years Tiller's Folly has been wowing audiences across Canada, America and The UK with their superb musicianship, memorable performances and their skilfully crafted songs shining a light on events from BC's colourful history. Through thousands of performances Tiller's has won the loyalty of a legion of fans with their clever amalgam of Celtic, Bluegrass and Folk Music laced with a touch of country and rock. Born in the deep Pacific brine this is roots music at its finest!


Reviews

Tiller's Folly was outstanding! What fabulous musicians! The entire audience was entranced by the music. Georges Vanier Elementary, Surrey
Tiller's Folly is a national treasure. Peter North, Edmonton Journal

Performances & Workshops

NEW SHOW available for 2020-21 School Year: ""Sail to Rail and Beyond" "Stirring Up Ghosts, From Sails to Rails" only available for 2019-20 School Year

"Sail to Rail and Beyond" BC History brought to life

Grade Suitability: K-12
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 1000
Tech Requirements: Electrical outlet, video screen, multi-media table, 2 chairs
Fee Range: $829-$945 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$784.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$784.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$884.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$884.00
Vancouver Island North
$884.00
Interior
$884.00
North
$900.00
Kootenays
$884.00

Tiller's Folly's From Sail to Rail and Beyond uses a mixture of stunning multi-media featuring stills and film including archive film and photographic images, with original songs from their WCMA (Western Canadian Music Awards Top Roots CD 2015) nominated CD and storytelling to educate, entertain and engage the audience's awareness and interest in the background of this amazing place we live in today, British Columbia. It's hard to imagine Canada and BC specifically prior to European contact. A vast, sparsely populated wilderness, Indigenous communities scattered along its rugged coastline or clustered around lakes and along rivers. Equally hard to imagine is how, in a brief span of just over two centuries, the landscape, both physical and cultural is so dramatically changed. The Tiller's Folly's show takes audiences on a chronological journey of education and discovery of today's British Columbia. History can be fun and enjoyable!

Stirring Up Ghosts, From Sails to Rails

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 600
Tech Requirements: electrical outlet, AV cart, screen if possible
Fee Range: $784 - $884 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$784.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$784.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$884.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$884.00
Vancouver Island North
$884.00
Interior
$884.00
North
$900.00
Kootenays
$884.00

For well over 20 years Tiller's Folly has been wowing audiences across Canada, America and The UK with their superb musicianship, memorable performances and their skilfully crafted songs shining a light on events from BC's colourful history. Through thousands of performances Tiller's has won the loyalty of a legion of fans with their clever amalgam of Celtic, Bluegrass and Folk Music laced with a touch of country and rock. Born in the deep Pacific brine this is roots music at its finest!

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