Shiretown - Stan Rogers Folk Festival - Canso, Nova Scotia, Canada


Nova Scotia


Shiretown is back and holding court. A decade of gathering life lessons has seasoned this cosmically inspired trio – Jess Favaro, Greg Favaro and Betsy MacDonald – in poetic insight into the human condition. Their hopeful lyrics moor in Twelve String Harbour and float rhythmically on three-part waves. Their new material still conjures the saltwater folk sensibilities of their early music, but has evolved into flower power country. Fueled by wanderlust and magic (and a healthy dose of the blues), Shiretown wears its heart on its paisley sleeve and is sure to cast a spell on yours…