About THe BOMbadils
Canadian Folk Music Award nominees The Bombadils bring together bluegrass, Celtic, and singer-songwriter traditions with front-porch style and classical grace. Canadian arts journalist Bob Mersereau describes their music as "folk tunes done with musical adventure and sophistication" and Elmore Magazine calls it "an enchanting folk romp."
The Bombadils met in 2009 while studying music at McGill University in Montreal, QC, initially performing as an Irish pub band as a way to break up their studies. In the years to follow, they began recording and touring throughout Canada, and internationally. Tour highlights include Koerner Hall in Toronto, ON, Tivoli Gardens in Denmark, and Wintergrass music festival outside Seattle, WA. In 2015 they released full-length album, "Grassy Roads, Wandering Feet," quickly followed by "New Shoes" in 2016 which was nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards and won Folk Music Ontario's Album of the Year award.
Awards and Nominations:
Canadian Songwriting Competition, Live Recording (Finalists – 2018)
Folk Music Ontario, Recording Artist of the Year (Winners – 2017)
Canadian Folk Music Awards, Vocal Group of the Year (Nominees – 2017)
Canadian Folk Music Awards, Emerging Artist of the Year (Nominees – 2017)
“folk tunes done with musical adventure and sophistication ”