Announcing 2015 NJF Artist: NIAGARA STRING BAND

DATE: Saturday July 25th, 2015
STAGE: Simcoe Park
ADDRESS: Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1T0
TIME: 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

Manager: DeShaun Jones
Alex Andrews: Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Banjo, Mandolin, Other
Shawn Fehlow: Guitar, Upright Bass, Banjo

A St. Catharines based duo, performing a variety of ragtime and jazz; drawn from an eclectic selection of recordings and sheet music first popularized in the 1910’s and 1920’s. The Niagara String Band has performed at many festivals, restaurants, and private events across Southern Ontario.

Alex Andrews and Shawn Fehlow have been playing together throughout Southern Ontario since early 2011. They come from musical backgrounds, and have accumulated a vast repertoire of early traditional songs, in many genres and styles; allowing for any music from ragtime, fox trots, blues, jazz, to step dances, ballads, waltzes, and more. They have played with international acts such as Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton and Frank Fairfield on various occasions in Ontario; and hired to play in the following cities: St. Catharines, Thorold, Welland, Niagara Falls, Niagara-On-The-Lake, Fonthill, Beamsville, Jarvis, Toronto, Orangeville, Hamilton, London, Barrie, Waterloo, Espanola and more.

FACEBOOK: Niagara String Band

TWITTER: @NiagaraString

INSTAGRAM: Niagara_String_Band