birchbark

Birchbark from Salmon Arm, BC is:

Sue Kyle - a multi-instrumentalist on banjo, penny whistle, guitar, flute, harmonica and bodhran;

Richard Owings playing fiddle and guitar;

Alan Bates on guitar; and

Jean Brighouse on stand-up bass

The present band has been playing parties, concerts and dances in the Shuswap area since 1995; and the music collabortion of Sue, Alan and Richard goes back more than 30 years, to the days when they made music for the horse-drawn Caravan Theatre Company. Their songs cover all types of genres: folk, swing, fiddle tunes, some blues and a smattering of country.