Featured Artist: Sprag Session

The latest Marcato-powered artist to be featured on our blog is the Cape Breton-based Celtic powerhouse, Sprag Session.

Sprag Session, formerly Colin Grant Band, has developed a unique style and repertoire of music. Lingering somewhere amidst the rich, soulful roots of traditional Cape Breton music and the grooves of a thousand branches of rock and funk, Colin Grant embarks on his latest project: a dynamic and thoughtful mingling of beats and melodies from an extensive host of musical influences. Far from the awkward malaise of mohawked bagpipers and kilted punks, the Sprag Session has created a kind of Celtic fusion that is as much Béla Fleck and the Flecktones and Frank Zappa as it is Ashley MacIsaac.

Check out this great live video of their tune, ’S nice-a-tron:

Sprag Session are performing this weekend as part of the Celtic Colours International Festival. You can find out more about their showcases on their Celtic Colours profile page.





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