AARON COLLIS & BILLY SUTTON
Aaron Collis is a multi-instumentalist who is best known for his skills on the button accordion and mandolin. With humble beginnings on the Neil Murray Stage at the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival and at Young Folk at the Hall, Aaron has made quite a name for himself since moving to St. John’s. from his hometown of Appleton, Newfoundland. Aaron is a member of the Dardanelles and Rum Ragged which whom he has toured, playing such venues as the legendary Mariposa Folk Festival, the Folk Alliance International Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, Winnipeg Folk Festival and the Goderich Celtic Roots Festival among others.
Billy Sutton is a Multi-Instrumentalist/Producer/Arranger, from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, but has made his home in St. John’s for more than 15 years. Throughout this time, his musical versatility has taken him to different parts of the globe, and he’s played a major role in the development and success of the multi-award winning, Celtic fusion band, The Fables. His musical ability is evident in the impressive roster of musicians with whom he has performed, and still performs with, from time to time. A regular, as a bass player with world-renowned singer/songwriter, Ron Hynes, he occasionally works with such artists as Graham Wells, The Ennis Sisters, The Catch, and The Accessories.