Congratulations to The Fretless and Matthew Byrne for the well-earned recognition of being nominated this year.
Both acts were nominated for Traditional Album of the Year
Matthew Byrne was also nominated for Traditional Singer of the Year for his album Horizon Lines.
The Fretless were also nominated for Instrumental Group of the Year AND, Ensemble of the year for Live at the Artfarm.
Full list of nominees here. https://folkawards.ca/nominees/
It turns out that the 2 acts will be performing together in a few days for the Folklore Society of Greater Washington at Seekers Church in Washington, DC and at The Westminster Concert Series in Westminster, MD. Performances are October 5th and 6th respectively.