Hello and Welcome to Annie Lou!

Combining a deft melodic temperament with skill and verve on banjo and guitar, performer and songwriter Annie Lou shines a keen eye and a warm heart on our lives and times. "There is magic here: superior picking, excellent rhythm work, impressive and whimsical lyrics. Genest’s lead vocal style echoes the McGarrigles and Sylvia Tyson, but she is irrefutably herself.” -  Donald Teplyske, Country Standard Time

Photography by Jen Squires

Photography by Jen Squires

Home Again Home Again Jiggety Jig!

Sold out show at the Burdock Brewery in Toronto

Sold out show at the Burdock Brewery in Toronto

Back home on the Island after a wonderful run of shows in Ontario with Kathleen Nisbet. Thanks to all the folks who came out and listened and bought CDs! This is becoming rare, and is much appreciated. Merch sales are a way for musicians to earn something of a living, and we're all getting used to not having to pay for it. Thank you for supporting art and live music and the people who make it. Stay tuned for info on some Island and Lower Mainland shows coming up this winter!

Ontario Tour with Kathleen Nisbet

I'm really looking forward to a short run of shows in Ontario this November with the most wonderful Kathleen Nisbet. Kathleen is a pillar of the Vancouver bluegrass, country, folk, and Metis music scene. She fiddles, she sings, she writes great songs, plays with everyone and runs the annual East Van Opry at the Rio. Check out the Shows page for details. Y'all come!

Summer 2019 - Touring and Teaching!

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