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Tiller's Folly

Discipline: Music
Homebase: Surrey
Languages: English

For the past 18 years, Tiller's Folly has been captivating audiences throughout the world with versatility, passion and high-calibre musicianship. This Vancouver-based ensemble performs high-energy acoustic roots music with Pacific Northwest flair. Their unique blend of folk, bluegrass and Celtic music, along with their penchant for storytelling, has won them legions of fans throughout North America and Europe.


Tiller's Folly was outstanding! What fabulous musicians! The entire audience was entranced by the music. Georges Vanier Elementary, Surrey
Tiller's Folly is a national treasure. Peter North, Edmonton Journal

Performances & Workshops

From Sail to Rail and Beyond

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 600 students
Tech Requirements: electrical outlet, AV cart, screen if possible
Fee Range: $784 - $924 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
Vancouver Island Lower
Vancouver Island Mid
Vancouver Island North

Tiller's Folly's From Sail to Rail and Beyond uses a mixture of stunning multimedia, featuring stills and film including archive film and photographic images, original songs from their WCMA-nominated CD (Western Canadian Music Awards Top Roots CD 2015) and storytelling to educate, entertain and engage the students' awareness and interest in the background of this amazing place we live in today, British Columbia. History can be fun and enjoyable!

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