Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen


Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen
Refreshing, Diverse, Lyrical

Host/Venue Recommendations: 37


Member since: 2014-06-10
Home: Bonny Doon, CA, US
Frequently Tours: US coasts, South, SW, Canada, Europe.
# of Members: 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, guitar, violin, harmonica
Other Instruments: viola, mandolin, 12 string
Genre: Lyrically refreshing and musically diverse Roots-Folk
Style: Varied dynamic, fun and flowing.
Content: Life, Love, Lessons, Humour.
Rating: G - PG

Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen
Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen


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2016 Listening Room Festival Artists

2017 Concerts In Your Home Artist of the Year

"Beautiful rapport, judicious violin. Frechette and Thomsen maintain absolute harmony while jumping from genre to genre. Fascinating undertones and range. Phenomenal guitar playing. Prodigious players with songwriting that sets them apart." -Penguins Eggs

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Recommendations from hosts

September, 2019 - "Artistry, narrative, unique melodies and music all suffused with bubbling rhythms. They were true musicians offering an enlightening and poignant performance. Dan and Laurel reached and communicated well with an audience that hailed from the US, ...


Meeting in 2012 via a chance YouTube sighting and fueled by a once-in-a-lifetime musical chemistry and friendship, Canadian-American Roots-Folk duo Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen are “prodigious players with songwriting that sets them apart.” Now touring in support of their recently released fourth album, Driving By Candlelight, they combine soaring violin, diverse guitar styles, compelling storytelling, a dash of harmonica and humor, and unique vocal rapport for a dynamic, engaging, polished pe...

Trying to fill these important dates

CA/US: Dec, 2019 (dates: Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb) - This is our home region and we'd love to play more shows closer to it!

OR,CA,WA/US: Apr, 2020 (dates: second half) - This is our home region and we'd love to play more shows closer to it!

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