Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen

Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen
Refreshing, Diverse, Lyrical

Host/Venue Recommendations: 36


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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April, 2019 - "Dan and Laurel put on an incredible show. Several of our regulars commented that it was the best show we had sponsored to date. Their playing and singing was outstanding. Both are great song writers. But what stood out the most was their interplay...


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: Jul, 2019 (dates: various dates) - We'd love to play some shows closer to home in 2019. Openings in Jan, Feb, July, Aug, Nov.

MA,CT,NH/US: Sep, 2019 (dates: Sept 22 & 25) - Northeast Tour 2019. Looking to fill a Sunday and a Wednesday.

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