Northern Ontario here we come!

This weekend I am hitting the road with my good buds Kevin Laliberte and Drew Birston for a tour in #Northern Ontario- playing songs from my The JUNO Awards nominated album #FiddleFire! I hope we get to drive on an ice highway again!

FEB 23 – Sault Ste. Marie — Over the Rainbow Children’s Series
FEB 25 – Fort Frances — Kids and Company Family Entertainment Series
FEB 26 – Atikokan — Atikokan Children’s Entertainment Series
FEB 27 – Sioux Lookout — Kids Kaleidoscope Entertainment Series
FEB 29 – Red Lake — Red Lake Children’s Entertainment Series
MAR 1 – Kenora — Sunday Smiles Family Entertainment Series
MAR 2 – Geraldton — Family Entertainment Series
MAR 5 – Cobalt — Pied Piper Kidshow @ Cobalt Classic Theatre
For full details – click on tour tab

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Fiddlefire! Showcase at OAAS

Friday from 2:50-3:05pm at the Sheridan Parkway Richmond Hill, part of the OAAS Family Showcase! Chris McKhool get kids and families clapping, dancing and singing songs. Kids and their parents scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join McKhool on stage to play rare percussion instruments from around the globe!  Kids will be introduced to several musical styles, including gypsy-jazz, funk, world beat, and East Coast fiddling.

Free show Saturday at the historic Caffe Lena

The Library of Congress calls Caffè Lena “An American treasure.” Bob Dylan has played there. Come be a part of history!

Canadian children’s music star Chris McKhool is all about showing kids just how much fun making music can be. In his shows, McKhool, along with his band, Sultans of String, introduces kids to a number of music styles, including rumba, flamenco, gypsy jazz and classical music. McKhool, who has drawn comparisons to Raffi and Canadian children’s music star Fred Penner, involves kids and parents in his performances. He invites kids onstage to play musical instruments from around the world, and gets them clapping, singing and dancing. McKhool brings his fun to Caffe Lena, where he’ll play a free afternoon show, “Fiddlefire!,” on Saturday. 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs. 518-583-0022; caffelena.org

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California this weekend!

Chris McKhool and his musical friends from Sultans of String get kids and families clapping, dancing and singing songs. Kids and their parents scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join McKhool on stage to play rare percussion instruments from around the globe!  Kids will be introduced to several musical styles, including rumba flamenca, gypsy-jazz, blues, classical, funk, world beat, and east coast fiddling.

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 10:30 AM  KIDS CONCERT!!
McCabe’s Guitar Shop
3101 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, 90404
$10  310-828-4497  www.mccabes.com/concerts

 “Chris McKhool and the boys are fantastic!”  Bob Ezrin (Producer–Pink Floyd. Kiss)

Your set was sensational. Loved it.” Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary)

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Performing with Burlington Symphony!

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre presents BILLBOARD charting/4x CFMA winning Chris McKhool and band SULTANS OF STRING as part of BPAC’s Cultural Diversity Festival.

This EDUCATION SHOW is designed for Grade 4-12 classes, and features the newly named Burlington Symphony Orchestra & special guests Pakistani-Canadian sitar master Anwar Khurshid & Indigenous Elder Shannon Thunderbird

MON SEPT 30, 2019 – 10:00am

Tix https://burlingtonpac.ca/events/sultans-of-string

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Fiddlefire! at the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival

We are excited to be performing Fiddlefire! at the Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival on June 22 at 1:45 pm, and June 23 at 1:15 pm.

These shows will be free for families, with activities starting at 11:00 AM.

Our shows are in Yorkville at the TD Side Stage on Bloor St W. (near St. Thomas St.)

Check out http://torontojazz.com/artist/chris-mckhools-fiddlefire

May 4 – Canadian Parents for French competition

Did you know I also present en français?
On May 4, 2019,  I am doing two performances at the CPF’s annual French speaking competition, which promises to be a very fun time!
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