Colleen Rae is a multi-talented singer, songwriter musician and entertainer. Listeners have been falling in love with Colleen Rae’s music for decades. In 2016 The Edmonton Music Awards awarded Colleen Rae "Artist To Watch" for her Sophomore CD. Rae was also honoured to receive nominations by the Western Canadian Music Award, Toronto Independent Music Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Association for her debut CD. Accolades include singing on an Alaska Cruise, performing at the Calgary Stampede, Big Valley Jamboree, the Edmonton Winspear, and including a special moment where Canadian icon Dan Aykroyd join Colleen Rae and CORNERSTONE on stage to perform!
Shannon Johnson is a highly accomplished fiddler and Juno Award winner for her work with her Celtic-world fusion band The McDades . She began performing professionally at the age of eight, wowing music fans and critics with her strong, pure playing. She performs regularly with The McDades, Maria Dunn, Captain Tractor and the Strathcona String Quartet.
Jeremiah McDade is an award winning multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger & composer. He frequently performs at festivals and theatres throughout North America & Europe with his Juno Award winning group “The McDades” as well as collaborating and recording with a wide variety of artists.
Andy Hillhouse has had a varied career in music. He has been a touring bandleader in the Anglo-Celtic music world, a choral director, a music and culture scholar, and now a festival organizer. As a musician he toured North America and Europe through the 1990s as founder and manager of the folk rock/funk band Mad Pudding. Since 2000 he has toured with several of the Celtic music scene’s most respected and exciting acoustic musicians, including west coast innovative fiddler Zavellennahh Huscroft, champion Canadian fiddler Pierre Schryer, Irish flute player Nuala Kennedy, and Juno winners The McDades.