Feb 16–18, 2018

Brian Gladstone

Brian Gladstone

Jan 2, 2016


Brian Gladstone

Brian Gladstone

Brian Gladstone is a world class finger-style guitar player, a dynamic performer, and a prolific song writer not restrained by conventional boundaries.    

  • PSYCHEDELIC PHOLK PSONGS was rated as FIVE STARS by the International Country Music Association.    
  • BBC TV prime time TV series ‘ITS NOT EASY BEING GREEN’ used the music of Brian Gladstone in this series.    
  • Awarded HONORARY LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP in COUNTRY DJ ASSOCIATION OF BELGIUM presented in person by president Mia Hanlen.    
Brian Gladstone has been involved in the Canadian roots music scene for almost thirty-five years as an artist, producer, festival director, and activist – thus brings experience and expertise from all sides of the stage. Growing up during the late 60’s roots revival helped to shape his morals and perspective on life.
Brian Gladstone has written and recorded four albums, all of which have garnered global acclaim and worldwide airplay, with a fifth to be released in late 2013. Brian has toured for several years through Canada and UK – and has a passion for touring the Canadian Maritimes during the summer.
Brian founded the nonprofit organization ‘The Association of Artists for A Better World’ which encourages artists to use their voices to change the world. Brian has produced eight CDs under the ‘Better World’ label, as well as presented numerous concerts for various social causes and charities. He is the founder and active festival director of the OCFF member festival, ‘Winterfolk’, now going into the 11th year, which has served as a template for other indoor off-season festivals.
In recent years, Gladstone has received airplay and awards on as wide-ranging stations as the Australian and New Zealand “Prime Time Rotation” where Brian was designated the “Feature Artist of the Month in August 2004,” to his music being used in an episode of the BBC’s 2006 prime time TV series “It’s Not Easy Being Green”. Gladstone’s other achievements include being president for the “Association of Artists for a Better World,” and having organized projects such as the “Concerts for Earth Day Canada” and the “Concert for Tsunami Relief” and more.
    

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