John Muirhead

September 14

John Muirhead is a Canadian troubadour, a campfire storyteller, and a big-hearted folk-rocker. From fingerpicked folk confessionals to upbeat singalongs, John’s award-winning songs have touched audiences across Canada and beyond, building a community of over 50,000 fans online.Since the release of his debut EP Yesterday’s Smile in 2016, John has earned a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination (Young Performer of the Year, 2017), a Forest City London Music Award nomination (Folk/Roots Artist of the Year, 2020), and has graced the stages of WinnipegFolk Festival, Sawdust City Music Festival, Philadelphia Folk Festival,and more. John released his debut full-length album Traveller in November 2021, a project reflecting on themes of change, tragedy, love,and heartbreak, inspired by his many travels across Canada as an independent artist. On festival stages or in living rooms, in backyards or on moving trains,John’s unforgettable performance has solidified him as a must-see emerging Canadian performer.