Canadian Band The Stanfields On Being Comfortable With Who They Are

Aug 17, 2018

The Canadian band The Stanfields don’t fit into any one musical mould. They’re hard driving rock 'n' roll, they’re a bit rootsy, and they also draw on the Scots and Irish fiddle traditions of their Nova Scotian home.

"You know, there’s a lot of stuff we’re doing now that we weren’t ready to play [before], because...we’ve evolved," says Jon Landry. "And we’ve evolved together in these last three years in ways that I never would have imagined when I think back to the times we were throwing chairs at each other."

What you can say is no matter what genre they are, they deliver a terrific show. They’re in town this week to perform at Irish Fest for the first time, and three-fifths of the band joined us in the studio to discuss their musical evolution, as well as give us an acoustic version of a few of their songs: