"Gather 6-10 friends for a short dinner and show in your home!"
Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen
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Member since: 2014-06-10
Home: Bonny Doon, CA, US
Frequently Tours: US coasts, Midwest, Canada, Europe.
# of Members: 2
Sound Equipment: Available if needed
Main Instrument: Vocals, guitar, violin, harmonica
Other Instruments: viola, mandolin, 12 string
Genre: Lyrically refreshing and musically diverse Roots-Folk
Style: Varied dynamic, fun and flowing.
Content: none Life, Love, Lessons, Humour.
Rating: G - PG
Glory in My Soul
Little Bird
Sure Fire Way of Taking

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"...beautiful rapport...judicious violin...Frechette and Thomsen maintain absolute harmony while jumping from genre to genre...fascinating undertones and range...phenomenal guitar playing ...prodigious players (with) songwriting that sets them apart..." -Penguins Eggs

"...the best songwriters I've heard in a long time..." - Sing Out

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Recommendations from hosts

February, 2017 - "This is the second time Dan & Laurel played a house concert in our home. We love them! Dan is a wonderful songwriter and storyteller. Laurel is superb on the violin (ask her to tell you the story of her violin) Beautiful harmonies. Easy to communi...

Trying to fill these important dates

CA/US: Aug, 2017 (dates: first half) - Booking CA festival and house concert dates!

MD,VA,NJ/US: Nov, 2017 (dates: various) - East Coast Tour 2017!


Meeting via a chance YouTube sighting, and fueled by an undeniable musical chemistry, eclectic Roots-Folk songwriters Dan Frechette, guitar/harmonica/vocals, and Laurel Thomsen, violin/vocals, prove that musical magic is “a match made in heaven” (Monterey Herald). "Lyrically refreshing and musically diverse," since teaming up in 2013, this Canadian-American duo, now based in Santa Cruz, California, has toured the U.S. and Canada extensively, playing theaters, living rooms, folk festivals, includ...

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