Friend of the Folly, keyboardist Doug Johnson (who recorded the Blue Frog sessions with us) has just released a CD of original classical compositions.

Note To Self  features Doug's impressive skills as a pianist, and includes an ensemble of cello, viola, violin and flute.

The compositions are varied and interesting and reflect Doug's life experience, like the solo piece Sucrose. A dizzyingly spectacular performance inspired by his grandchildren jacked up on sugar (track 5).

Tiller's Folly would like to wish Doug Johnson all possible success with this amazing project.

Check it out at CD Baby:


Tiller's Folly are very excited to welcome Margot Holmes of Caline Artists International to the team as our new agent.

Margot has a long and productive professional relationship with Tiller's Folly and will now be handling the group's theatre, community presenters and festival bookings.

In addition to touring and promoting Canadian artists around the globe, Margot (2008 BC Touring Council - Agent of the Year) has worked with a variety of arts organizations in the position of senior staff responsible for management of the organization.  Some of her clients include: the Vancouver Island Symphony, (current) the British Columbia Boys Choir, (current) Malaspina Choir, Sinfonia - Orchestra of the North Shore (North Vancouver); the Jewish Festival of the Arts (Vancouver), the Historical Markers Project of SouthEast Vancouver (Public Art & Heritage Project); the Banff International Festivals at the Banff Centre where she worked from 1996-2000 on the administrative team, responsible for the International Festival of Youth Orchestras.


Tiller's Folly is proud to join the Caline roster alongside such prestigious artists as tenor Ken Lavigne, La Diva Extraordinaire, Natalie Choquette; Foothills Brass among others.

Margot Holmes may be reached at Caline Artists International 1-800-539-8558 or by email:





Tiller's Folly would like to express our gratitude to Brian Smith at Leadership Artists of Woodstock, GA for all his guidance and mentorship over these past 3 years. We'd like to thank him for his friendship and his industry.


Brian has been instrumental in not only introducing Tiller's Folly to the South, but introducing the South to Tiller's Folly. A Southern-fried education in all things musical, geographical, historical and of course, epicurean. The amazing and often legendary musicians and songwriters his friendship has granted us access to is truly phenomenal, and includes such musical visionaries as John Cowan, Sam Bush, Randy Kohrs, David Bromberg, The Doobie Brothers, Ricky Skaggs, Wendy Waldman, and so many, many more! The fabulous venues we have played and all the friends and fans we have made throughout Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, the Carolinas, Maryland and DC, are all, thanks again to Brian Smith.


We would like to wish Brian all the best in future endeavors and look forward to a time when once again, our paths may twine


Musical guests on NEW DAY NORTHWEST - From Tuesday, January 14th

Link to official KING 5 TV website:


The British Columbia-based trio Tillers Folly blends Americana, folk and Celtic genres together.  They've been performing at sold out shows throughout the Northwest and Canada.


Their latest CD is an all-acoustic album called "Go the Road," and they are here to play their song "Closing in on Midnight."


Tillers Folly performs February 16th at 7:00pm at Bake's Place in Bellevue, WA.


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2014 finds the band's focus returning to their Pacific Northwest home, anxious to share songs and stories of their colourful adventures. The group's Seattle performance history includes dates at Folk Life, The Pantages Theatre, Bake's Place (Bellevue) and the Triple Door, where they performed last month with Roots Music legend David Bromberg.


New Day Northwest is King 5 TV's (Seattle, WA) morning news magazine hosted by multi-Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Margaret Larson (NBC News, the Today Show, Dateline NBC).


Anyone interested in free tickets to be in the audience should RSVP to

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