Captivating audiences since 1997 with their refined musicianship and high-energy performances, Canada's Tillers Folly
is a unique blend of progressive acoustic roots music encompassing elements of Celtic, bluegrass and popular folk traditions.
The band is led by Bruce Coughlin, a true bard and collector of songs. A career performer, touring throughout Western Canada since his teens, Bruce has developed a keen knowledge of the history of the Pacific region, while obtaining a solid background in performing and music. His love and passion for the characters and tales of The Pacific Northwest has proven fertile ground for his exceptional songwriting and singing skills.
Laurence Knight is the bassist for the band and shares vocal duties. He is a musician with over 30 years of performing and recording experience, during which time he has performed with many of the brightest lights of the Vancouver music scene.
The trio is rounded out by Nolan Murray, one of the most in-demand multi-instrumentalists in the Pacific Northwest, having toured, performed and recorded with many top Canadian and American artists. He has, throughout his career, garnered numerous awards for his stellar musicianship.