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: