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: Life, Love, Lessons, Humour. Rating: G - PG
"...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
Recommendations from hosts
September, 2017 - "Our two lovely new friends can come to Tureby anytime they want to!
We had the great pleasure to host a houseconcert with Laurel & Dan. Two very musically gifted and technically great singers/musicians, filled with passion and talent !!!
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...