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
June, 2017 - "Dan and Laurel's music was engaging and fun for our audience. They interspersed their impressive musical talents with Dan's entertaining impersonations of some of the great songwriting artists." (D. Bruce)
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...