Emerging from the St. John's pub scene nearly two decades ago and rooted in the rough-and-tumble, Celtic-laced folk music of its home province, Newfoundland's Great Big Sea specialize in forging a fervid cross between traditional and contemporary music. Employing mostly trad instrumentation running to mandolin, fiddle, pipes, and whistle, the band often uses a drum kit to kick the tunes into raucous overdrive, including the rousing pub anthems "Road to Ruin" and "Wandering Ways"... More >>>