Important Covid-19 Performance Update And Other (Better) News

As we are all aware, the world is currently in a time of unprecedented uncertainty, one that we likely haven’t seen in our lifetime and hopefully never will again. Thus, Fraid Knot regretfully would like to state the obvious and officially announce the cancellations or postponements of upcoming future shows. To all of those who’ve […]

Fraid Knot in pre-production for new album

Some exciting news from the band as a new album is finally in the works! We’ve received so many kind messages and notes from people since the release of Pint of Trad a few years ago asking when our next album is coming out and we can finally say that it is officially in the […]

Post Patty’s post and Spring/Summer news…

Well, another year of madness is under our belts.  A great turn out to see the band again this year with a line up that lasted all day and night.  A huge thanks to all the staff and management at the James Joyce – this truly is the ultimate Irish pub and the perfect place […]

2014 Taylor 814ce First Edition Review

Hey everyone – this ones for my fellow gear heads!  I’ve had a lot of people asking me about this new guitar so I thought I’d put up an unbiased review of it in our blog rather than watching YouTube’s of guys trying to sell you one.  Power to them but after all, they have […]

2014 News

2014 has marked a year of slowing down for the band.  Wanting to spend more time with family and writing material for the new album we are taking some time to enjoy life a little more rather than the hectic schedule we’ve kept up over the last dozen years.  Coming up in March we have […]

The calm before the storm….

Well, after an insane July the guys are taking a well earned break for the next couple of weeks before we get back into our usual schedule.  Some of our favorite shows of the year coming up this month so it’s a great time to get rested up.  Starting off we’ve had the honor of […]

Stampede shenanigans and post flooding follow up.

On the eve of the “Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth” we’re resting  and getting ready to rip it up for the next 10 days or so as is the rest of the city for sure.  In the days following the flood that we’ll talk about forever in this city, life is slowly beginning to return […]

Calgary flood 2013 and the aftermath…

Well, it’s only been a few days since the waters rose up and crippled our city in a way like none of us have ever seen before.  A very surreal feeling living through a disaster of this magnitude and the fact that we’ve received messages from literally all corners of the earth from concerned friends […]

A very special performance and heading to B.C.

The band was called in to do a last minute performance for a very special wedding at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre of the Foothills Hospital last Sunday.  Without going in to too many details we would just like to pass along a huge congratulations to the happy couple and a big thank you to […]

John Page Guitars

Hello everyone, we had a great question sent to the website a few days ago so in response – here goes nothing!  Remember, if you have anything you’d like discussed in this forum feel free to shoot us an e-mail at  We’ll have Glenn respond to this one. This question came from Matt in […]

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