"Heart-warming lyrics and harmonies, Flint & Feather sing songs on themes of
love and hope that provide a soothing soundtrack to any sunny afternoon."
Kym Butler; The National Music Centre's Live Music and Artist Programs Coordinator (AB)
"The best surprise of the festival for me was 'Flint & Feather'. My friend beside me and I were moved to tears more than once."
Heather Adamson; Serenity Music Festival Songs In The Valley - Festival Review (BC)
"This duo from Alberta won the hearts of our audience with their exquisite harmonies, fascinating stories, and abundant charm ... an act not to be missed."
Kevin O'Regan; Evenley Arts Council
Music Coordinator (GBR)
"Artists like 'Flint & Feather' keep my interest in music going. I was amazed at what great storytellers they were - musicians as well!"
Matthew Cushing; Jasper Folk Festival
Music Coordinator (AB)
Independent Albertan folk/roots duo Flint & Feather are a free-spirited husband and wife team who are deeply passionate about connecting with people through folk/roots music, storytelling, and laughter. As international performing artists and award-winning songwriters, co-members Joal and Lauren Kamps have enjoyed touring dates in North America, Western Europe and the United Kingdom.
Based out of Calgary, AB the Kamps blend storytelling, songwriting, and humour to create charming 'Rocky Mountain Folk-Pop' songs inspired by Canadian history, rocky mountain folklore, and their own personal journeys. Their original compositions are filled with vivid imagery accented by delicate vocal harmonies and classical guitar/piano interplay. Veteran performers, Flint & Feather’s honest and engaging approach to live performance connects with listeners of all ages and backgrounds.
***For a full artist biography please visit our Artist Bio page.
2019: OSAC Annual Conference (Saskatoon, SK)
2019: SERFA Annual Conference (Chattanooga, USA)
2018: Banff Centre Open Studio (Banff, AB)
2018: Calgary Stampede WOTW Showcase (Calgary, AB)
2018: ProArts Society Concerts (Calgary, AB)
2018: Creekside Concerts (Priddis, AB)
2017: Calgary Stampede WOTW Showcase (Calgary, AB)
2017: Sofar Sounds (Den Haag, NLD)
2017: Sofar Sounds (Amsterdam, NLD)
2017: Muzikamer Special (Noardburgum, NLD)
2017: Lakeside Stories (Enkhuizen, NLD)
2017: Evenley Arts Council Series (Evenley, GBR)
2016: Sofar Sounds (Edmonton, AB)
2016: Sofar Sounds (Calgary, AB)
2016: Calgary Stampede WOTW Showcase (Calgary, AB)
2016: CMI's Artist Extravaganza Showcase (Toronto, ON)
2016: Acoustic Harvest Folk Club (Toronto, ON)
2019: International Showcase at SERFA
2019: Provincial Showcase at OSAC
2019: FACTOR Showcase Grant
2019: SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Grant
2018/2019: Prophets of Music 'Emerging Artist Program'
2018: Banff Centre's 'Musicians in Residence'
2018: SOCAN Foundation Professional Development Grant
2018: Hornby School for Emerging Artists
2018: SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Grant
2018: AFA Individual Music Project Grant
2017: FACTOR Canada Artist Development Grant
2017: CADA Small Experiments Program Grant
2017: SOCAN Foundation Travel Assistance Grant
2017: 32-date tour of The Netherlands and Germany
2016: 27-date tour of The Netherlands
2016: VIA Rail's 'Artists On Board' Program
2016: CADA Artist Opportunity Grant
2016: Bell Media Prize (Artist Entrepreneur Program)
2016: Canada's Music Incubator's 'Artist Entrepreneur Program'
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