"House Concerts - you and the music. No distractions."
Dan Frechette & Laurel Thomsen
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Refreshing, Diverse, Lyrical

Host/Venue Recommendations: 32

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

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Glory in My Soul
Little Bird
Sure Fire Way of Taking

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"...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

May, 2018 - "This was our first concert since moving to Leland, NC. Dan Frenchette and Laurel Thomsen were our openers and as all who know them, it was smashing. We had 34 totally delighted guests, most of whom had never been to a house concert. At the end of the s...


Meeting via a chance YouTube sighting and fueled by a once-in-a-lifetime musical chemistry and friendship, Canadian-American Roots-Folk duo Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen are “prodigious players with songwriting that sets them apart" (Penguin's Eggs, Fall 2016). "Lyrically refreshing and musically diverse", they seamlessly combine emotive, "judicious violin," diverse and "phenomenal guitar playing," compelling storytelling, a dash of harmonica and humor, and unique vocal chemistry with "fascin...

Trying to fill these important dates

AB,MB,SK/CA: Sep, 2018 (dates: first half) - Canada Tour 2018!

MA,PA,VA/US: Oct, 2018 (dates: 10-18 to 11-1) - Northeast Tour 2018. October 18,24,25,27,31 and 11/1 all open. See calendar at danandlaurel.ca for

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