Doug Folkins Singer/Songwriter/Performing and Recording Artist
“Folkins is both a rock artist and a folk troubadour. He follows in the footsteps of east coast artists; but has embraced the more modern aspects of contemporary Canadian roots rock music” –Rachel Jagt - Canadian Bands.com.
Folkins has released 2 independent CDs to date; Black and Brown 2000 and Signs Along The Way 2001.
Listen Loud Publishing BMI from Texas recently signed a publishing deal for 8 of Folkins’ songs
Folkins was one of the winners of the 2002 North Island Talent Hunt contest and preformed at Musicfest on July 6th.
Folkins’ songs have be heard on CBC Radio’s Richardson’s Roundup, On The Island, Main Street, North by North West and Basic Black.
“His lyrics are insightful, simple and poetic; and they are accompanied by solid musical arrangements. He has what it takes to make his mark on the increasingly diverse Canadian indie market.” – Rambles – a cultural arts magazine, 2001
“He is a real contender in the singer/songwriter folk/pop scene” – Eliot Popkin – The Muse’s Muse.com
“We are impressed with the quality of his material and encourage Doug to send us more” – Jhan Beaupre – Listen Loud Publishing BMI, 2002.
“The lyrics are genuine and sincere. One of the best indie CDs that I have heard” – Toby Nilsson – Cosmic Debris Magazine, 2002.