Ed Peekeekoot, Musician, Artist and Story Teller
Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and story-teller, Ed Peekeekoot is a skilled and seasoned performer. He has a timeless kind of cool that appeals to audiences of all ages.
Ed’s performances go from blazing guitar work to foot stomping fiddle and haunting Native flute – all sprinkled with his Cree humor and philosophy. He takes people on a wildly varied musical journey from country folk to a touch of classical and jazz.
Ed plays original instrumentals and songs and country/folk gems that he has gathered and polished over the years
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Hire Ed Peekeekoot for Concerts, Festivals, Conferences, Retreats & Wellness Gatherings, Dances, Corporate Events, School Performances & Workshops and Private PartiesTestimonials
- “ED was a HIT! Here”. Rhoda Merkel, Skookum Jim Folklore Festival, Whitehorse (Feb. 2010)
- “Ed Peekeekoot’s quick wit and even faster fingers had the audience on its feet by the end of his concert”. Robin Poon, Reviewer (Nov. 2009)
- "Ed Peekeekoot was absolutely the star of our show. His stunning talent as a multi-instrumentalist, his easy and infectious humour and demeanor and his skills as a teacher in his carving workshops combined to make him a key component in our success. Ed's CDs sold out and people are asking where to get more!" Lionel Conant, Artistic Director, Cottonwood Festival, Fort St. James, BC (July 2009)
- “one of the most popular acts this year” Robert McCourty, Artistic Director, Islands Folk Festival, 2008
- “I play over 1400 artists on NativeRadio.com [Taos, NM] and I must tell you that your music is truly some of the best I've heard. Every time I take the control board I almost always play your music. It is so excellent and so varied, that I inevitably find several slots to fit you in. Quite amazing really!” Patrick Doyle, CEO
- “You definitely captured and expressed the sounds of nature such as the wild animals and the howling wind through your musical interpretations. I find it difficult to illustrate the relationship of music to nature. I have studied music in Europe and Japan, but never have I experienced such music as your performance.” Ilsa Greenwold, Instructor, Juliard School of Music