The Small Glories Cara Luft and JD Edwards sit next to one another for pose

The Small Glories

“Some things just work together: the Lennon and McCartney syndrome – and to witness a performance by The Small Glories is a rare opportunity to experience that indefinable quality that creates perfection...” — David Allen, Americana UK

Roots duo The Small Glories is a powerhouse musical partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies. Thrown together by accident, the musical bond formed by veteran folk singers Cara Luft and JD Edwards is almost enough to make you believe in fate. 

Delivering songs of love, loss and the natural environment with soaring, interwoven vocals and the traditional instrumentation of stomping clawhammer banjo, guitar and harmonica, The Small Glories have a way of making time disappear, rooms shrink, and the audience feel like they’re on stage with the band. 

As good as the music is, a Small Glories performance is also about what happens in-between the songs – as the non-stop banter between Luft and Edwards winds its way between slapstick, storytelling, and sermon that is as engrossing as the songs themselves. Come prepared to laugh, dance, cry, or get caught up in a good ol’ fashioned sing-along.

Funds provided by the Merle and Peter Mullin Endowment.

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