CD RELEASE CONCERT: Chris Ronald Trio + guests at Rogue Folk Club, June 2nd

May 26th sees the release of Chris’ fourth album, Fragments, on renowned Canadian folk label Borealis Records. The record features some of the city’s best talent including acclaimed musicians John Ellis and Mike Sanyshyn, who join to make the Chris Ronald Trio. And a number of guest singers will make cameo appearances for this special hometown CD release party at the Rogue Folk Club on June 2nd. Tickets are now available online at and at select record and music shops including Highlife Records, Tapestry Music, Red Cat Records, and Rufus Guitars.

Chris to feature at Edmonton Winterfest, Sat 18 Feb

As he puts the finishing touches on his new album to be released on Borealis Records in the spring, Chris will be coming out of hiding to perform Winterfest at Edmonton’s Uptown Folk Club. Uptown Folk Club has a reputation for attracting some of the best songwriters in North America, and Chris is delighted to have been selected for the 2017 line up. He will start his feature performance shortly after 5:30 on the Saturday and will also be taking part in the ‘Songwriters in the Round’ workshop earlier that afternoon as well as the evening finale. Info and tickets at

Chris & John live on air

While on tour in UK, we dropped by Phoenix FM for a live session. Click here to hear us in action. Thanks Michelle Ward for a great interview.


Euro tour

Here’s where you can find me in Europe:

Sep 30, 8:00 – Cafe Peter en Leni, Steendam, NL (trio)
Oct 01, 8:00 – Podium Pingjum, Pingjum, NL (trio)
Oct 02, 3:00 – Hotel La Sonnerie, Son en Breugel, NL (trio)
Oct 04, 8:30 – Blue Room Sessions, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL (trio)
Oct 06, 8:00 – Grand Cafe De Waker, Maassluis, NL (trio)
Oct 07, 8:00 – Kulturscheune, Schupbach, DE (trio)
Oct 08, 8:00 – Alte Kelter, Kirchheim am Neckar, DE (trio)
Oct 09, 5:00 – Taverne De Waag, Haarlem, NL (trio)
Oct 12, 7:30 – St. Mary’s Church, Burton-on-Trent, UK (duo)
Oct 13, 8:00 – Loughton Folk Club, Loughton, UK (duo)
Oct 14, 8:30 – The Red Lion, Isleworth, UK (duo)

There’s more info on the Shows page, and there’s a Facebook event here if you’d like to share.

Borealis signing

borealis logoThe new album is written, recording is underway, and I’ve just been signed to Toronto folk label Borealis Records. The new album is scheduled for release early 2017. Exclusively at live shows and via the *New Album Preorder* page, you can preorder a copy and thus help fund the project. In exchange, you’ll get a CD in the mail as soon as I receive the first batch, get it signed by all the musicians, and write you a personal thank you note. Also, you’ll be sent a link to download the album way in advance of its official release. Thanks for your support. 2017 is going to be a big year!