Ariel Posen (CAN)

The Canadian music scene is loaded with excellent young performers. The 34 year-old songwriter, guitarist and sanger Ariel Posen from Winnipeg is among the best. He grew up in a musical home and has played guitar since he was nine. For some years he played in the fine roots rock band The Bros. Landreth, who appeared at Tønder Festival in 2015 and 2018. File Ariel Posen’s music under roots rock, blues and americana; think of Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat and John Mayer. With his own songs and releases, Ariel Posen has established that he is a top-class singer, songwriter and performer. He is moreover an excellent guitarist, and his slide-guitar proficiency is recognised world-wide. Rolling Stone magazine called Ariel Posen “a modern-day guitar hero”, and Western Canadian Music Awards nominated him Breakout Artist of the Year in 2020 and 2021. He also won Rock Artist of the Year and Recording of the Year in 2022. Ariel Posen will appear with his trio. His only Danish festival in 2023.