Jen, John, Anthony, and Phil at Stonehouse Sound, Mahone Bay NS

Very happy to have Allie Bennett as our guest bassist on the second album.

Making a music video with Katy Hopkins of Analog Songs ​of Stan Roger's "The Giant"

Finishing the last of the tracking for the second album,
​Jan. 2018 - a set of polskas with guest pianist Alistair Maksym

Not many recording studios feature a backyard trampoline...


Sun. July 23, 2023, 2pm-3pm, Dartmouth Waterfront Park: Papilio plays a concert for the Dartmouth Sunshine Series. Free admission.

Tues. Aug. 1, 2023, 6:30pm-8pm, Halifax Public Gardens: Papilio plays a concert for the Cultural Concerts Series staged by the Friends of the Halifax Public Gardens. Free admission.

Selected Recent:

Apr. 21, 2023, 6:05pm-6:50pm, Halifax Forum: Papilio plays for the Halifax Celtic Cultural Festival.

​May 13, 2023, 7:30pm: Papilio plays for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nation's Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax

Jan.4, 2023, 7:00pm: Papilio plays for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nation's Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax

Dec. 3, 2022, 7:00pm: Papilio plays for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nation's Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax
Oct. 18, 2022, 7:00pm: Papilio at Osprey Arts Centre, Shelburne, NS
Oct. 13, 2021: The online release of our concert for Celtic Colours, recorded in the beautiful chapel at Fortress Lousibourg, Cape Breton. More info here on the Celtic Colours website.
Nov. 4-7, 2021: Concert for Nova Scotia Music Week, Truro NS. More information on the Music Nova Scotia website.
Sat. July 10, 4pm: Lawn Chair Festival, Shelburne NS

Sat. Jan. 30, 2021, 6pm: Online concert presentation for the Halifax Celtic Festival

Sat. Nov. 7, 2020 2:00pm: Pre-recorded Cookie Concert premier for Musique Royale. Can be viewed online on the Musique Royale Facebook or Youtube channels.

Feb. 1, 2020, 2:30pm-3:30pm: Papilio played at the Halifax Celtic Festival at the Halifax Forum. 

Aug. 18, 7:30pm: Full concert at the West Dublin Hall, Lunenburg County, NS with Jude Pelley, for Seaside Folk.
Aug. 19, 2018, 2pm-5pm: Papilio in concert with Rose Nadira, Halifax Public Gardens. Part of the Public Gardens Summer Concert Series.

June 2, 2018, 6pm: Higgins School of Highland Dance fundraiser, St. John-Evangelist Anglican Church, Sackville NSNov. 4, 2017, 2pm: Papilio gave a Cookie Concert at the Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince St., Lunenburg NS. Families welcome.
Apr. 25-27, 2018: Ceilis for Atlantic Festival of Bands.
Mar. 24, 2018, 2pm: Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.
​Jan. 27, Mar. 10,, and April 21, 2018, all 8pm: House band for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nations Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax NS.
Oct. 7, 2017, between 6pm-11pm: Lunenburg Oktoberfest on behalf of the Boxwood Festival.
Sept. 30, 2017, 7:00pm: Full concert at Knox United Church, Lower Sackville NS.

Sept. 16, 2017, 8:30pm: Papilio played at the Halifax Celtic Festival.

March 18, 2017, 8pm-10:30pm: House band for Halifax Contra Dances. All Nations Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax NS
April 28, 2017, 7pm: House band for AFB Kitchen Party​ at Murphy's on the Water, Halifax.

Nov. 5, 2016, 6:30pm at The Nook & Cranny, Truro NS: Papilio showcased at Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week in Truro NS.

Oct. 8, 2016: Oktoberfest in Lunenburg, NS: