Also, congratulations to our guitarist Phil Schappert on the release of his new solo album of finger-style guitar original compositions, "One Size Does Not Fit All"! This is a wonderful collection and we are very proud of him. Check it out at BandCamp, and check out Phil's website.

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

The second album Sociable Butterflies is now available. Related concert tour dates coming. Click here for early bird orders.

Feb. 1, 2019, 9:15pm-10pm: Papilio plays at the Halifax Celtic Music Festival.

March 30, 2019, 8:00pm (beginners' tutorials start 7:30pm):  Papilio is the house band for Halifax Contra Dances at All Nations' Church, 2535 Robie St., Halifax NS.

Selected Recent:

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:

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

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

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


Not many recording studios feature a backyard trampoline...