Lorne is a passionate music lover and song writer as well as being a great singer and entertainer. He has inspired many musicians through the years. Lorne has been involved with the "Riverton Hootenanny" for more than 25 years.
Gerri Finnson This recording is a collection of Gerri's favorite songs.
Gerri began singing at a very young age. She entertained for many weddings, concerts, and special events. Gerri is known for her pure, rich voice and perfect pitch.
Through the years, Gerri would frequently come on stage to sing with "Johnny and his Musical Mates" and performed for the "Riverton Hootenanny".
Presently, she is still singing with a vocal group.
Gerri Finnson is the sister of Harold Bjornson, guitar player for the "Musical Mates".
When this musician performs, his experience shines through. He captures the audience with his pure, rich voice and professional stage presence. This Riverton Icelander is truly talented and a regular performer for the "Riverton Hootenanny".
''The Sigurdson Sisters''
Brenda began performing for the "Riverton Hootenanny" as a young girl.
It wasn't long before her sister Lana was inspired and joined Brenda on stage with her perfect blend of harmony.
These girls have execeptional talent. Brenda will often accompany on guitar. They can sing old time country as well as modern country music. The "Sigurdson Sisters" often entertain for special occasions.
They are the grandaughters of Daisy Jonasson, a well known pianist who has a legacy of great musical ability and distinction. Daisy also played with "Johnny and his Musical Mates".
''Fine Country Kids''
This singing trio pictured performing at the "30th Hootenanny Anniversary".
They are third generation to "Johnny and his Musical Mates".
When these talented individuals step on stage, they are completely composed and professional. This brother, sister and cousin trio have the perfect blend of voices.
''The Musical Pals''
"Musical Pals", third generation to "Johnny and his Musical Mates" have performed for the "Riverton Hootenanny".
''The Musical Gals'' at the Manitoba Legislative Building
The "Musical Gals" are the third generation to "Johnny and his Musical Mates". They performed for the President of Iceland, singing Icelandic and English at the last "Riverton Hootenanny".