"In 2009, when SEARSON rocked the Folk-im-Schlosshof festival for
the first time, we were blown away by their energetic performance.
With a unique and sympathetic way of "living" their music, SEARSON
have won our audience’s hearts and in 2011 we invited the three
girls to come to Germany once again. Thank you folks for a fantastic
show – we have enjoyed every nuance of SEARSON."
~ Franz Koroknay, AD Folk-im-Schlosshof, Bonfeld, Germany 2011
"Thanks so much for kicking off our festival in such spectacular
fashion, and providing folks with a reason to dance and celebrate
the winter season. AND the dancing workshop got some closet
stepdancers out that are likely still practicing for the next time
you come to town. Your fantastic performances and warm personalities
set the stage for a wonderful week of music and comraderie that will
keep us going until next year!"
~ Sue Judge, AD Coldsnap Festival 2012, Prince George, BC
“Searson is an amazing live show, from their high energy,
foot-stomping, driving music to their extraordinary step dancing.
The audience was mesmerized! A pure joy to watch!”
Greg Ziesemer, Event Coordinator, RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts
"Although the audience was barely reserved with the first two groups
and showered the musicians with applause, it went off with the
Canadian group SEARSON. The spectators were carried away by the cool
rhythms, the roaring percussion, the funky....electric bass sounds.
Above all, Colleen Searson turned out to be a true devil's
violinist. She played her fiddle so that the bow threatened to
~ Diathelm Textoris, Lunen, Germany