Bardic Form is an award-winning acoustic progressive flamenco metal group from Edmonton, Alberta, who blend traditional acoustic folk, Latin, melodic metal, and classical music into a high energy and unparalleled performance. From outdoor festivals to living rooms, concert halls to coffee houses, they are a rare gem performing something truly different and unforgettable that has left audiences speechless and on their feet.
“David Jay The Spaniard” is a self-taught, virtuosic, instrumental guitarist based in Edmonton, AB. Jay has combined his love for metal, classical, flamenco, and avant-garde folk to create beautiful hybrid pieces for fans to adore. Perfecting his use of a live looping pedal, Jay recreates tense and beautiful soundscapes as a one-man self-described “guitar orchestra.” Being dubbed “The Fastest Guitar Player in Alberta” by Stephan Boissonneault (founder of DAZE magazine), David Jay’s live performance will both shock and amaze.
Jay has toured Western Canada and has played at various festivals including the mainstages of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Astral Harvest, Taste of Edmonton, Edmonton International Fringe Festival, K Days, the Canadian Rodeo Finals, and others.
His debut EP "The Spaniard" has been awarded with the "Best World Music Recording of the Year” and the “Best Instrumental Recording of the Year” at the 2019 Edmonton Music Awards. As well as the best “Instrumental EP of the Year” at the 2020 Independent Music Awards based in New York City.