Ian Reid


Ian Howard Reid is the son of an artist’s son and a salesman’s daughter. His sensitivity and gift of the gab make his performances indelible.

Since returning from years of overseas teaching in 2008, Ian has made over 1,000 public appearances, earning much respect from his musical peers and fans alike.

“Folk music’s charmingly talented boy next door” – Hillside Festival Announcer, Jen Rafter

“He is so completely, unapologetically himself on stage. On top of that, he writes good tunes!” – Andrew Craig, Host of CBC’s ‘Canada Live’

“Paul McCartney meets Levon Helm meets Sesame Street.” – Storyteller Brad Woods

“Good music for people who like good music.” – Ella, age 2


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Genre: Folk