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Musicians for Hire

Nico Henderson
Nico Henderson, singer-songwriter

Creative Infusion is an artist booking agency. We provide exceptional Canadian musicians for fairs, festivals, soft-seat venues, house concerts and bar gigs. We represent musicians well by providing fresh ideas and strong project management skills.

Here’s our gig list.

Call or text 905.985.1335 to book.

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Richard Henderson

Richard Henderson on acoustic lap steel
Richard Henderson on acoustic lap steel

Over the past few years, there has been a dramatic resurgence in roots music and many musicians have taken up the acoustic lap steel guitar. There are, however, remarkably few solo lap steel guitarists. Richard Henderson is one of those few. His  characteristic edgy style is based on the traditions of the blues, country and rock ’n’ roll. And the results are compelling: Richard was named Instrumentalist of the Year by the Durham Region Music Society and First Runner Up in The Toronto Blues Society’s Talent Search. Richard performs about 100 shows a year including multiple appearances at the Tim Horton’s Southside Shuffle, Mariposa Folk Festival, the Trius Blues Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Orangeville Blues Festival, The Lighthouse Blues Festival in Kincardine, The Durham West Blues Fest, the Port Perry and Peterborough Craft Beer Festivals, the Scarborough, Toronto, Brampton, Pickering and Port Perry Ribfests, and Winterfolk in Toronto, to name just a few.  Maverick, the UK’s leading independent roots music magazine, selected one of Richard’s original songs for a covermount CD on one of its magazine issues.

 Richard’s distinctive use of the lap steel guitar, while evocative of roots and folk traditions, is transformational: leading to a vibrant reconstruction of roots music.

visit Richard’s website here

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Nico Henderson

Nico Henderson
Nico Henderson

A 24-year-old singer-songwriter based in Toronto. Nico’s original and cover music is thought of as “acoustic alt-pop”. She puts a twist on any music that inspires her to sing, whether it’s rock, new wave, doo-wop, rock n’ roll, folk, or contemporary pop hits. She’s been influenced by musicians/bands including but not limited to: Placebo, Meiko, Kings of Leon, the Cure, the Beatles, Cracker, and the Silversun Pickups. Nico plays the Toronto bar scene, festivals and is a licensed TTC Busker. Listen to four recently recorded songs on the main page of her website. 

See a live performance – check our event listing here

 Link to Nico’s website

Watch a video on the Creative Infusion channel

Check out recordings on ReverbNation


We represent a roster of talented Canadian musicians. Gigs are listed in our Events pages.

Find out more about each group here:

Nico Henderson

Nico Henderson
Nico Henderson

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