Top Artists of the first 10 years

Looking back on the first 10 years of the show, we’ve compiled some totally unscientific and rather unreliable statistics. As best we can figure, these are the most played artists in the show’s 10 year history!

Once upon a time, we were friends…

Much to my chagrin, hanging in at number one is an artist who hates my guts, and who thinks that I’m one of the nastiest people he’s ever met! Let’s just say we’ll be playing a lot of David Francey and Nathan in the next little while…

These are the artists that have been played 10 times or more:

Artist Plays
Fred Eaglesmith 158
David Francey 132
Nathan 130
Leeroy Stagger 120
Jim Bryson 119
The Wailin Jennys 115
Willie P Bennet 112
JP Hoe 109
Steve Earle 109
NQ Arbuckle 107
Scott Nolan 107
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings 106
Lyle Lovett 100
Skydiggers 98
Mike Plume 97
Paul Kelly 92
Kathleen Edwards 90
Townes Van Zandt 89
Guy Clark 88
Johnny Cash 79
Romi Mayes 79
Geoff Berner 77
Stephen Fearing 77
Danny Michel 76
Josh Ritter 76
Reid Jameison 72
Greg Macpherson 70
Del Barber 68
Eliza Gilkyson 68
Mary Gauthier 68
John Prine 66
Neko Case 65
Luke Doucet 64
Oh Susanna 64
The Weakerthans 64
Ryan Adams 63
Matt Mays 61
Christina Martin 60
Elliott BROOD 60
Martyn Joseph 60
Michael Johnston 60
Rheostatics 60
Sarah Harmer 59
Lucinda Williams 55
Ox 55
Shannon Lyon 55
Dustin Bentall 53
Slaid Cleaves 52
Emmylou Harris 51
The Damnwells 51
Colin Linden 50
Jimmy Lafave 50
Lynn Miles 50
Matthew Ryan 50
Easily Amused / Keith & Renee 49
Gilian Welch 49
Jesse DeNatale 48
Rodney Crowell 48
Serena Ryder 48
John Hiatt 47
The Lowest of the Low 47
Tom Waits 47
Brock Zeman 46
Chuck Prophet 46
Hayes Carll 46
Greg Brown 45
Harry Manx 45
Ron Sexsmith 45
Bob Schneider 44
Gurf Morlix 44
John Wort Hannam 44
Justin Rutledge 43
Matt Epp 43
Carolyn Mark 42
James McMurtry 42
Jill Barber 41
Ridley Bent 41
Steve Forbert 40
Jory Nash 39
Old Man Leudecke 38
Paul MacLeod 38
Robert Earl Keen 37
Sunparlour Players 37
Todd Snider 37
Bruce Springsteen 36
Catherine MacLellan 36
Alejandro Escovedo 35
Bob Snider 35
Kris Demeanor 35
Nick Lowe 35
Patty Griffin 35
Blaze Foley 34
Buddy Miller 34
Elvis Costello 34
Melissa McClelland 33
Tannis Slimmon 33
Brandi Carlile 32
Kasey Chambers 32
Das Macht Show / Dust Poets 31
Drive-By Truckers 31
Stan Rogers 31
The Jayhawks 31
Calexico 30
The Be Good Tanyas 30
Blue Rodeo 28
Jon Dee Graham 28
Kate Maki 28
Chris Neufeld 27
D Rangers 27
Dan Frechette 27
Matthew Barber 27
The Blue Shadows 27
Martin Sexton 26
Robbie Fulks 25
Shannon McNally 25
Vance Gilbert 25
Joel Kroeker 24
Justin Townes Earle 24
Steven Bowers 24
Tom Wilson/Lee Harvey Osmond 24
Jason Collett 23
Jason Plumb 23
John Bottomley 23
Monica Schroeder 23
Neil Young 23
Shawn Colvin 23
Son Volt 23
The Duhks 23
Wilco 23
Carolyn Mark & NQ Arbuckle 22
Darren Day 22
Jesse Winchester 22
Kim Richey 22
Matt Andersen 22
Radiogram 22
Amelia Curran 21
Barney Bentall 21
Bob Dylan 21
Bruce Cockburn 21
Great Lake Swimmers 21
Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, and Fats Kaplan 21
Loudon Wainwright III 21
Madison Violet 21
Rose Cousins 21
Spirit of the West 21
Todd Hunter 21
Bobby Bare Jr 20
Cuff the Duke 20
Dala 20
Fish & Bird 20
Merle Haggard 20
Paul Thorn 20
Richard Shindell 20
Swank 20
The Brothers Cosmoline 20
The Wooden Sky 20
Whiskeytown 20
Wyckham Porteous 20
Andy Sheppard 19
Cat Jahnke 19
Clem Snide 19
Dave Lang 19
James Keelaghan 19
Jenny Whiteley 19
John Gorka 19
The Warped 45s 19
Chris Knight 18
Dan Mangan 18
Iris Dement 18
Lindy 18
Teddy Thompson 18
The Cash Brothers 18
Bill Bourne 17
Corb Lund 17
Hank Williams 17
Jess Klein 17
Jim White 17
Lisa Winn 17
Po’ Girl 17
Radney Foster 17
Ray Bonneville 17
Rory McLeod 17
The Guthries 17
The Sadies 17
Cara Luft 16
Chris Brown & Kate Fenner 16
Joe Ely 16
Peter Katz 16
Ray Lamontagne 16
Rod Picott 16
The Band 16
The Ladybird Sideshow 16
Alana Levandoski 15
Allison Moorer 15
Chris Carmichael 15
Colin Hay 15
Gram Parsons 15
Iain Matthews 15
Jackie Greene 15
Jeremy Messersmith 15
Ken Whiteley 15
Kieran Kane 15
Kim Barlow 15
Peter Case 15
Richard Thompson 15
Royal Wood 15
The Bills/Bill Hilly Band 15
Easton Stagger Phillips 14
Eilen Jewell 14
Jack Marks 14
Joshua Cockerill / Animal Parts 14
Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson 14
Nels Andrews 14
Peter Mulvey 14
T Nile 14
The Deep Dark Woods 14
The Other Brothers 14
The Rocky Fortune/Sons of Daughters 14
Andy Stochansky 13
Corin Raymond 13
Dan Bern 13
Hoots & Hellmouth 13
Jeffrey Foucault 13
Johnsmith 13
Josh Rouse 13
Keri Latimer/McTighe 13
Luther Wright & the Wrongs 13
Nathan Wiley 13
Shuyler Jansen 13
The Tallest Man on Earth 13
Buddy & Julie Miller 12
Crooked Still 12
Danny Schmidt 12
Dave Alvin 12
David Gray 12
Feist 12
Jack Johnson 12
Jim Byrnes 12
Julie Miller 12
Kris Kristofferson 12
Liam Titcomb 12
Lori McKenna 12
The Corn Sisters 12
The Western States 12
Uncle Tupelo 12
Billy Bragg & Wilco 11
Camper Van Beethoven 11
Iron & Wine 11
James Murdoch 11
Jesse Malin 11
Kings of the Moon 11
Paper Moon 11
Ruth Moody 11
Solomon Burke 11
The Co-Dependents 11
Twilight Hotel 11
Two Hours Traffic 11
Will Kimbrough 11
Band of Horses 10
Brian MacMillan 10
Chris Whitley 10
Dar Williams 10
David Myles 10
David Wilcox (U.S.) 10
Deer Tick 10
Glen Campbell 10
Joe Purdy 10
John K Samson 10
Karen Savoca 10
Martha Wainwright 10
Nicky Mehta 10
Redgy Blackout 10
Ron Hawkins 10
Sarah Borges 10
Scarlett, Washington & Whiteley 10
The Handsome Family 10
The Kelele Brothers 10
Whitehorse 10

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