The Helmsmen

East-Coast Inspired Indie Folk


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The Helmsmen are a vocal based folk-rock group inspired by the musical culture of Canada’s east coast based in Southwest Ontario.

Influenced by artists such as Great Big Sea and Mumford and Sons our music features warming four-part vocal harmonies and lively rhythms.



Trumpet/Vocals:  Tim Zekveld
Keyboards/Vocals:  Brian Hall
Guitar/Vocals: Grant Gimpel
Bass/Vocals: Nick Fernandez
Drums: Ryan Whitney