Janet Bates & The Instruments of Change

Janet Bates & The Instruments of Change


Changing the World A Song At A Time - Tightly woven blend of harmonies and instrumentation based in Celtic, folk, Janet is a gifted, prolific and passionate songwriter and activist. Janet's songs are deeply moving in their portrayal of the personal and political.


The voice of Canadian native Janet Bates has been compared to Joan Baez and Judy Collins, uniquely and deeply moving, engaging and captivating. Janet's music is a tightly woven blend of harmonies and isntrumentation based in Celtic, folk and Bluegrass with powerful, passionate and emotional lyrics reminiscent of the '60's. Janet's songs of struggle, injustice, hope and love and brilliant vocals deeply resonate with her audience.


Another Child, August 2006

The Colours Will Come Back, June 2005

A Time Has Come, September 2004