Von Bieker Press Kit

“Von Bieker is one of those extraordinary artists who just does not come along every day. His songwriting is world-class, and his live performance engages the audience immediately”

– Kennedy Jensen, Executive director, Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta


Von Bio

Von Bieker plays bowtie rock and folk to haunt your heart. 

His songs juxtapose hope with despair. Past with present. Love with fear. Faith with doubt. Gentle folk crooning with a raw and honest howl. 

In Von Bieker’s soundscape, the earnest retro charm of a bowtie meets the world-worn grit of rock and roll. Retro guitar twang channels resonant writing through a voice often pushed until it cracks into free-fall falsetto. 

Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Von Bieker draws on influences ranging from Canada’s Bahamas, Bruce Cockburn and Leonard Cohen to Glen Hansard, Hiss Golden Messenger, Sufjan Stevens and Radiohead. 

His live three-piece band – the Small Tones – features Mark Scholtz on drums and Tim LaRiviere on bass.

Latest Releases

Haunted

Trying To Be Free

Studio Photos

Performance Photos

Video

Press and Praise

“We got stuck singing this song long after it’s over. The minute we heard Bieker’s voice we fall in love with it and we couldn’t get it out of our heads! He has one of the best and most charming voices we’ve ever heard..” 

Cheers To The Vikings

“… a gem of pop songwriting”

Rachel Cholst, Adobe and Teardrops

“These songs have held my heart together in difficult times”

Tania Runyan, poet and author of “What Will Soon Take Place”

“Von Bieker is one of those extraordinary artists who just does not come along every day. His songwriting is world-class, and his live performance engages the audience immediately”

– Kennedy Jensen, Executive director, Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta