"Fantastic players, with fantastic presence. Their spontaneous after-hours street performance at our 2012 festival was one of those magical festival moments, and has set a precedent for future festivals."
- Northern Lights Festival Boréal
- Frank Hennessy, BBC Radio Wales
“Cicada Ball absolutely flies from the first moment… Breathtakingly jaunty… a palpable love of the music”
“It’s the little idiosyncrasies that each member brings through their playing that define The Boxcar Boys’ raw sound.”
-Toronto Jazz Festival
"While each member of the band is a virtuoso in his or her own right, it is the groove, dedication to the tunes, group synergy… that sets them apart."
-Canadian Folk Music
"Reverent traditionalists [that] offer simple pleasures with excellent execution"
"21st-century eclectics, mixing Roma, roots and plain-old rambunctious whimsy... [The Boxcar Boys] are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.”