Member Profile

Arthur McGregor

Organized 1st coffee house in Sarnia in 1969
Founded Rooster's Coffee House in Carleton University in 1974
Founded The Ottawa Folklore Centre in 1976. It closed in 2015.
Recipient of Unsung Hero Award (CFMA), The Estelle Klein Award (FMO), Helen Verger Award (Ottawa Folk Festival)
Record and tour with Wendy Moore as The Celtic Rathskallions and Moore & McGregor.
Founding sponsor of Ottawa Folk Festival.
Founding Director of Spirit of Rasputins, World Folk Music Ottawa, Canadian Folk Music Awards.
Former director of FMO.