Joshua Gillingham is a Canadian folk singer and songwriter from Nanaimo, BC. His all-acoustic sound features East-coast flavours, bluegrass riffs, and original folk melodies. Since releasing his debut EP in 2010 he continues to write and perform in Western Canada. In 2014 he began exploring his musical and genealogical heritage through Celtic and maritime music with a collaborative project: The Ugly Mugs. He continues to write and perform with The Ugly Mugs across Western Canada.