Born in Toronto in 1946, Bob Bossin has spent 40 years writing and performing music and stories, including as the founder of the legendary Canadian folk group, Stringband. Called "funny, informative and inspiring at the same time" by Pete Seeger, Bossin has recorded a dozen albums, performed all over the world and added a number of songs to the Canadian folk canon. His essays and journalism have appeared in many major Canadian newspapers and magazines. He has also written several plays and poems. Concurrent with the release of Davy the Punk, Bossin will be touring a live one-man musical about his father. He lives on Gabriola Island B.C. with his son, Davy, and his partner, visual artist Sima Elizabeth Shefrin.