Raised in a rodeo family on the Canadian prairies, few artists capture the spirit of country music like award winning singer/songwriter Kendra Kay. In a few short years, she became a 2 x MCMA Female Artist of the Year, earned a Top 10 spot in the National CBC Searchlight Competition and joined the roster of Sakamoto Agency.
Putting grit, determination and ‘powerhouse vocals’ (Top Country News) into her music, she has amassed a million + global streams, spent 17 weeks in the Top 100 Canada Country Airplay Chart
and secured synchronization in the USA with her latest single ‘Steady’. Her recent EP More to Me, was co-produced by country star Terri Clark, Juno Award winner Jeff Jones, and CCMA Producer of the Year Murray Pulver.
Armed with her 5-piece band, she has made fans across Canada with major performances including the CFL Banjo Bowl Halftime Show at Investor’s Group Stadium, joining Tim Hicks on his ‘Get Loud’ tour and playing at Canadian Finals Rodeo. Driven by a passion to entertain her fans and perform great country music, she has played Dauphin’s CountryFest Mainstage, Canadian Finals Rodeo, Canadian Music Week, Sunfest Country Music Festival, and opened for James Barker Band, Gord Bamford, Jess Moskaluke, Charlie Major and Aaron Prichett.
International lead vocal & multi-instrumental sensation Jordan John is a more powerful, polished and accomplished musician than many players twice his age. Adept on drums, keyboards, guitar and bass, he is a uniquely diverse & refined sonic embodiment of sheer talent & pure artistry.
Be it performing in front of 20,000 + as a lead singing, guitar wielding frontman opening for The Queen of Soul, Miss Aretha Franklin (at her personal request), jamming at age 16 on drums with the artist formally known as Prince, singing the American National anthem at the 2011
Garnering praise from the who’s who of the music industry such as world renown producer David Foster, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Bob Ezrin, Steve Jordan, Keith Richards, Robbie Robertson, you may begin to register the proper amount of astonishment his musicality can command.
In addition to his work as a frontman in North America as well as overseas in Europe & Asia, Jordan’s diverse multi-instrumental ability has allowed him to perform and record at the highest level on drums, guitar, bass & B3 Hammond organ for the following Canadian, American & U.K. artists…
Johnny Reid, Colin James, Jeff Healey, Burton Cummings, Wide Mouth Mason, Ronnie Spector, The Trailer Park Boys, Deborah Cox, Divine Brown, Lucky Peterson, Matt Schofield, Pinetop Perkins, Elise LeGrow to name but a few.
Bolstered by a world class band featuring legendary American Rock ’n Roll Hall of Fame bassist Prakash John & some of Canada’s brightest young, up & coming musicians, Jordan’s refreshing interpretation of soulful classics and original repertoire are sure to captivate and amaze both avid & casual fans of music well into the next decade and beyond!
The Tone Dogs
A bittersweet slice of gut-slammin’ Texas Rockin’ Blues with Twang! The Tonedogs will shuffle their way into your soul right from the opening chord. The band is dedicated to the authenticity of its sound. What makes them different is the clean vintage sound they grind out of gear that is older than most people who come out to see them.
The Tone Dogs are:
Alex Carter – Guitar,Vocals,Harmonica
Bob Milne – Bass Guitar,Vocals
Joe Nufrio – Drumkit
Get ready for a night of asphalt blues burners and good old Rock n Roll to
Divine Brown is a Canadian Juno Award winning R&B and Soul singer.
Brown is known for her 2005 Canadian radio hit “Old Skool Love”. The single and video whet the appetites of U.S. Soul music fans, and a Reggae remix version secured the attention of Riddim junkies in Jamaica fueling Divine to reach for something more. The single earned Brown a SOCAN No. 1 Song Award. Even without an album prior to 2005, she was invited to perform at various musical festivals around the world. Her debut album Divine Brown was an underground hit and was fairly successful in the
In 2009 Divine Brown took part in an interactive documentary series called City Sonic. The series, which featured 20 Toronto artists, had Divine perform at Toronto’s Rex Hotel. Earlier in 2009 Brown was a headliner at the Keeping the Dream Alive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr tribute concert.
In January 2011, Brown recorded a tribute to Dennis Brown, “Sitting & Watching”. Brown’s third album Something Fresh is set to be released in Fall 2013 under Universal Canada. After a three-year hiatus, Divine Brown marks her return to the spotlight with a collection of brand new music for her fans. Executive Produced by Divine and her manager Stephane Lecuyer, “Something Fresh” continues her commitment to the hearty soul music of yore with a bright, contemporary spin courtesy of noted songwriter/producers The Rezza Brothers of Toronto (Obie Trice, DMC, The Commodores). Divine offers that the new album possesses an “old school vibe with a new school twist” and as such, “Something Fresh” draws upon the blueprint of her first two hit albums displaying her retro sensibilities while fully representing today through its lyrical content, musical arrangements and hip-hop inspired production values to be a decidedly fresh contemporary Soul/R&B offering.First single “Gone” is set to release early summer. “Gone” produced and co-written by the Rezza Brothers. In 2016, Brown performed with Gowan as backup vocalist on a small string of shows in the Toronto area. In October 2016 Divine Brown announced on social media a brand new single is set to drop titled “Love Alibi” a collaboration with Universal Music Publishing & Songwriting duo 80 Empire. Release date November 1, 2016.