Performing Artists

Artist: Blake Halladay

Bio:

An aspiring singer/songwriter Blake Halladay brings an original mix of real life and death experience and off the wall humour.

Hailing from the Niagara Region Blake is performing steadily with an anywhere anytime attitude. A camp fire specialist at heart, Blake also performs in support of Charitable Events and in special cases Funerals and support groups. He is an advocate for Mental Health issues seeking to promote awareness and support through music.

www.blakehalladay.com

Artist: Peter Solmes

Bio:

Born and raised in Toronto, Peter is naturally a Canadian singer/songwriter who writes and performs song about the places, history, traditions and life in general that he has observed and experienced.

In 2012 he released a video from his Canadian Tales CD called Hockey and Beer about a definite Canadian tradition. Peter also wrote songs about two other Canadian traditions on a Saturday night with tribute songs about Don Messer and Tommy Hunter [“Tommy and Me”].

So enjoy Peters musical landscapes of his Canadian home and portraits of the people and lyrical vistas of history and traditional pastimes.

Artist: Sarah Burton

Sarah Burton
Bio:

Born in Ottawa, Sarah calls Toronto home. Her career has seen her play NXNE, Canadian Music Week, Winterfolk, We Are Many Festival, Brandon Folk Festival, North Country Fair, and BC's Music on the Mountain, in addition to many live music venues across Canada and the US.

She's enjoyed radio play across North America, and rave reviews from taste-makers near and far! Miss Burton is not only adept with a guitar, but can tickle the ivories like she tickles your heart.

website: sarahburton.ca

Artist: Daylight for Deadeyes

Daylight for Deadeyes
Bio:

Daylight for Deadeyes was formed in 2003, and has evolved into a force with strong songs, strong musicianship, and a fine tuned attack of the senses at every live shows featuring core members Chris Gormley (drums and lead vocals), Matt Gormley (guitar and vocals), and Andy Neill (bass).

Always writing and re-writing, and always developing their own sound, a sound aimed at moving people to feel good, touching the hearts and souls of everyone who hears their honest music, Daylight for Deadeyes keeps pushing to reach more listeners.

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Artist: Carlo Coppola

Bio:

By the age of seven Coppola was learning to play the piano, and later took up the trumpet and guitar. By age 18, Coppola was performing with various bands and had begun touring across Canada. Through the years Coppola developed a distinct lyrical ability to ingeniously incorporate intelligent pop, melodic rock and heartwarming ballads into musical masterpieces which he would sing in three languages English, Italian and Spanish.

Making waves internationally and also with a Juno nomination, Top Choice, Canadian Urban Music and Next Generation award in recognition of his past efforts, Coppola’s future shines ever so brightly as he continues to break boundaries with his music.

www.carlocoppola.com

Artist: Nancy Diaz

Nancy Diaz
Bio:

Nancy Diaz (Ciutat) was born in Toronto, Canada from first generation parents of Chilean and Spanish descent. As a child she enjoyed music as it allowed her to express her creativity. Nancy was involved in music, modelling and dance while growing up.

Throughout the years Nancy has been collaborating with various producers and talent all the while learning the “tricks-of-the-trade” in the industry. Nancy's tracks represent the latest in high energy dance. Her tracks have created a buzz across the U.S and Canada and holding song of the month at radio stations.


Stay Tuned as she rocks the industry!

www.NancyDiaz.ca

Artist: Eclectic Revival

Eclectic Revival
Bio:

With their ability to re-create and re-energize a well-known song, Eclectic Revival pays homage to the bands that have inspired them in a creative way, while defining themselves as the Next Generation in Live Performance where they make each and every show a high energy, entertaining, and comical experience. The band comprises of Chris Kerba, Nick Brodie, Kevin Buchan, Chris Reed, Rachel Kelly and Matt James.


Having opened for "The Mudmen" in September of 2012, Eclectic Revival has opened doors to fantastic opportunities, including playing at the 100th Year Celebration of the Grey Cup in Toronto at The Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Several songs off their CD's, "One More Round" and "Last Call", have been featured on the P-Cubed Radio Show on 93.3 CFMU in Hamilton and TheHazeFM in Mississauga. Their CD's are for sale through either the band members, or at Dr. Disc in Hamilton.

www.eclecticrevival.ca

Artist: Andy Griffiths

Bio:

A passionate folk/rock singer/songwriter Andy writes from gut feelings and personal experiences. He sings lead and tends to play a rhythmic/percussive style on acoustic guitar mostly, occasionally switching to electric guitar. Melodies and vocal harmony are prevalent throughout his tunes. He has been thoroughly enjoying playing live shows over the past 22 years, or so. And is enjoying a busy schedule currently playing venues and events of all shapes and sizes.

Andy Griffiths' first solo CD, release ‘Looking At A Life’ is a folky-pop-rock album with an honest take on a life well lived and is set to release CD number 2 ‘MIND ON OTHER THINGS'. You will find a selection of tunes ranging from East Coast folk flavour to rocking folky power pop. Once again, boasting a selection of some of the top, world class musicians from in and around the GTA.

www.andygriffiths.ca

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