From the moment audiences heard the Winnipeg native's iconic rendition of "Leaving on a Jet Plane", there was no doubting Chantal Kreviazuk's star power. The JUNO Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter is back. She’s acted in films, dedicated herself to War Child, and in 2014, was made a member of the Order of Canada.
19-year-old twins Alanna and Brianne Finn-Morris have been singing together for most of their lives.Their lyrics deliver sharp social commentary, backed by arrangements that range from orchestrated balladry to roots-rock. Their intertwined voices sparkle, singing songs that suggest an old soul that dwells behind Fionn's fresh faces.
Kimmortal is a queer flipinx artist based on unceded Coast Salish Territories. They recently released their second album, played Winnipeg Pride, JunoFest 2018, and SXSW 2018. Kim has opened for Shad, Saul Williams, and Ruby Ibarra. Coined by CBC Arts as not just excelling as a multi-disciplinary artist, Kim also creates a universe
Ashleigh Ball is a celebrated Canadian musician and voice actor. Best known as the magnetic front woman for Canadian indie pop band Hey Ocean, she is proud to release her first solo EP, Gold in You. The EP demonstrates the full range of Ball's vocal abilities both through gripping emotional ballads and electronic and R&B inspired tracks.
OLD SOUL REBEL
B.C. based duo, Old Soul Rebel is comprised of core members Chelsea Johnson (vocals/electric guitar) and Lola Whyte (vocals/electric banjo) who put a new shine on rock-n-roll. With a repertoire inspired by their respective First Nations and African American upbringings, Old Soul Rebel's music vividly recites the honest experiences of human life.
With Missy D as femcee and Sejal on violin and vocals, Laydy Jams' music is impacted by their diverse cultural backgrounds. Writing their life experiences into music, they provide comfort and radical joy for other people of colour and marginalized communities. They bring the sound of their lives through roots of R&B, hip-hop, soul, jazz, and funk.