The Artists showing below were those from our 2019 Event!
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I MOTHER EARTH
Brian Byrne (former Lead Singer)
Brian Byrne is the former lead singer of multi platinum rock band I Mother Earth.
He is a dad, husband, philanthropist and serial entrepreneur. Currently he is the SVP of Talent Relations for FIX. A fan loyalty and rewards app. https://fixmusicapp.com/
THE SPOONS, A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS
The Spoons are releasing a brand new album in March of 2019 called “New Day New World"
With a string of smash hits - Nova Heart, Tell No Lies, Old Emotions, Romantic Traffic - the Spoons redefined the musical landscape in the '80s and captured the hearts of fans everywhere.
The Spoons have stayed active to this day, continuing to record new music and perform across the country. Gord Deppe, the band's lead singer and songwriter, recently published the autobiography SpoonFed, a #1 Best Seller on Amazon which will be available for sale at the Music Fan Expo! He has also been the guitar player with acclaimed A Flock Of Seagulls, known for their hit “I Ran”, who tour internationally to this day. Gord Deppe will also be selling copies of his book "Spoonfed: My Life with the Spoons" at the event.
THE SPOONS, A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS
Kim Mitchell Band
48 years experience as an active professional musician in all styles and situations. Lead and backing vocal specialist. Fretted and fretless electric bass. Moog Bass Pedals, Electric and acoustic guitar. Drums, Percussion. Production. Vocal Arrangements. Private/Group Coaching.
Michael Hanson is a 5-Time JUNO AWARD winner, GRAMMY Nominated founder, drummer, songwriter, and original member of iconic Capitol EMI Records band GLASS TIGER from 1985 to 1990.
Michael Hanson has garnered music awards from all corners of the globe, from Gold and Multi-Platinum Music Sales to advertising awards for his original music.
(Sponsored by Frameworth Music)
Stephen is a founding member of the Classic Rock Band "Teenage Head” which he and his high school mates Gord Lewis, Nick Stipanitz, and Frank Kerr formed in Hamilton, back in 1974. Since then they’ve received several Gold, and Platinum Albums. Warner Music Canada released a 20 song retrospective album in 2017, and will also reissue the bands first album simply titled “Teenage Head” on April 20, 2019, 40 years after it’s initial release. This summer, Felt Films will release a full length documentary movie about the band, so along with several live dates including a Western Tour, 2019 looks like a busy one!
Ongoing history of new music/Geeks&Beats
Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. His radio documentary series, In his nearly 40 years in the broadcasting and music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock and is also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like the long-running show, The Ongoing History of New Music.
Canada's foremost vintage rock authority, Woods has been at the center of conversation and context around music for decades, on the radio.
His acclaimed book, "Radio, Records & Rockstars is the bleeding edge of the audio book literary genre".
Born and raised in Toronto Ontario, David Boyd Janes is quickly making himself known among the country music community. His solo career into country music began only last September 2017 and already he has made some serious waves.
David traveled down to Nashville with his band and producer this past February 2018 to return with his debut 7 song EP “Thoughts Become Things” can now be found on Spotify / Apple music / Google Play and all other music platforms.
His first single “Summertime Feeling” broke the Top 100 on Canadian Country Radio in only its first 3 weeks of being released and is currently being played internationally on SiriusXM and on various stations across Canada.
Liberty Silver is a multiple "Juno" and "Grammy" (collaboration) award-winning recording artist. She was originally discovered on the US based TV show "Star Search" hosted by "Ed McMahon."
Liberty Silver is the first black woman to receive a Juno Award. Her "Grammy" award (collaboration) was in association with her performance on the single "Tears Are Not Enough", that raised funds for relief of the famine in Ethiopia. Collaborating alongside some of Canada’s most celebrated artists in the group called "Northern Lights", which included Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray, Joni Mitchell, Burton Cummings, Bryan Adams, Neil Young and others
For 20 years, Monty Greig has been singing and entertaining audiences all over Ontario. Once the lead singer for the popular 80’s-style Rock & Roll band “One Night Stand”, he served as the show opener for Canadian rockers “Trooper” and for 60’s legends “Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show”. Even though Rock & Roll was his first love, Monty was eager to dive into something new and challenging. While working in Las Vegas, the whole “rat pack" style of music and entertaining lured him in. Upon arriving home, he started his journey into jazz standards and has never looked back.
Matt Zaddy is the kind of songwriter you feel you have known your whole life. His Blend of Folk Rock / & Rhythm & Blues tells his own story of life, love, hardship, and redemption. His honest and personal lyrics make you feel like you were there for the journey.
Heather Christine is poised to make her mark on Canada’s music scene. Both soulful and captivating, she has worked professionally for over 15 years as a vocalist, actress, and dancer. Heather dazzles audiences across Canada with her vivacious stage presence, expressive voice and engaging personality.
Raina & The Wranglers
A mix between Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Nicks, Raina can go toe to toe with any one of them. A poignant singer-songwriter with catchy, uplifting melodies you will remember, heartfelt lyrics and a soulful voice, Raina has a fresh folk/Americana vibe infused with a splash of country, yet with a style uniquely her own.
Justin Bennett & Tristan Courchaine
Easy Rolling is not your usual guitar slinging duo. With their imaginative songwriting and obscure covers, mixed with an energetic stage show, they have been winning over new fans with every performance.
Note: The Music Fan Expo holds no responsibility if a particular musician does not appear at the event.