Despite the lineage of being the son of legendary NHL goaltender Patrick Roy, 27-year-old Jonathan has established himself as a recording artist of note; riding the crest of a wave with a breakout CD, “Mr. Optimist Blues’. He spent 24 Seconds with Joe Leary.
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A singer/songwriter originally from Richmond, Craig Stickland has developed a reputation as an edgy, engaging artist with an easy, approachable charm.
Earning praise as “one of the most exciting unsigned rock and roll bands in the UK”, The Villanovas are quickly becoming a serious force to be reckoned with. With a brand new single, “Bitter Seeds” and accompanying video released this week, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with lead vocalist and guitarist Brett Smith-Daniels.
One of Canada’s hottest country music artists, Tim Hicks is riding a winning streak of hit songs after being honoured with the Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star Award in 2014. He spends 24 Minutes with Joe Leary to talk tunes, his musical epiphany and life in Nashville.
U.K. rockers As It Is have an ever-increasing fan base with energized pop-rock melodies and sincere and relatable lyrics. Joe Leary spent 24 minutes with vocalist Patty Walters.
From his early days in the `60s with The Collectors through his years and countless rock classics with Chilliwack, Bill Henderson has always been at the forefront of Canadian music. Prior to his upcoming performance at Langley’s Cascades Casino Summit Theatre on Jan. 26, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the rock legend.
Gaining a massive fan base originally as a YouTube sensation, Dan Talevski has since gone on to amass an impressive resume of credits; working alongside the likes of Timbaland and will.i am in the process. Joe Leary spent 24 minutes with the now Toronto-based singer/songwriter.
In the pantheon of Canadian rock, few artists rival Loverboy.
With a hot new single ’Sun Sets Down’ burning up the country music charts, life is good indeed for the Chris Buck Band. Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with the British Columbia Country Music Association reigning 2016 ‘Country Club Act of the Year’ and 2015 ‘Group of the Year’.
Having followed these lads for a number of years now, it’s great to see the pathway to success continually grow and their musicality ever-expand.
A Vancouver based trio comprised of two sisters and a friend, The Katherines are described as a “bold collective musical identity.” With their debut album set to be released in early 2017, Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with Kate Kurdyak.
With his debut solo ‘Sweet Relief’ available on iTunes later this month, Paul Lambert continues to forge new musical ground embarking as a solo artist. Prior to his appearance with City Walls, Friday, Dec. 2 at the Backstage Lounge, he caught up and spent 24 Seconds with Joe Leary.
A fixture in Canadian music since first appearing on the charts with ‘Something to Live For’ in 1988, Barney Bentall showcases his artistry in the Cariboo Express; a unique variety show/fundraiser. Prior to their appearance Saturday, November 26 at the Vogue Theatre, Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with the veteran singer/songwriter.
Having released his debut album, ‘Nowhere Now’ earlier this year and currently on a North American tour, 2016 has proven to be a big year for Nate Salman, the Bay area artist known as Waterstrider.
As the musical concept ‘Indigo District’, Sepehr Rashidi “aims to bring a jazzy neo-soul, R&B sound to Vancouver, to delve into the dark and moody side of the genre so often found in the East Coast but not so much in the West.” Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with this introspective artist.
Hailed as a “Top 25 Trailblazing Producer”, Lane 8 is the moniker of electronic music producer/DJ Daniel Goldstein, who is building an ever-growing legion of fans with his melodic, emotional house sound. Prior to his Vancouver appearance Saturday, November 5 at M.I.A., he spent 24 Seconds with Joe Leary.
Having co-written Carly Rae Jepsen’s international smash hit ‘Call Me Maybe’ and touring the world as her guitarist, Tavish Crowe is about to light the music biz ablaze with his new release, ‘Fire’. Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with the multi-talented local artist.
With a brand new album, ‘Beautiful Freakshow’ released Oct. 21, Dean Brody has ventured beyond the traditional parameters of country music. Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with the two-time Juno Award winner and 13-time CCMA Award recipient.
Throwing his hat in the country ring after honing his musical chops on various stages and in numerous bars, Shawn Austin is looking to reach the masses with his debut single, ‘Nashville’ released Friday. Joe Leary spent 24 Seconds with the local artist.
Having become favorites in their home base of Edmonton, indie-rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska are poised for greater international success as they embark on an international tour.