Also known as The Payolas, this late 70's Vancouver, British Columbia based pub punk band was signed to Miles Copeland's IRS label and released their debut EP "Introducing" in 1980 and had the track Jukebox featured on the I.R.S Greatest Hits Vols. 2 & 3 dbl LP in 1981.
Greg Keelor is a Canadian songwriter and musician. He is best known as a member of the band Blue Rodeo, where he shares songwriting and vocal duties with Jim Cuddy. Keelor has also released three solo albums, his first titled "Gone", which was released in 1997 to rave reviews from fans and critics.
Junkhouse was a noted Canadian alternative rock band of the 1990s. Formed in 1989 in Hamilton, Ontario, the band consisted of vocalist and guitarist Tom Wilson, guitarist Dan Achen, bassist Russ Wilson and drummer Ray Farrugia.
Sattalites is a Canadian reggae group. They came together over twenty years ago in Toronto, Ontario as a music school; from then they have flourished across Canada as a very influential reggae group. They signed with the Canadian record label Solid Gold Records early in their career and have been with them ever since.
Born in South Bend, Indiana in 1960, Michael is the son of English professors whose love of music and poetry inspired them to take their nine year old son to the great jazz, blues and folk clubs in their adopted home of Montreal.
Valdy (born Paul Valdemar Horsdal on 1 September 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian folk musician whose solo career began in the early 1970s. He is known for "Rock and Roll Song", his first mainstream single released in mid-1972 on Haida/A&M.
Shaye was a Canadian pop group, consisting of singer-songwriters Kim Stockwood, Damhnait Doyle and Tara MacLean. MacLean left the group in 2007 and the band folded by 2009. Stockwood returned to a solo career, while Doyle has formed a new band The Heartbroken which features three of the former members of Shaye's band.
Born in Canada, but raised in Ireland for a large part of his life, Stephen Fearing's music is painted by a deep respect for his homeland, and told through deeply personal folk songs. Up until 2006 Fearing has released a total of seven albums, from 1988's 'Out to Sea', all the way up to the recent release, 'Yellowjacket'.