2004 – present (14 years)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Sunparlour Players are a multi-instrumental group based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band consists of songwriter Andrew Penner on lead vocals, guitar, bass, banjo, bass organ pedals, percussion, and kick drum and Michael Rosenthal (affectionally called "Rosie") on drums, glockenspiel, banjo, backing vocals, keyboards and bass. Andrew Penner grew up on a farm near Leamington, Ontario, nicknamed in the region as Canada's "Sun Parlour".
The band independently released its debut album Hymns for the Happy in 2006, and re-released it in 2007 after signing to The Baudelaire Label. Their second album, Wave North, followed in 2009 on Outside Music. Extensive touring has taken place since the release of Wave North, including gigs with Mumford & Sons, Blue Rodeo and Plants and Animals, as well as their own headlining schedule of shows in barns, backyards, theatres, and clubs. On October 18, 2011 they released their latest album Us Little Devils on Outside Music.
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