Country Writer's Round
On September 27th, 2019 at 9pm-12am. Smitty Kingston, Alexa Goldie, Abby Stewart, Bon Evans and Brock Young will be playing and telling the stories about how their originals came to life. Tickets are $10 online or $15 at the BLU Martini door.
Event: Country Writer's Round
Date: September 27th, 2019
Venue: BLU Martini
5 Country Artist's
Singer/Songwriter Alexa Goldie has been singing since the age of 5. Alexa began writing music and performing in her hometown of Kingston when she was 12. Alexa is self-taught in the piano, guitar, and the ukulele. At the age of 13, Alexa was discovered, signed, and shortly after flown down to Los Angeles to begin her musical journey. After multiple trips down to Los Angeles, Nashville, and Toronto, she has created great relationships with various producers and writers. Alexa has worked with Ron Fair, Barrett Yeretsian, Jens Gad, Angel Taylor, Jenn Bostic, Jessica Mitchell, Shelley Peiken, Danielle Brisebois and many more.
At the age of 20, Alexa has accomplished a lot; modelling for Turquoise, performing at the Mayors Gala twice, T.I.F.F, the ACC (Air Canada Centre) for Rotary International and Beverly Hills Grammys Pre Party. Alexa came first place in the ‘Mic's On Fire', The Voice of The Ocean UK, Port Hope Idol, and CMTC singing competitions. Most recently, Alexa has released her debut EP 'Held Against You' and been awarded with the 'Rising Star' and 'Excellence in Songwriting' awards by SongStudio. Outside of her music career, Alexa enjoys teaching music lessons to children in her community. She has been teaching piano, guitar, vocals, and ukulele to local students for the past two years and was awarded in 2017 and 2018 as “Durham’s Music Teacher”.
Smitty Kingston is a solo artist from Kingston Ontario. He has shared the stage with great musicians like The Tragically Hip, Blue rodeo,Tom Cochrane,I Mother Earth, Paul Brandt ,Dan Aykroyd, Gilby Clarke(GnR) BumbleFoot(GnR) ,Monster Truck, trailer park boys, Kim Mitchell, David Wilcox,Ambush and so many other amazing musicians over the years. Smitty Kingston has played thousands of shows over the past 30 years with his bands The Furleys , 49 STARES , Crooked Rain, leaving Kentucky, The Tonekats, while keeping his solo career going. If you have been to The Brass Pub on a Sunday night over the past 2 decades you have seen Smitty have the bar hopping and the patrons singing along with him! He now fronts the trio of veteran musicians called Smitty Kingston Band , in April of 2018 Smitty Kingston wrote a song to honour the Humboldt Broncos after the horrible tragedy that claimed 16 lives and injured 13 , the song Stick out by the door went viral overnight and continued to make it around the world after the dust settled the song was seen or heard over 8 million times. Smitty resides in his hometown of of Kingston with his wife and 2 daughters.
Abby Stewart is an 18 year old singer/songwriter from Kingston, Ontario. A true Canadian girl, she fishes, plays hockey and softball but feels most at home on the music stage achieving some pretty impressive success in her budding career.
In 2014, she opened for Hunter Hayes on his Tattoo Your Name Canadian Tour dates along with Dan + Shay, and has had the privilege of singing duets with them as well as Dean Brody, Dallas Smith and Aaron Pritchett. She has opened for many Canadian talents, including Cold Creek County at her hometowns Rockin' In the Square, Brett Kissel in Toronto at the CNE and in Ottawa on his Ice, Snow and 30 Below Tour, as well as for Tebey, Michelle Wright, Emerson Drive, Tim Hicks and many others.
After winning many local singing competitions and performing local and regional concerts she gained the respect of the industry she so dearly loves. This was most evident by receiving invitations to play at some of Canada’s biggest music festivals, including Boots and Hearts Music Festival (2013, 2015), Havelock Country Jamboree (2014, 2017), Ottawa Bluesfest (2014, 2019), Trackside Music Fest (2018) and several more.
During the past several Canadian Country Music Award weeks from Saskatoon Saskatchewan to London Ontario, she has performed at several showcases for song writing and promising up and coming Canadian artists spotlighted in the country music industry.
Abby released her EP "Firsts", in 2015 which included her radio release “I’m Still Faster”, followed by her first music video, which now has close to half a million views on YouTube.
In 2017 she collaborated with Invictus Entertainment, Big Star Records and released a duet entitled "What If They're Wrong?" to national Canadian radio. It peaked at #87 on the Canadian BDS Chart and was either added or featured on 22 stations from coast to coast.
For pics, videos, show dates, socials and more please visit www.abbystewartmusic.com