Nestled in a modest dressing room underneath the Vogue Theatre and dressed comfortably in jeans, sneakers and a striped Henley, Justin Nozuka relaxes and appears as calm as ever just before his headlining show in Vancouver.
Up in the Captains Room at Rogers Arena a room full of journalists, reporters, cameramen, and photographers patiently wait for Canadian superstar Michael Bublé.
Success often walks hand-in-hand with giant egos and pretentious attitudes, but for Canadian artist Leif Vollebekk success seems to fuel his modesty.
He writes, plays, sings, records, mixes, and masters his own music at all of seventeen years of age. So it’s clear that when I say, “You’ve got nothing on this kid,” I’m dropping the term “kid” quite loosely. And it’s true; musicians twice his age have nothing on Richard Jay.
Between surfing in Australia, touring around the world, and recording her album in a studio at home amidst a blueberry farm, you might think you’ve stumbled into a fairy tale. Amazingly enough, the free-spirited, marine life-loving Hayley Sales simply calls this fairy tale, her life.
Named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s best new bands of 2010, Vermont-based Grace Potter & the Nocturnals are finally starting to grab the attention they deserve.