Jadea Kelly has been described by CBC as ‘one of the shining jewels in the crown of Canadian songwriters’. She spends her time writing and living between Toronto and LA. In 2016 she was awarded ‘Contemporary Singer of the Year’ at the Canadian Folk Music Awards for her heartfelt 2016 release ‘Love & Lust’. Its’ featured single ‘Beauty’ was placed on the Lifetime Network feature ‘No One Would Tell’ and the 2017 CBC Rio Paralympics; an opening montage with over 900,000 views. Set for release in March 2019, the MWI soundtrack EP has already received ‘Best Score & Music’ accolades from the Hollywood Independent Documentary Award.
Opening for Jadea Kelly is Kennedy Road, a Toronto-based Americana duo, comprised of Sheila Carabine and Brian MacMillan. Their seamless vocal blend and electric on-stage chemistry is perfectly matched by their intense and poignant songs. Sheila comes by collaboration honestly, having spent the last 16 years in the Juno-nominated folk duo Dala. Brian is a much beloved singer-songwriter and multi-insrumentalist, who has released three solo albums. He has performed with Barenaked Ladies, Wailin’ Jennys, Garth Hudson, John McDermott and Lowest Of The Low.