ANNUAL JAMBOREE FOR CHARITY – TORONTO
October 12, 2018
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
For nearly two decades, Dallas Smith has been delighting fans with his country music. His career album, Lifted, has earned him both critical acclaim and an armful of JUNO and CCMA Award wins and nominations. Smith has four number #1 country hits in Canada and is rapidly growing his fan base in the U.S., most recently receiving American media acclaim in Rolling Stone Country. Last fall, Smith joined Keith Urban as his special guest of the “ripCORD World Tour 2016”, that included an appearance at the first ever show to take place at the all-new Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, making Smith the first Canadian artist to step on the main stage.
For more information, visit: dallassmithmusic.com
Aaron Goodvin first made a name on the Canadian country music scene as a songwriter, placing a track with Luke Bryan, before stepping out as a solo artist. His debut single, “Knock On Wood,” was a Top 40 hit at Country radio in Canada and opened the door for the Top 10 follow up smash hits “Woman In Love” and “Lonely Drum.” Originally from Spirit River, Alberta, Aaron has a natural ability to light up a stage and connect with his audience, like only a good small-town country boy can.
For more information, visit: aarongoodvin.com
The Reklaws – Stuart Walker and Jenna Rae – are a Canadian brother-sister duo that took the country music scene by storm when they won the Emerging Artist Showcase at the Boots and Hearts Music Festival in Bowmanville, Ontario, in 2013. Natives of Cambridge, Ontario, their single, “Hometown Kids” shows the duo exploring the nostalgic staples of their hometown. A fun, young and energetic entry on the country music scene, the duo was accepted into the Canadian Country Music Association Discovery Program in 2013.
For more information, visit thereklaws.com
With her smoky and sultry vocals, singer-songwriter Kelly Prescott is an up-and-coming talent on the North American country music scene. Hailing from a long line of musicians, the third-generation country artist splits her time between Nashville and her home-base of Toronto. Penning such fan favourites as “Carrying Coal” and “Battle Road”, she’s now released two solo albums and is currently working on her next new music project.
For more information, visit: kellyprescottmusic.com
ABOUT THE CHARITY:
Jesse’s Journey is a Canadian charity focused on funding research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Founded in 1994 and named for Jesse Davidson, Jesse’s Journey is based out of London, Ontario with a satellite office in Montreal, Quebec.
For more information, visit: jessesjourney.com
ABOUT THE SPONSOR:
Founded in 1974, Mawer Investment Management Ltd. is a privately owned, independent investment firm that manages assets for a broad range of individual and institutional investors across all major investment strategies. The firm has offices in Calgary, Toronto and Singapore.
For more information, visit mawer.com