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“Whitewater”, whose name is influenced by their Maritime roots, have infused the Country Rock and Americana music genres to create their trademark sound. Journeyman musicians’ Brad White, Ryan Massey, Mike Frontin, Kevin Golding and Brad Trecartin are the quintessential energy of “Whitewater”.
New Brunswick based “Whitewater Band”, whose music is influenced by their Maritime roots, have released their latest song “The Shores of Home”. This song highlights the mass exodus of workers from Atlantic Canada that have migrated to the Alberta oil fields to find work over the past 5 years. Families from Atlantic Canada that are commuting back and forth to Alberta for work …4000 miles away. There is hardly a person in New Brunswick that has not been affected by family members working or commuting in Alberta.
Band Members include: Brad White; Ryan Massey; Mike Frontin; Kevin “Beat” Golding & Bradford Trecartin. Also featured on the recording is Paul Owen.
The “Whitewater Band” released their first full length album “Many Roads” in 2013, with the single “Unpredictable” receiving radio play across Canada. Included on the “Many Roads” album were Jamie Williams, Matt O’Connor (now living in Alberta), Carol Perry and award winning keyboardist Dan Cutrona. Several songs from Many Roads were featured in the movie “The Divorce” by Let Em Laugh productions. The band received a Music NB nomination for the album.
The “Shores of Home” was produced and engineered by multiple award-winning producer Paul Milner (JUNOS, SOCAN & ECMA’s).The vibe on the “Shores of Home” was influenced by Shell Lane Studios, with its seaside setting and turn of the century farmhouse, located in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
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The Whitewater Boys are back in the studio recording the upcoming song “Shores of Home”. We are pleased to be once again recording at Shell lane studios in Prince Edward Island with award wining producer Paul Milner. We look forward to releasing this new song about families that have loved ones working 4000 miles away in Alberta.
THIS IS LAST YEARS EVENT SCHEDULE A RECAP OF 2014. GO TO EVENTS TAB for 2015 EVENTS SCHEDULE. We played almost 60 gigs in 2014, thanks to all the people that attended our shows and the great venues that just keep booking us. 2015 will be an even better year. You can check out future shows at https://www.facebook.com/groups/220201021372528/
Here’s a list of gigs from 2014:
Jan 9 Vitos Acoustic with Carol Perry 8-10
Jan 18 Acoustic with Carol Perry Private function Shriners.
Feb 6 Vitos acoustic with Carol Perry 8-10
Feb 8 Barnwood
Feb 13 Noodles Grand Bay Acoustic with Carol Perry 7-9
Feb 15 Fish and Brew
Feb 22 Barnwood acoustic with Carol Perry 3-7
Feb 27 Noodles Grand Bay brad white and Carol Perry 8-10
March 6th Acoustic with Carol Perry at Vito’s Rothesay
March 8 Barnwood
March 13 Acoustic 3 Mile Tavern with Mike Frontin
March 15 ST Pattys Dance Irish Stew Dinner and Dance.
March 20 Acoustic with Carol Perry Noodles lounge Grand Bay 8-10
March 27 acoustic Noodles with Carol Perry 9-11
April 10 Vito’s acoustic with Carol Perry 8-10
April 12 Fish and Brew
April 17 Acoustic 3 Mile with Brad white & Mike Frontin
April 24 Noodles Grand Bay acoustic with Carol Perry
May 10 69 Legion (down) (outcast league) 9:30-1:30
May 24 no gig
May 29 Vito’s acoustic with Carol Perry
June 21 Fish and Brew
June 21 Acoustic Oak Point
June 28 Wedding- Ray & Renatta
July 17 Thurs 8-10 Vito’s acoustic with Carol Perry
July 18 Friday 5pm Eldridges Hog Ralley outdoor gig
July 19 Outdoor Gig Red head
July 24 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
July 26 Harry and Dawn (acoustic only)
July 31 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Aug 2 NB Day on the Saint John Boardwalk
Aug 14 Noodles acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Aug 16 Fish and Brew
Aug 21 vito’s acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Aug 23 Rock on the Rock. Floatilla for Life event. Bellisle Bay
Sept 11 Noodles Brad Acoustic
Sept 18 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Sept 20 Joshua Group Fundraiser
Sept 25 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Oct 2 Vito’s Acoustic with Carol Perry. 9-11
Oct 4 barnwood Acoustic with Scott Mullin
Oct 5 Music awards- Bleachers Sports Bar
Oct 16 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Oct 23 Noodles Acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Oct 24 Barrells Head with Wayne Hanson
Nov 13th Vito’s acoustic with Carol Perry Corpr
Nov 20 Noodles acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Nov 22 Hollywood STAR ROOM
Nov 28 The Grove Lounge 9-1
Nov 30 Sunday Barnwood acoustic – fundraiser
Dec 4 Noodles acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Dec 6 Fish and Brew
Dec 11 Noodles acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Dec 13 Barnwood
Dec 18 Noodles acoustic with Carol Perry 9-11
Dec19 Worksafe NB acoustic
Dec 31 New Years Eve – 3 Mile
Places to check out the saint John music scene.
Saint Johns Hottest bands managed by Tish Tash Byrne, Saint John biggest fan of local live music.
Giraffe Cycle is a great site that shows off music from the Saint John music scene.
www.CustomUSBSales.com is delivering a service where bands can distribute music on USB Flash drive or webkey as outlined in the articles ” weirdest-ways-to-distribute-music” by wired magazine and “think-outside-the-cd-3-simple-steps-to-releasing-your-album-on-usb” by Sonic Bids. It’s a bit more expensive than the traditional CD however you can put a lot more content on a USB including multiple CD’s, video, interviews, backstage passes, customized EPK’s, promo handouts or greatest hits compilations etc.Up to 64GB memory. It’s a great feature for seasoned bands that have and want to deliver a lot of content.
Custom USB Sales also delivers an option to use “Connect to Web” products which are similar to USB’s however it drives the user to a secure web page to view the content. There is no memory built into the unit. These are even more cost effective than USB and are close in pricing to a traditional CD.Here’s a video about the connect to web product.
ECMA and Juno Award winning producer Paul Milner of Shell Lane Studios in PEI says ” This is a strong way for musicians to deliver content to their fan base, people still want to have something in hand rather than get lost in the sea of content on the internet”. Each USB has a unique identifier and can be “locked” down so no copying or printing The USB can be built into the album cover so you still get the traditional way of showing off an album cover. Whitewater is thinking of releasing the upcoming song “shores of home” on CD. See example below.