CARLY REIRSON

Known for her 'sad-folk' songs, Carly Reirson's soaring melodies and honest lyrics take you on a journey through the world of human emotion. Her passion for music can be heard through her smooth, yet edgy voice, bringing you face to face with your own feelings as she shares her stories of love, loss and loneliness.

Born and raised in Leduc, Alberta, Carly attended Grant MacEwan University for Vocal Performance in Music in 2008, followed by Prairie College in 2014, focusing on songwriting under the direction of Juno Award winning songwriter, Brian Doerksen, where she graduated with her debut EP, 'Fantasy.' In 2017, she released her single 'Crooner Sing to Me' which won the 2018 Calgary Music Award for Blues Recording of the Year.

Her prolific songwriting and commitment to artistic integrity prove that she is a much needed voice to the depth and culture of Canadian music. Carly is currently recording her first full-length album with Winnipeg producer Murray Pulver.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2018 Calgary Music Award Winner: Blues Recording of the Year for her single, "Crooner Sing to Me"

  • Two-time Calgary Music Award nominee: Blues Recording of the Year & Female Artist of the Year (2017)

  • Showcase Artist at the 2017 CCMA 'Somewhere in Alberta' showcase

"Carly brings enthusiasm, passion and authenticity to every song she writes. Her ability to use unique melodies, poetic lyrics and vocal stylings in a way that not only expresses herself but connects with audiences is unparalleled in her genre across Canada."

-Annika Cheyne, member of CCMA nominated duo 'Leaving Thomas'

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