Canadian Musician - July/August 2017 - Page 78

SHOW CASE If you are an unsigned Canadian artist and would like to be featured in Showcase, visit www.applyforshowcase.com. Submissions are free - all you need is a Reverbnation account with a high-res photo. You can check out tracks from our Showcase artists via Canadian Musician on SoundCloud. Visit www.canadianmusician.com/soundcloud for these and many more fresh sounds! By Ken Kelley WHITEWATER BAND Formed in 2009 following a somewhat random en- counter at a songwriter’s circle in their native Saint John, NB, the Whitewater Band is proving to be one of the more exciting up-and-coming names in the Atlantic provinces. After earning national airplay for their singles “Unpredictable” and “Shores of Home,” the group is currently riding high on the success of its sopho- more record, Behind the Mask, which was released this past March. With production assistance from Paul Milner (Tim Chaisson, Vishten), the Whitewater Band’s latest album sees the group reaching be- yond their country roots to embrace a wider-rang- ing sound that incorporates blues, folk, and more. What: Country Rock Where: Saint John, NB Visit: www.whitewaterbandmusic.com Hailing from Yellowknife, one of Canada’s most north- erly populated cities, Digawolf is quickly earning a name for themselves in their home region and beyond. The group’s unique sound (think Tom Waits fronting a raucous blues band) is rooted in modern alternative rock, but also incorporates historical aspects of their Tlicho heritage, upholding and exploring their traditiona [XYH[[\KH[وHܛ\8&\]\Y[Xܙ ܙX]ܝ\X[]H[\\YHX\Z[][ۜ™HH\\[YX[]\X]\H[YX[]\X]\[[Y[\]\X]\[BY]&\ H[[K\[[ܛ[\\\܈BS]\ SVU][Y[\X[\N]\ӂ\]˚[^] B8(HHHHHHHHHH[ܙYXHY[^Z[و[^]\][[ܙH[X\BXH[[HZH[ۜY\][ۈ]HZ]\\\œ[]]Y \]H][Y[H[]]H]KXY\›]\X8$HۛHXY\HZ]\]YH N8$H]\KBX[ܛ[Z\Y[\[[ \^K\Y[[HقX\˂ݙ\H\Hو\\Y\[^]\۝X]Y›[ܙH[ MHY[Xܙ[ܙY[H[[]\[ۂڙXˈ[H[[YX[Z]\\\H[KBY[X[XHXXH\HH؝[\X[܂[XHY\[ܙK[^]\[YYܘYYH[]\[\ۋQU]•\NY[ۚYK\]˙Y]