Thursday January 11th, 2018
Some of the nations biggest and most influential celebrities were recently inducted into Canada’s Walk Of Fame 2017. Some of those names included Stompin’ Tom Connors, Donovan Bailey and Anna Paquin. Before the big red carpet event, there was another celebration taking place at The Great Hall in Toronto on Monday, November 13. where Canada’s Walk of Fame hosted a showcase for the winner and finalists of the 5th annual Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program. The program, valued at more than $100,000, provides musicians with the opportunity to grow and develop their skills and industry connections to take their careers to the next level.
Seven finalists were selected from more than 380 hopefuls across Canada. This years winners and finalists included Grand Prize Winner “Jaryd Stanley” of Rothesay, NB . “wells” from Toronto, ON(2nd place), “Sarah Jickling and Her Good Bad Luck” from Vancouver, BC(finalist) and Toronto’s “Birds of Bellwoods who were also finalists in the competition . Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was at The Great Hall to Chats with Birds of Bellwoods band members Joffe (lead vocals/mandolin), Adrian Morningstar (guitar/vocals), Chris Blades (banjo/electric guitar/vocals), and Kintaro Akiyama (upright bass/vocals) about taking part in CWOF Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, their careers and new music including their EP “The Fifth” and their full length album “Victoria” including the single”Let You Go” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2pp3… . https://www.canadaswalkoffame.com/pro… http://www.birdsofbellwoods.com