BIO  [2]


It’s not often that someone comes across as genuine in spirit and talent as
Jay Allan

This Canadian born singer/songwriter pens catchy songs from the heart with no sense of pretense. What you hear is what you get. His interesting & catchy vocal style like his compositions, deliver truth and honesty.

As a songwriter, Jay Allan has been selected to perform at many prestigious events such as, the Songwriters Café (Edmonton) and the Diamonds in the Rough series (London) at the Canadian Country Music Awards.  He has also appeared on the Television series “In a Song”, and has performed his songs to sell out crowds with the likes of Johnny Reid, Brett Kissel, Terri Clark, Jason Blaine, Doc Walker, Jimmy Rankin, The Tennessee Three and many others.

Jay  is currently in the studio recording songs for his new E.P with JUNO winning producer Murray Pulver.
Recently, he had 4 of his songs appear on Pop/Rock star Sarah Smith's new album "11" and has upcoming releases with 2016 CCMA Award winner Eric Ethridge, CMAO Rising star nominees Bucktwenty, and Brooklyn Roebuck.

Jay Allan has the unique gift of simply connecting with your emotions; his songs can tug at your heart or make you laugh. Others will have you tapping your feet, clapping your hands and singing along.

As an artist, His album “the Wrong Direction” Produced by Juno Award Winner Murray Pulver (Doc Walker, The Bros Landreth, Crash Test Dummies, ) Has received praise and stellar reviews from music industry critics. The album was also listed as an honorable mention in the Albums of the Year category in Country Music News. From the album, Two radio singles “Rumourville” and the follow up “She’s a Tease” both cracked the Top 50 on the Country Music News Charts and he also received the New 99.1 fm CKXS Spotlight Artist of The Year award.

Jay Allan will take you in with his storytelling style and make you feel like you are a part of his journey.
His unique and infectious stage shows, make you feel naturally engaged. Whether he’s performing as a solo artist or fronting a full band, Jay Allan entertains crowds in pubs, at Festivals and Fairs, or in sold out theatres.

From rural routes to big stages Jay Allan is sure to entertain you!!

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