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June 9th Beamsville, ON
The Terrace at Redstone Joel Plaskett Solo - Concert and BBQ Series
19+ Show - Tickets: $79.00 which includes a 3 course meal
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June 24th Swift Current, SK
Windscape Field Long Day's Night Fest - Joel Plaskett Emergency
With Bombargo
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June 26th Timmins, ON
Hollinger Park Joel Plaskett Emergency - "Stars & Thunder 2017" Timmins International Fireworks Competition & Music Festival
Supporting Tom Cochrane with Red Rider
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June 29th Iqaluit, NU
Nakasuk School Alianait Arts Festival Pre-Festival Concert
Joel Plaskett Emergency with special guest Bill Plaskett.
Tickets available online, Arctic Ventures, Alianait office, and at the door.
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Awards and Achievements

2016
The Coast voted “Best Songwriter”
The Coast voted “Best Producer”
The Coast voted “Best Male Solo Artist”
JUNO Award Nomination Adult Alternative Album of the Year – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
ECMA Award Winner Producer of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year

2015
CBC’s “50 Best Canadian Albums of 2015″ – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
Dave Hodge’s Annual Best of Albums 2015 – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test (#3)
CBC Music’s Top Songs of 2015 – “The Park Avenue Sobriety Test”
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Producer of the Year
The Coast voted “Best Songwriter”
The Coast voted “Best Producer”
The Coast voted “Best Merch By An Artist/Band”
Polaris Music Prize Long List Nominee – The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
ECMA Award Winner Producer of the Year

2014
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Producer of the Year

2013
CBC Radio 3 Bucky Award Lifetime Achievement
ECMA Award Winner Rock Recording of the Year – Scrappy Happiness
ECMA Award Nomination Entertainer of the Year

2012
Polaris Music Prize Long List – Scrappy Happiness
CBC Radio 3 Bucky Award Winner for The Golden Bucky – “Lightning Bolt”
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner SOCAN Songwriter of the Year – “You’re Mine”
Music Nova Scotia Award Nomination Entertainer of the Year

2011
The Coast voted “Best Songwriter”

2010
Juno Award Winner Adult Alternative Album of the Year – Three
Juno Award Nomination Songwriter of the Year – “Through & Through & Through”
Finalist International Songwriting Contest “Through & Through & Through” Performance Category
CMW Indie Award Winner Favourite Solo Artist
CMW Indie Award Nomination Favourite Album – Three
ECMA Award Winner Male Solo Recording of the Year – Three
ECMA Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
ECMA Award Winner SOCAN Songwriter of the Year – “Through & Through & Through”
ECMA Award Winner FACTOR Recording of the Year – Three
ECMA Award Winner Single of the Year – “Through & Through & Through”
ECMA Award Winner Pop Recording of the Year – Three
ECMA Award Nomination Single of the Year – “You Let Me Down”
ECMA Award Nomination Video of the Year – “Through & Through & Through”
The Coast voted “Best Local Solo Male”
The Coast voted “Best Vinyl” – Three
The Coast voted “Best Local Album” – Three

2009
Polaris Music Prize Nomination – Three
Canadian Folk Music Award Winner Contemporary Album of the Year
Canadian Folk Music Award Winner Producer of the Year
Canadian Folk Music Award Nomination Solo Artist of the Year
Canadian Folk Music Award Nomination Pushing The Boundaries Recording of the Year – Three
ECHO Songwriting Prize Nomination – “Through & Through & Through”
First Place Winner Great American Song Contest – “Face of the Earth”
ECMA Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Single of the Year – “Face of the Earth”
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Album of the Year – Three
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Male Solo Artist of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Pop/Rock Recording of the Year – Three
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner SOCAN Songwriter of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Nomination Entertainer of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Nomination Video of The Year – “Through & Through & Through”

2008
Juno Award Nomination Songwriter of the Year – Ashtray Rock
First Place Winner Billboard World Song Contest Pop Category – “Fashionable People”
First Place Winner Great American Song Contest – “Fashionable People”
CMW Indie Award Nomination Favourite Rock Artist/Group of the Year
CMW Indie Award Nomination Galaxie Rising Star
COCA Mainstage Artist Award
ECMA Award Winner Recording of the Year – Ashtray Rock
ECMA Award Winner Group Recording of the Year
ECMA Award Winner Rock Recording of the Year
ECMA Award Winner SOCAN Songwriter of the Year
ECMA Award Winner Single of the Year – “Fashionable People”
ECMA Award Winner Video of the Year – “Fashionable People”
ECMA Award Nomination Entertainer of the Year
The Coast voted “Best Local Solo Male”

2007
Polaris Music Prize Nomination – Ashtray Rock
CBC Radio 3 Bucky Award Winner “Song Most Likely to be a Future Classic”- “Nowhere With You”
CBC Radio 3 Bucky Award Nomination “Best Falsetto” – “Fashionable People”
ECMA Award Winner SOCAN Songwriter of the Year – “Nowhere With You”
ECMA Award Winner Single of the Year
ECMA Award Winner DVD of the Year – Make A Little Noise
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Album of the Year – Ashtray Rock
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Pop Rock Recording of the Year – Ashtray Rock
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Group of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Songwriter of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Video of the Year – “Fashionable People”
The Coast voted “Top 50 CDs of the Year Award” – Ashtray Rock
The Coast voted “Best Canadian Male Musician”
The Coast voted “Best Canadian Solo Artist”

2006
Juno Award Nomination Songwriter of the Year – La De Da
First Place Great American Song Contest – “Nowhere With You”
Verge Award Winner – Album of the Year Award
Chart Magazine The Golden Toque Award Nomination – Best Canadian Album
Canadian Radio Music Award Nomination – Best New Solo Artist Hot AC
CBC Radio 3 voted #1 Top 94 list – “Nowhere With You”
ECMA Award Winner Male Artist of the Year – La De Da
ECMA Award Winner Songwriter of the Year Award – “Happen Now”
ECMA Award Nomination Album of the Year
ECMA Award Winner Single of the Year
ECMA Award Winner Video the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Songwriter of the Year – “Nowhere With You”
Music Nova Scotia Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
Music Nova Scotia Award Nomination Single of the Year
The Coast voted “Best Canadian Male Musician”
The Coast voted “Best Local Male Musician”
The Coast voted “Best Local Album” – La De Da

2005
MIANS Award Winner Male Artist of the Year
MIANS Award Winner Album of the Year – La De Da
MIANS Award Winner Pop/Rock Recording of the Year
ECMA Award Winner Rock Recording of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Album of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Group of the Year
The Coast voted “Best Canadian Male Musician”
The Coast voted “Best Local Male Musician”
The Coast voted “Best Local Song”

2004
Juno Award Nomination Best Alternative Album of the Year
MIANS Award Winner Group of the Year – Truthfully, Truthfully
MIANS Award Winner Alternative Recording of the Year
MIANS Award Winner Entertainer of the Year
The Coast voted “Best Local Band”
The Coast voted “Best Local Album” – Truthfully, Truthfully

2003
The Coast voted “Best Local Band”
The Coast voted “Best Local Live Act”

2002
Juno Award Nomination Best New Artist of the Year – Down at The Khyber
ECMA Award Nomination Rock Recording of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Best New Artist of the Year
ECMA Award Nomination Video of the Year – “Maybe We Should Just Go Home”
The Coast voted “Best Local Album” – Down at The Khyber
The Coast voted “Best Video” – “Maybe We Should Just Go Home”
The Coast voted “Best Male Solo Artist”


Film and Television Placements

“Harbour Boys” – Hockey Day in Canada TV
“Run, Run, Run” – Rookie Blues
“Fashionable People” – Wild Roses TV
“Fashionable People” – Growing Op Film
“Fashionable People” – A Fine Bromine TV
“A Million Dollars” – MVP TV Series
“Love This Town” – Canadian Idol TV
“Drunk Teenagers” – Wild Roses TV
“A Million Dollars” – Wild Roses TV
“Aquateam” – 20 songs TV Series
“A Million Dollars” – Global Television 2008 Season Launch
“Extraordinary”, “Work Out Fine” – Extra Ordinary CBC Season Launch
“Extraordinary” – 20th Century Fox
“Nowhere With You” – Zellers Summer 2006 Campaign
“Nowhere With You” – Heartland
“Nowhere With You” – Left Coast (pilot TV)
“Work Out Fine”, “Nowhere With You”, “Come On Teacher” – Citizen Duane
“True Patriot Love”, “This is A Message”, “Just Go Home” – TV show Food Jammers
“True Patriot Love” – Geminis 2007
“Absentminded Melody” – 15 Love (the series)
“Absentminded Melody” – North South TV Mini Series
“Maybe We Should Just Go Home” – Fashion TV
“Maybe We Should Just Go Home” – Diamonds TV


Writers Licenses

Purple Eyes, Yellow Light & Jezebel – Two Hour s Traffic
Growing Op
Heat Seeker – One Fee Hill TV
Jezebel – Ghost Whisperer TV
Jezebel – American Teen TV
Stuck For The Summer MTV
Jezebel – Heartland TV


Discography

The Park Avenue Sobriety Test 2015 (Pheromone Recordings/New Scotland Records)
Scrappy Happiness 2012 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
EMERGENCYs, false alarms, shipwrecks, castaways, fragile creatures, special features, demons and demonstrations 2011 (New Scotland Records)
Three 2009 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
Ashtray Rock 2007 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
Make A Little Noise DVD/EP 2006 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
La De Da 2005 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
Truthfully, Truthfully 2003 (MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
Down at The Khyber 2001 (Re-released MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)
In Need Of Medical Attention 1999 (Re-released MapleMusic Recordings/Universal)

with Thrush Hermit
Clayton Park 1999 (Sonic Unyon)
Sweet Homewrecker 1997 (Elektra)
The Great Pacific Ocean EP 1995 (murderecords)
Smart Bomb EP 1994 (murderecords)