Mailing List

Available Now
Pre-order: iTunes | CD
Latest Tweets
Media Tools

News

Summerland Review: Joel Plaskett’s Kelowna connection

Halifax rocker/singer songwriter singing about Kelowna since a Flashback’s gig; Returns with father

By Kevin Parnell, Summerland Review

Celebrated Canadian musician Joel Plaskett has built a successful career on his own terms, whether as a rocker with his band The Emergency, or a singer-songwriter playing solo gigs. Never a commercial success or a staple of mainstream radio, he’s built a career on touring Canada, singing unique, original tunes. Plaskett comes to Kelowna this month touring behind Solidarity, an album he made with his father Bill. And Kelowna is a city Plaskett knows well.

Read more

Apt 613: Joel and Bill Plaskett Stand in Solidarity

By Christine Seguin, Apt 613

If we are lucky enough to have a loving relationship with our family, there are things we inherit from them. Whether it be a sense of place or worldview, growing up alongside these people will – for better or worse – find a way to shape our perspectives, build our characters and define our sense of place in the world. While earlier in our lives most of us will undoubtedly take their influence for granted, as we get older we all have one or two moments when we realize,

Read more

CBC Music: Joel Plaskett chats about working with his dad this week on Backstage Pass

By Jacquie Lee, CBC Music

Backstage Pass caught up with the Plasketts from inside their Dartmouth recording studio, New Scotland Yard, where they were rehearsing songs off their first collaborative album, Solidarity. Known for his strong songwriting, this time Joel Plaskett teamed up with with his earliest musical influence, his dad, Bill Plaskett, to create an album of original songs that reflect their collective musical and personal experience over the years.

Watch as Bill and Joel tell you why it was the right time to make this album together, as they play the latest from their album.

Read more

Kelowna Capital News: Plasketts bring unique combo to Kelowna


In support of their collaborative record Solidarity the father and son pair are hitting the road

By Kelowna Capital News

Many Canadian music fans know Joel Plaskett from his multiple JUNO Awards, nominations on the Polaris Music Prize Short List, and sold out clubs and concert halls from one side of the country to the other. But now he is sharing the spotlight with his earliest musical influence – his father Bill Plaskett.

In support of their collaborative record, Solidarity, the father and son pair are taking their new sound on the road for a string of tour dates beginning March 15 with special guests,

Read more