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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,

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WestJet Magazine: Joel Plaskett’s Guide to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The musician shares his favourite spots to go in his hometown

By Mandy Savoie, WestJet Magazine

Musician Joel Plaskett loves his Maritime hometown. It’s here, at his downtown studio The New Scotland Yard that he recorded his recently released album Solidarity in collaboration with his father, Bill Plaskett. When not making music in his studio or on tour, he spends time in these Dartmouth destinations.

The New Scotland Yard Emporium
“This building on Portland Street used to be an old furrier and I moved my recording studio to the back where they stored the fur coats.

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The Globe and Mail: A Plaskett family affair

On the new album Solidarity, Joel Plaskett leans into his folk roots while his dad Bill brings out the songwriter’s political side

By Josh O’Kane, The Globe and Mail

Loitering in the back room of vintage music-gear purveyor Paul’s Boutique, Bill Plaskett gets a compliment from its namesake owner: “You know, you look like Roger Waters.”

Bill looks back in silence for just a second. Rock trivia is not his forte. His son, Joel Plaskett, jumps to the rescue. “You know him? Pink Floyd.”

“Oh,

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