The uplifting, inspirational quality found on Amanda Rheaume’s ‘Holding Patterns’ is the sort of mid-afternoon festival fare that fits better in the trees and the sunshine than it does in the dark recesses of a downtown dive bar
— Penguin Eggs Autumn 2016

Amanda Rheaume  is an award-winning Métis singer-songwriter with a powerful, slightly gritty, deeply personal, and instantly accessible roots-pop Americana sound. She delivers her unique and soulful blend of folk-country-pop twinged tracks internationally at major country and folk/roots festivals, theatres and clubs in Canada, Germany, Austria, France, Denmark, England, Scotland and Ireland.

In 2014 Amanda received a Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of The Year as well as a Juno Nomination for Aboriginal Album of the Year.  Amanda is endorsed by Epiphany and supported by Gibson Guitar.

Amanda recently sang the anthem at the Governor Generals Performing Arts Awards and had the honour of singing "Red Dress" at the National launch of the Inquiry into the Missing Murdered Women and Girls in Canada.

Conjuring thoughts of a swaggering Sheryl Crow
— Folk Radio UK


...a voice clear as a bell, reminiscent of Joan Baez and of Joni Mitchell
— Lindencult Times, Lindencult Germany



  • Live performance at National Launch of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls in Canada

  • Performed at Closing Ceremonies for Para Pan Am Games in Nathan Phillips Square (Toronto)

  • Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year

  • Juno Award Nomination for Aboriginal Album of the Year

  • Canada AM (Toronto), featured Nationally on numerous CBC Radio programs

  • Shared a bill with Sam Roberts and Matt Mays at TD Place Arena (Ottawa)

  • Performed for Canadian Forces in Afghanistan, UAE, Italy and Nunavut

  • Has opened for Emmylou Harris, Lucinda Williams, K Naan, Ani Difranco and more

  • Canadian Performance highlights include:
    Live broadcast Para Pan Am Closing Ceremonies (Toronto ON), Summerfolk (Owen Sound), World PRIDE (Toronto ON)Home County Festival (London ON), Ottawa Folk Festival (Ottawa ON), Trout Forest (Ear Falls ON), Stewart Park Festival (Perth ON), Live from The Rock Festival (Red Rock ON), Kingsville Folk Festival (Kingsville ONOttawa Bluesfest (Ottawa ON), Banff Canada Day (Banff AB), Lake Louise Canada Day (Lake Louise AB)  and many many more.
voice that sounds like an angel stomping out a cigarette.
— Prairie Dog, Regina
...unique place where folk, country and pop intersect
— Folk Music Canada