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.
HOLDING PATTERN (2016)
LIVE VIDEO CLIPS
Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year
Juno Award Nomination for Aboriginal Album of the Year
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)
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 ON) Ottawa Bluesfest (Ottawa ON), Banff Canada Day (Banff AB), Lake Louise Canada Day (Lake Louise AB) and many many more.