Tim Chaisson (PEI)
A humble and soft-spoken musician, Chaisson began performing publically during primary school in a family Celtic ensemble before embracing his inner songwriter as a teenager and self-releasing four albums. With 2009’s Broken Hearted Beat, an international audience’s ears became tuned to the sound of this golden-voiced young performer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose music borrowed from a wide range of influences including healthy amounts of rock, pop, and country. Now with his newest album, The Other Side, the pride of PEI is going back to his roots, his acoustic-based music featuring a tinge of Maritime tradition and folk along with Tim’s signature vocals, and heart-felt writing. Nominated for four East Coast Music Awards in 2013, Chaisson recently celebrated his first ECMA win for Roots/Traditional Solo Artist of the Year. For that reason and more, come and hear why Mr. Chaisson is no longer Atlantic Canada’s best-kept secret.