CROWN 26 presents Ontario artists at Canadian Music Week

Canadian-owned and Nashville-based, CROWN 26 is a new music company showcasing the amazing talents of three CMAO artists at 2015 Canadian Music Week.

Taking The Cadillac Lounge stage (1296 Queen St W, Toronto) on Saturday, May 9th, 8 pm to 10 pm, is: Sudbury’s own Larry Berrio; Huntsville-born and Nashville-based, Stevie Jewel; and Campbellville-raised and Nashville newbie via Grand Rapids, MI, Steve Rivers.

  Larry Berrio (www.larryberrio.com) has been touring Canada and performing for over 18 years. He’s been a featured guest on Canada in the Rough, Fins and Skins, and The Red Green television shows. He’s opened for Brooks and Dunn, Terri Clark, Tim McGraw, Johnny Reid, Crystal Shawanda and was a featured performer at the CCMA Industry Awards Brunch in Edmonton. He’s released over 15 singles to country radio nationwide, with “Rock Town” – a tribute to miners around the world – garnering 8 months of video rotation on CMT. With a new single to radio, “Get It Right The First Time”, bilingual Larry will take to the road in his 40’ Prevost tour bus after Canadian Music Week, with his first stop in Quebec. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I can’t wait to get on The Cadillac Lounge stage! Just one question – can I park my bus in front?” 

 

Larry Berrio (www.larryberrio.com) has been touring Canada and performing for over 18 years. He’s been a featured guest on Canada in the Rough, Fins and Skins, and The Red Green television shows. He’s opened for Brooks and Dunn, Terri Clark, Tim McGraw, Johnny Reid, Crystal Shawanda and was a featured performer at the CCMA Industry Awards Brunch in Edmonton. He’s released over 15 singles to country radio nationwide, with “Rock Town” – a tribute to miners around the world – garnering 8 months of video rotation on CMT. With a new single to radio, “Get It Right The First Time”, bilingual Larry will take to the road in his 40’ Prevost tour bus after Canadian Music Week, with his first stop in Quebec. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I can’t wait to get on The Cadillac Lounge stage! Just one question – can I park my bus in front?” 

  Grammy-nominated Stevie Jewel (www.steviejewel.com) trained at the Royal Conservatory of Canada, The Atlanta Academy of Music, and the Las Vegas Academy for the Performing Arts. One of the youngest artists to ever break the LA performance stage strip, Stevie has wowed audiences at The Venetian Hotel, The Stratosphere and The Plaza Hotel, to name a few. She’s won numerous US talent competitions, and her dynamic voice carried her to a command performance for past-President George W. Bush at the White House. With over 800,000 views on YouTube, Stevie continues to connect with fans through a large social media following of over 20,000.Currently living in Nashville, Stevie is writing with Tom Douglas and is a guest performer at The Listening Room. Her new CD launches this summer, with performance dates adding to her schedule. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I am very excited to be performing at CMW; I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new fans from around the world at The Cadillac Lounge, and, finding out where Larry is going to park his bus.”  

 

Grammy-nominated Stevie Jewel (www.steviejewel.com) trained at the Royal Conservatory of Canada, The Atlanta Academy of Music, and the Las Vegas Academy for the Performing Arts. One of the youngest artists to ever break the LA performance stage strip, Stevie has wowed audiences at The Venetian Hotel, The Stratosphere and The Plaza Hotel, to name a few. She’s won numerous US talent competitions, and her dynamic voice carried her to a command performance for past-President George W. Bush at the White House. With over 800,000 views on YouTube, Stevie continues to connect with fans through a large social media following of over 20,000.Currently living in Nashville, Stevie is writing with Tom Douglas and is a guest performer at The Listening Room. Her new CD launches this summer, with performance dates adding to her schedule. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I am very excited to be performing at CMW; I’m looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new fans from around the world at The Cadillac Lounge, and, finding out where Larry is going to park his bus.”

 

  Factor-supported artist Steve Rivers (www.steverivers.com) is turning heads in the country music scene. Based in Grand Rapids, MI, Steve is a CMAO Nominee (Rising Star) and the 2013 Michigan State Winner of The US Texaco Country Showdown. He has opened for Eric Paslay, Frankie Ballard, Parmalee, Josh Thompson, Charlie Worsham, Greg Allman and Michelle Wright; and, performed on US stages, including: Cow Jam Music Fest, Kalamazoo State Theatre, the Illinois State Fair, B-93 Taste of Grand Rapids and Coast West Music Festival. As a songwriter, Steve has 14 independent cuts including, Drew Gregory’s chart-hitting, “Truck.Beer.Girl.” With a new CD launching this year, and a move to Nashville, Steve’s performance at The Cadillac Lounge marks his third showcase appearance and second CMW. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I’m counting down the days! I’m looking forward to getting on The Cadillac Lounge stage again and sharing my new songs with a packed house. I had a great time last year and am honored to do so again, this year. And let’s face it – it’s going to be interesting to see where Larry parks his bus.”  

 

Factor-supported artist Steve Rivers (www.steverivers.com) is turning heads in the country music scene. Based in Grand Rapids, MI, Steve is a CMAO Nominee (Rising Star) and the 2013 Michigan State Winner of The US Texaco Country Showdown. He has opened for Eric Paslay, Frankie Ballard, Parmalee, Josh Thompson, Charlie Worsham, Greg Allman and Michelle Wright; and, performed on US stages, including: Cow Jam Music Fest, Kalamazoo State Theatre, the Illinois State Fair, B-93 Taste of Grand Rapids and Coast West Music Festival. As a songwriter, Steve has 14 independent cuts including, Drew Gregory’s chart-hitting, “Truck.Beer.Girl.” With a new CD launching this year, and a move to Nashville, Steve’s performance at The Cadillac Lounge marks his third showcase appearance and second CMW. Any apprehension about performing at CMW? “I’m counting down the days! I’m looking forward to getting on The Cadillac Lounge stage again and sharing my new songs with a packed house. I had a great time last year and am honored to do so again, this year. And let’s face it – it’s going to be interesting to see where Larry parks his bus.”