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BIOGRAPHY

Inspired by everyday life in rural Prince Edward Island, Nolan creates music that reflects the authentic country lifestyle in which he lives. Growing up on the family potato farm with the sounds of Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, and George Strait on the radio, Nolan’s music nods to his early influences and pairs it with a modern country style reminiscent of Josh Turner, Chris Young, and Luke Combs.

Nolan’s early career has already drawn lots of attention to his name after launching his debut single Unbelievable. Unbelievable has over 20,000 streams and has radio plays all over Canada. It was the fifth most-downloaded country single on September 21/21, and he was the most active independent artist that week.

Nolan followed up the single with a six-song EP, Born and Raised, released June 3rd, 2022. These songs explode with energy and include some of Canada’s top-tier and CCMA award-winning musicians; Jason Barry, Ed “Peewee Charles” Ringwald, and Shane Guse.

On January 15th, the song Brought Up (off the Born and Raised EP) was crowned the #1 song on the Canadian Indie Country Countdown.

Music PEI recently announced the nominees for the 2023 Music PEI Awards. Nolan is a nominee for New Artist of the Year, Roots Recording of the Year, and Rock Recording of the Year.

Nolan relocated to Calgary, AB to further pursue and grow his brand as he makes new connections within the country music market in Western Canada.

BIOGRAPHY

Inspired by the rustic charm of everyday life in rural Prince Edward Island, Nolan crafts music that authentically mirrors the country lifestyle he knows so well. Raised on the family potato farm, surrounded by the tunes of Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, and George Strait, Nolan’s music pays homage to his early influences. Infusing a contemporary country style reminiscent of Josh Turner, Chris Young, and Luke Combs, Nolan brings a modern twist to his roots.

Nolan’s initial foray into the music scene garnered significant attention with the release of his debut single, “Unbelievable.” With over 20,000 streams and widespread radio play across Canada, the track secured the fifth spot for most downloaded country single on September 21, 2021. Nolan, notably the most active independent artist that week, quickly followed up with a six-song EP titled “Born and Raised,” released on June 3, 2022. Brimming with energy, this collection features collaborations with some of Canada’s finest musicians, including Jason Barry, Ed “Peewee Charles” Ringwald, and Shane Guse.

On January 15th, Nolan’s “Brought Up” track from the “Born and Raised” EP claimed the coveted #1 position on the Canadian Indie Country Countdown.

His achievements have not gone unnoticed, as reflected in the recent announcement of nominees for the 2023 Music PEI Awards. Nolan has secured nominations in multiple categories, including New Artist of the Year, Roots Recording of the Year, and Rock Recording of the Year.

In a strategic move to expand his musical footprint, Nolan has relocated to Calgary, AB, where he aims to cultivate his brand further and establish new connections within the country music market in Western Canada.

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 “Nolan’s music has unmistakable classic-country charm, paired with a fresh and upbeat vibrance that is sure to keep listeners and show-goers not just entertained, but enthralled. ” 

-Adam Ramsay/ radio personality (95.1 FM CFCY)

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