Thursday September 1st
Doors at 6pm
Show stars at 7pm
Performing since the age of 3, Cory has lived a life of music. Born into a musical family, he toured his home province of Newfoundland and Labrador with his 2 brothers and father performing gospel music.
As a side man, Cory toured Canada and the USA with Damhnait Doyle, as well, played with "The Man Of A Thousand Songs," Ron Hynes. Recently, Cory has been touring with Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea in support of Alan's debut solo album " Boy on Bridge," and is currently on the road in support of Alan's second record "So Let's Go" in 2015/16.
Cory released a solo record in 1999 that garnered him the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Emerging Artist award and the 2000 MIANL Male Artist of the Year Award.
In 2000, Cory formed the Warner recording act Crush with fellow Newfoundlander Paul Lamb. The band toured Canada, and released 2 records. The band was nominated for a Juno and won 8 ECMAs.
Singer-songwriter Chris LeDrew hails from the culturally-rich Canadian city of St. John's, Newfoundland. A protege of east coast songwriters Lennie Gallant and Ron Hynes, LeDrew has released two award-winning and critically acclaimed solo albums (Too Commercial, 1997 & Stronger Man, 2006) as well as one with the band Brothers in Stereo (self-titled, 2003), which was nominated for three East Coast Music Awards and took home the 2003 CBC Galaxie Rising Star award.
LeDrew's music has received widespread international radio play, and he has performed all over North America in clubs, concert halls, arenas, and on national radio/television shows. He has opened for the likes of Bryan Adams, Blue Rodeo, Tragically Hip, April Wine, The Stampeders, and many more. LeDrew's songs have appeared on over a dozen east coast recordings as well as in Canadian/American TV and film. Also an accomplished pedal steel guitarist, he's been a session player on over 50 east coast albums.