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Ian Kelly

Ian Kelly

Singer Songwriter / Adult Alternative / Alt Pop Montreal, QC, CA  CA
Ian Kelly - We'll Meet Again
Ian Kelly - I Would Have You
Ian Kelly - Take Me Home
Ian Kelly - Complicated
Ian Kelly - Wiser Man


  • 2015

    May 2

    Kelowna, BC, CA | 8:00pm

    Streaming Cafe is proud to present Ian Kelly and Ian Sherwood w/ Campbell + Green on Saturday, May 2. Doors at 7pm. Show at 8pm - $10 cover at the door http://www.iankellysmusic.com/ Based out of Montreal, Ian has released four full-length albums. His second release, "Speak Your Mind" sold over 45,000 copies and was certified GOLD in Canada. "All These Lines", Ian Kelly's fourth album, was released in 2013. It debuted in the iTunes top 10 albums in Canada alongside Eminem, Arcade Fire, Celine Dion, Lorde, Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne and Glee. http://iansherwood.com/ Based out of Halifax, NS- Ian was named Contemporary Singer of the Year by the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards, Best Male Artist of the Year by the 2012 International Acoustic Music Awards and was the 2008 and 2010 Music Nova Scotia Musician Of The Year. Bob Mersereau of CBC Radio, Fredericton described him as “... a natural performer who entertains as much with his wit and stories as with his songs.” http://campbellandgreen.ca/ Robert + Cailin from Halifax, Nova Scotia, have been working their music together since 2005.Nova Scotia duo This show is live streamed! If you live out of town, watch the live stream of the show @ www.streamingcafe.net and tweet questions/comments to the artists live to the stage @streamingcafe

  • 2015

    Apr 17

    Clarks Corner, NB, CA | 8:00pm

    .Ian Kelly, born Ian Couture on March 30, 1979 in Montreal, is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Based out of Montreal, he has released four full-length albums. His first, Ian Kelly's Insecurity in 2005 was self-produced. His second, Speak Your Mind was released in 2008 by Quebec leading indie label, Audiogram (label). This sophomore outing sold over 45 000 copies in Canada since its release date of September 2, 2008.[1] It was certified GOLD in Canada by CRIA in March 2011. His third album, "Diamonds & Plastic" was released in May 2011. It debuted at #8 in Canada and #3 in Quebec, behind only Lady Gaga and Adele. The album has now sold over 15 000 copies in Canada. Ian has toured over 75 dates in support of "Diamonds & Plastic" in 2011-2012, including festivals in Canada, Belgium and France. "All These Lines", Ian Kelly's fourth album, was released in Canadian stores on November 5, 2013. It debuted in the iTunes top 10 albums in Canada alongside Eminem, Arcade Fire, Celine Dion, Lorde, Katy Perry, Avril Lavigne and Glee.

  • 2015

    Mar 23

    Peterborough, CA | 4:00pm

    Ian Kelly - Ghosts of Memphis 8:00 PMAA / Licensed (Casbah Main Hall)First-off, you might say that hes the big guy with that unique voice an unusual fellow who makes music that you cant quite pigeonhole. It takes a while but eventually the intriguing arrangements, lyrics that stick with you and compelling melodies win you over. Thats what happened with his previous album Speak Your Mind. It was a real slow-burner, continuing to shift units more than two years after its release, going gold in Canada - marking 40,000 copies sold - just weeks before the launch of his brand-new third album, Diamonds & Plastic.Ian has always done it his way. Hes from Montreals west end, with an anglo mom and a franco dad, but he grew up mostly en franais, yet just to keep us a little off-balance hes always written and performed in the language of Dylan. He says thats just the way the songs come out. If you know Ian at all, you know full well the language choice was anything but a careerist move.an KTags:

  • 2014

    May 24

    Saint-Hyacinthe, CA | 7:00pm
  • 2014

    Apr 18

    Sainte-Therese, CA | 7:00pm


  • Photo: Martin Girard
  • Ian Kelly & Didace @ Corona in MTL


Label: Audiogram (Canada)

Manager: Frilance Musique - Genevieve Cote

Bio: Ian has been singing in bands since age thirteen. It wasn’t long before he learned to play guitar and started to create his own musical world: “When you don’t have cash for new CD’s, might as well make your own music; it’s like cooking, if you don’t like green peppers, don’t put any in what your ...See Full Bio

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"On trouve quelque chose de neuf à se mettre dans l'oreille dans chaque chanson. Autre qualité: même étoffés, les arrangements n'entrent jamais en conflit avec les textes qui, dans une langue toute simple, abordent avec sensibilité des enjeux aussi complexes que la guerre et l'environnement. Ian Kelly n'est pas militant. Qu'il parle de son émotion devant un nouveau-né ou du sort de la planète, son propos est touchant et incarné. Et ses airs sont accrocheurs.Que demander de plus?*** 1/2

— Alexandre Vigneault, La Presse

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