Wade Foster brings together 4 amazing musicians to play at the Crystal Palace.
Born and raised in Perth, ON, Wade is known all over the Ottawa Valley and beyond as a multi-instrumentalist and singer. He is most recognized as a versatile fiddle player bringing new sounds into all genres of music, not just traditional fiddle. Wade enjoys performing and writing all styles of music. From country to bluegrass, rock to contemporary, celtic to folk, and everything in between, you will find him enjoying every second. Besides fiddle, Wade also plays acoustic and lead guitar, mandolin, bass, and sings lead and harmony vocals.
Whether Wade is leading the show or accompanying another artist, each performance is fun, inspiring, toe-tapping and tailored to each individual audience.
Wade’s first recordings as a composer can be found on his CD “Sounds Like Home”. It features original instrumental pieces of various styles using the fiddle as the lead instrument. It is available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify
A native of Ottawa, Ontario, Arlene Quinn is an award winning performer and songwriter who has shared the stage with Kenny Rogers, Loretta Lynn, Lorrie Morgan, and Terri Clark. Her previous single releases have been played in more than 63 countries.
Arlene Quinn’s voice is rich and smooth with a vast vocal range. She is also a natural entertainer with a positive onstage energy. It is no wonder that she has over 25,000 followers on social media.
Beginning with her first performance at age five, she has risen to incredible heights in country music. When she re-entered the music scene in 2016, she came back with a bang. Her first single, “Nowhere To Go But Up” was #1 on Music Road Radio for 12 weeks and earned her Top Artist from the Chris Top Program in Nashville.
In 2017, “Life is Good” won Top Song at Nashville’s Country Music Week and Arlene was featured in the Canadian Women Songwriters’ Showcase in Nashville.
Then came “Jackpot” in 2019 that has over 35,000 streams on Spotify, reached #3 on the International Country Music Chart, was in the top five downloaded songs on Nashville’s Music Row Chart and has over 17,000 spins on US radio!
Born on the northern reaches of Newfoundland and Labrador, Jessica Lavallee was raised in the remote village of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon on the lower north shore of Quebec, an area unique to the province due to its proximity to Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canada’s east coast.
Jessica’s love and natural ear for music began when she was just two years old while listening to her father – also a musician – play the guitar, fiddle, accordion, and harmonica. Jessica made her debut at six years old with her father’s band, playing in a local festival in Labrador close to home. Influenced by many music styles like; classic country, Irish, Blues and Southern Rock she blends them with her unique, powerful voice and sings stories that stay true to her roots.
A graduate of the Music Industry and Performance program at the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville, NL, Jessica was twice featured on Canadian Idol and made top ten on Country Music Television’s Karaoke Star. For the past few years Jessica has played in local clubs and festivals around the 1000 Islands, busy writing and performing music whenever she has the opportunity.
In 2021 Jessica embarked on a mission to record a second EP so she called up her producer Kent Wells (Dolly Parton) in Nashville. The second single from this project, “When I Fly” is out now!