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.
With a true passion for music and creativity, 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.
Experienced in all types of venues, Wade has performed with an ever-growing list of artists. You may have seen him perform with Johnny Reid, Grand Ole Opry member Stonewall Jackson, Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame members Barry and Tracy Brown, Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame member Gail Gavan, Brea Lawrenson, Tara Shannon, DW James, Jay Aymar, Jeff Callery, and many more. He has been a part of opening acts for Kix Brooks, Tom Cochrane, Tim Hicks, Brett Kissel, Blue Rodeo, Sammy Kershaw, Michelle Wright, Jason McCoy, Paul Brandt, .... the list goes on.