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Musician Profile

Sohayla Smith

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Genre

Americana

Location

Shelburne, ON

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Biography

Canadian singer-songwriter Sohayla Smith recently released her first full album, I’ll Be the Meteor, performed on Live & Original Spotlight, Collingwood, and did a morning artist chat on PeakFM. Prior to touring the Canadian East Coast in 2019, as well as Manhattan and New York in December 2018, Sohayla won Best Country Recording, with “Burn it to the Ground”, in the 2018 Clouzine International Music Awards, currently at the top of Best Country Artists on Ourstage, her band was nominated for a 2017 TIMA for best country, the song Bridges was the Roots Grand Prize Winner on OurStage, as well as taking 1st place in Americana. Also an award-winning Celtic harpist, Sohayla has performed at various private and public events, as well as providing music therapy for local adult and seniors’ day programs and long term care homes in Shelburne, Orangeville, Guelph, and beyond.

Sohayla Smith: vocal/guitar/hand percussion/banjo
Adrian Smith: electric guitar/back up vocal
Tyler Reed: bass guitar
Scott Bruyea: drums

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