OUR VERY OWN MULTI AWARD WINNING, INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED, SINGER, SONGWRITER AND NASHVILLE RECORDING ARTIST MISSY KNOTT, MAKES HER 1ST APPEARANCE ON 1 OF THOSE FAMOUS HAVELOCK JAMBOREE TWIN STAGES ON AUG.18TH AT 2:30 PM!
Missy Knott stands is a magnificant mind, full of incredible energy with sensational talent. She is a true super star that exudes a youthful soul. With numerous awards, accolades & 5 albums/EPs under her belt, she sincerely sports an award winning local community spirit; Missy is the one to keep an eye on as she climbs the music ladder of success. She’s strong, compassionate, determined and extremely dedicated to music as it is a soundtrack to her life, an integral part of her being.
Missy’s music is good for the body and mind. She is young yet, a seasoned and soulful song-writer at 27 year old, who’s going strong writing, recording & performing professionally since 2007.
2009was a standout year for Missy as she won: Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Pop Album, Won the Indian Summer Music Award for Best Pop Song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=We06F46nu8M Started Peterborough’s Stars of Tomorrow concert series, Won the Peterborough Folk Festival Emerging Artist Award (previous Serena Ryder & James McKenty). Missy was nominated for 3 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards -best new artist, best pop CD, single for ‘Erica’s Song’ from her 2009 debut album ‘For No Reason At All’
2010 Missy danced in the opening ceremonies & welcomed the athletes from all over the world to the stadium at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C and shared the same stage as Bryan Adams, Nelly Fortado, K.d. Lang and Sarah McLachlan. Missy also placed in the top 20 at the Ontario Country Music Showdown, placed 2nd in Snofest Idol & competed in the Examiner’s Song Contest & went on an Aboriginal Music Tour in Southern Ontario with three other First Nations artists.
2011 Missy performed at the Virtual Round Table on First Nation Citizenship, she recorded a new 4 song E.P “Runaway” with local music icons, The Spades (7th Fire Records), which developed a new duo creation of Brian Mehlenbacher & Missy, A Love Affair, a project that was the start of
many songs together.
2012 Missy became the producer, singer and actress in Singing Wild Rice, an experimental short documentary exploring the young career and life of a budding Native American musical artist, Missy Knott, directed by
2013 Missy Knott & Brian Mehlenbacher perform “One Last Touch” at the 2013 Peter Tweeter Awards.
Missy Knott promos 6 Arrows Media’s first live streaming event, 6am Sessions.
Brian Mehlenbacher seen here with Missy as she won the 2013 Wire Megazine Female Artist of the Year.
2014 Studied at Coalition Music and appeared on Breakfast TV in Toronto.
2015 Her career has allowed her to perform in various music festivals in Ontario opening for Sass Jordan, Classified, Craig Cardiff and Tomson Highway. She even traveled to Udine Italy to perform at a conference on Canadian Arts, has recorded a Tribute song for the Electric City Maroon and White Special Needs Hockey team, she is the artistic director for the Annual Peterborough L.I.V.E Music Festival. Also, Missy Knott has received a career development grant from the Ontario Arts Council in conjunction with Kagita Makim Aboriginal Training and Services, where she traveled to Nashville and got to co-write, record and be produced by JUNO award winning Canadian country blues Billboard artist Crystal Shawanda at her Nashville-based studio, New Sun Records. Over nine months, they collaborate & finished three songs, one of which, “Letters to You,” has been released.
VISIT CRYSTAL SHAWANDA www.crystalshawanda.com
September 7th, 2015, Missy gave birth to her 1st child & is a very dedicated single mom of 23-month-old Lyrik. Photo by Deb Draper
2016 She volunteers, is writing a theme song forPeterborough Huskies (city’s special needs hockey team)
Missy Knott is a radio personality hosts this show Extra 90.5, featured on the Regulars, various times thru the week.
Missy is an educational assistant (Fleming College), mentors youth and is a has a vision called
Wild Rice Records, which will be a safe place, a hub for Aboriginal youth, with mentorship programs, workshops, audio & video equipment available to create with, for youth music development and opportunity & Missy avidly supports her Curve Lake First-Nations community.
Miss. Knott donates her time and musical gifts to MANY charitable endeavours, including Woman for Woman YWCA
She is a philanthropist who has partnered with Echo Studio to put on events like the songwriting circles and coffee houses for young artists she hosts on Monday evenings.
“My Sisters Heart” Official Video Oct. 20, 2016 Directed by Rob Viscardis
-“Missy’s accomplished and ambitious career saw her present an upbeat atmosphere at her vibrant 5th EP Release “My Sister’s Heart,” which was laced with emotion and innocence to an exuberant audience, on February 17th held at Peterborough’s Market Hall.”My Sisters Heart” & “Letters to You” from her EP “My Sister’s Heart”, which was co-written and produced by Canadian Juno award winning Billboard artist Crystal Shawanda, at New Sun Records in Nashville. Songs from this EP have strong country overtones & carry powerful energy. Missy shares her inexpressible emotions that make her pieces magnificent, while providing us with her most distinctive and unique musical raspy tone and her bare foot confidence.
Has performed at the ROM in Toronto at the prestigious Anishinaabeg: Art & Power and will appear once again this fall MON OCTOBER 2, 2017 – 12:30 PM free show at famous Yonge-Dundas Square. The Heart of the City will play host to Lunchtime Live!
Missy has more to share please stay in tune and visit www.missyknott.com
HURRY DON’T DELAY GET YOUR PASSES TO SEE THIS YEARS HOTTEST ACTS including Missy Knott AT THE 28TH ANNUAL HAVELOCK COUNTRY JAMBOREE. Click on over to purchase your passes at: http://havelockjamboree.com/concert-tickets
CHECK OUT THE STELLAR MUSICAL LINE-UP THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY AUG. 17-20TH, 2017