Carly Reirson’s • S A D - F O L K • songs will take you on a journey through the world of human emotion.
Born and raised in Leduc, AB, singer-songwriter Carly Reirson captivates audiences with her soaring melodies and honest lyrics. Whether it is love or heartache, Reirson’s “sad-folk” songs take you on a journey through the world of human emotion. Inspired by artists such as Brandi Carlile, Sara Bareilles, and Rose Cousins, her smooth, yet edgy voice brings you face to face with your own feelings as she shares her stories of love, loss and loneliness.
Reirson first made her mark on the national music scene in 2017 with her debut EP, Fantasy. The project received two nominations at the 2017 Calgary Music Awards for Blues Recording of the Year and Female Artist of the Year. In 2018, her single “Crooner Sing To Me” won the YYCMA Award for Blues Recording of the Year. No stranger to the stage, Reirson has played over 100 shows to date, including five headlining tours throughout Western Canada.
With her prolific songwriting and commitment to artistic integrity, Reirson proves that she is a much-needed voice for the depth and culture of Canadian music.
Art type: Live Music
Music type: Original Music
What this Artist plays most of the time
Home base: Calgary
Appeals most (but not limited) to: All Ages
Top Venues Performed/Exhibited *
CCMA performer at the “Somewhere in Alberta” Showcase in Saskatoon, SK (2017)
The first musician to perform at Calgary’s Common Ground Festival with her self-directed and written one-woman show “Songs for the beating heart” (2019)
Songrise Showcase performer in Red Deer, AB (2016)