B i o g r a p h y
Fronting her notable soul-pop duo along side Calgary native Timothonious, Justine Tyrell blends a sultry - soulful sound, with a unique style and modern edge.
With taste for a fusion of eras and genre boundaries, Justines drawn influence from artists such as Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone, and Aloe Blacc, to the classic throwbacks of Peggy Lee and Nina Simone. Having taken the stage of notable events and concerts throughout North America; Including performing at the US Embassy , Calgary's Coca Cola Stage (alongside Beatdrop) McMahon Stadium, as the Calgary Stampeders Official Anthem singer, and many more- the stage is where Justine has come to feel most at home.
Upcoming Releases winter of 2019.
Performances, Musical Appearances, and Projects Include:
Performing for the US Embassay - US Consul General , and Canadian Dignitaries
Calgary Stampede's Coca Cola Stage - Featuring Calgary's own, Beatdrop Band
Downtown Calgary Association - Soundtown Calgary Campaign
Tourism Calgary - Reasons to Visit Calgary
McMahon Stadium as the CFL Calgary Stampeders Anthem singer, 2013 Season – Current
Opening for Platinum Pop Artist, Jocelyn Alice
Opening for Canadas own, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald
Martha Cohen Theatre EPCORE Centre for the Performing Arts
Ronald McDonald House of Southern Alberta
Ovarian Cancer Canada LOVE HER – Hosted by Brett W. Wilson
Canadian Idol (2008)
Recent Honors and Distinctions include:
2016 Obsidian Award Nominee for Solo Artist of the Year
2014 Obsidian Awards Nominee - Singer of the Year
2014 Nominee and Recipient of The Ronald McDonlald House of Southern Alberta Newcomer Award, in Honor of Brady Wilkinson
2013 Black Gold Award Nominee - Media Personality of the Year
Calgary Cultural Ambassador 2012, by Fashion Calgary
In the Community
In 2013, Justine joined the Every Woman Foundation- founded by renowned
Violist and Musician Sophie Serafino, as the Director of the Outreach Program. Through her role within the Foundation, Justine has been able to work at bringing Song Writing Workshops (Songpals), Performances and Coaching to a variety of Charities, Schools and Community Organizations. Justine also enjoyed two seasons of being a part of Shaw TV's Calgary Now- as well as Co-hosting on CJSW 90.9 ‘Off the Map’ radio show. With her current initiatives and work towards her debut Album underway – Justine looks forward to an exciting year ahead.