STARFISH ENTERTAINMENT WELCOMES ELLIOTT BROOD TO THE FAMILY!
Toronto, ON – July 31, 2019 – For over two decades, artist management company, Starfish Entertainment, has been helping to shape and develop the careers of some of the best talent that Canada has to offer. Today, they are thrilled to announce the newest addition to their roster – JUNO Award-winning three-piece, Elliott BROOD.
“We are excited to announce our new relationship with Elliott BROOD,” exclaims Starfish Entertainment Founder, Susan de Cartier. “They are an incredible band of talented, inventive, musicians and we are honoured to have them join our Starfish family. Their new work is extraordinary and we are proud to be working with them on the next chapter of their career.”
The Hamilton-based folk-rock/alt-country band has won over the hearts of audiences and critics alike with their brand of fuzzed-up roots music and captivating and frenetic live performance. Over the course of their career, they have been nominated for a total of five JUNO Awards, were Short Listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize in 2009, and were nominated for a Genie Award in 2012 for their original song, West End Sky, which was featured in the film, Grown Up Movie Star. The band is currently in the studio working on their highly-anticipated seventh album.
"The members of Elliott BROOD are extremely excited to be joining forces with the management team of Susan de Cartier and Jude Coombe of Starfish Entertainment,” the band adds. “The band members have been longtime fans of their work and are thrilled to be welcomed into their stellar roster of clients and artists.”
The band is a welcomed addition to the Starfish family, whose artists have been having a banner 2019, and show no signs of slowing down any time soon.
Canadian icons, Blue Rodeo, are on the road through the summer with stops in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Regina, and Vancouver, before capping off the sultry days of summer with their annual Toronto show at Budweiser Stage.
Meanwhile, Jim Cuddy is celebrating the June release of his latest solo offering, Countrywide Soul. Glorious Day – Jim’s toe-tapping new single and video – just dropped, and The Jim Cuddy Band will be touring across Canada through the fall and winter, into 2020.
The Sadies are gearing up for the October release of their new album, Oddities Vol. 1 – comprised of musical oddities and hidden gems. The group continues to tour relentlessly, and can be heard being name-dropped in the new Jim Jarmusch zombie comedy, The Dead Don’t Die.
Marking 20 years since the release of her folk-noir masterpiece, Johnstown, Oh Susanna celebrated the milestone with a re-mastered re-release of the album in June. She will be touring through the UK in September, including a performance at The Long Road Festival, before hitting the road across Canada in the fall.
In October, Skydiggers will release their new album, Let’s Get Friendship Right – an ode to friends who help us get by. The roots-rock veterans will hit the road following, with a string of dates through the fall and winter.
Harrow Fair (Miranda Mulholland and Andrew Penner) are currently in the studio working on their new recording, which is slated for release winter 2020. In the meantime, audiences can catch the band on tour in Canada and the UK.
About Starfish Entertainment
For the past 25 years, Toronto-based Starfish Entertainment has been managing artists, earning an enviable reputation for its stellar work in guiding the careers of a select and elite roster of roots music-oriented groups and singer/songwriters.
The boutique firm's flagship act is Blue Rodeo, one of Canada's most successful groups ever, with worldwide album sales of over four million to date, and a large and loyal audience developed over more than three decades. Starfish also manages the solo careers of Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor, as well as highly-acclaimed veterans Oh Susanna, Skydiggers, and The Sadies. Recent additions to the roster are folk-rock duo Harrow Fair and now roots-rockers Elliott BROOD.
Starfish also manages The Woodshed Recording Studio, a full-service facility in Toronto that has hosted sessions by the illustrious likes of Feist, Neko Case, Bahamas, Kris Kristofferson, and Barenaked Ladies, as well as Blue Rodeo, Jim Cuddy, and The Sadies.