Tannis Slimmon is Canadian Folk Music Awards' contemporary vocalist of the year (2008)! With her sparkling eyes and gentle smile, this songstress has appeared on numerous albums, contributing songs or singing harmony (a huge passion), including her award-winning Lucky Blue, a follow up to her first solo offering Oak Lake. And now a third album has just arrived (see below)!

"A breathtaking vocalist with a bright, angelic disposition, Slimmon is a favourite folk attraction whose harmonies are as warm as her smile. Exclaim

"....one of the most beautiful voices I have had the pleasure to listen to." David Francey


Lucky Blue is distributed through Outside Music! Ask for it by name at your local music store.


Also available online in Canada:
Outside Music & Maplemusic.com

Online in U.S.: CD Baby

& some specialty stores: Blue panel on right

Tannis' next shows: Guelph Little Theatre (Guelph, ON); Folk Alliance conference (Toronto); London Music Club (London, ON); The Pearl Company (Hamilton, ON); Hugh's Room (Toronto, ON); Peace of Mind Creations (Almonte, ON); Westboro Masonic Hall (Ottawa, ON); Home Routes tour (Alberta) ...see shows

Exciting News!!
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Tannis' new album 'In and Out of Harmony' is available for sale NOW at The Bookshelf (Guelph) and soon through Itunes!

Or you can email Tannis for a personalized copy (provide your postal address and the name for whom you would like the album signed).

Guelph release concert date is February 16th! Tickets available at Macondo Books (Guelph) and online HERE!

Check shows page for details of other upcoming release concerts.

For a free download of a song from the new album, LIKE Tannis's Facebook page.

New website for 'In and Out of Harmony' coming very soon!


~ Songs on Myspace~

~Tannis' Sonicbids~

~Tannis' Facebook page~

~Tannis' You Tube channel~

~Lucky Blue reviews~



Tannis is also now a member of a new vocal collective called 'Essentia Vocal Ensemble'

Sweet moments:

Tannis was chosen out of 247 applicants as one of the official showcasing artists at the 2012 Ontario Council of Folk Festival (OCFF) conference in Mississauga (Oct/12)

Dec/08: Tannis won the 2008 Canadian Folk Music Awards Contemporary Vocalist of the Year at the awards ceremony in St. John's, Newfoundland.

June/12: The song "One More Day" from Tannis' new album (to be released in Oct/12) was chosen as a semi-finalist in the 'vocal performance category by Unsigned Only. They received 7500 entries from 80 countries for the 9 categories of

Dec/08: Tannis was honoured with her second 'Porcupine Award', this time the 'Golden Quill' award for Songwriting. The first Porcupine Award was given for 'Oak Lake' (Dec/02).

Lucky Blue
was selected as one of the top 10 'Critics' Albums of the Year' for 2007 by Canadian Folk and World Music magazine Penguin Eggs!

2008: Lucky Blue's first cut "Ernest, Charlie & Allan" won an Independent Music Award for best song! The album was also listed as a finalist
for best album in the Folk/Singer-songwriter category.

Lucky Blue's producer Lewis Melville was nominated for 'Producer of the Year' (CFMA's).

'The Road To Baleya', the documentary film about Tannis and friends' trip to Mali, West Africa, now available on DVD, can be purchased by contacting Tannis. Check here for rebroadcast dates on the Documentary Channel or on Bravo! (shorter version is shown on Bravo!) (Read more about trip to Africa). Globe & Mail review.

~More lucky news~

 
DESIGN: CHRIS MacLEAN /
CONTACT: tannis@tannis.ca

LAST UPDATED: AUGUST, 2010