Posts by Project WILD

Need to Know: Ken Stead

Ken Stead

One more look at ‘signatures’ with KEN STEAD, his hat and his honesty – we took a moment to ask each of our Project WILD 2016 Top 3 about their “thing”, so you could understand and connect with them a bit more before the big FINALE show on November 26.

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Need to Know: The Dungarees

the dungarees

Continuing with a focus on ‘signatures’ – we took a moment to ask each of our Project WILD 2016 Top 3 about their “thing”, so you could understand and connect with them a bit more before the big FINALE show on November 26.
Q&A with The Dungarees…

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Need To Know: Sykamore

sykamore

It seems every artist develops “a thing” along the way in their career – a look, a sound, a reputation for what they say or do. Its often these ‘things’ that bring us beyond the music and connect us to the person. Its their personal expression. We took a moment to ask each of our Project WILD 2016 Top 3 about their “thing”, so you could understand and connect with them a bit more before the big FINALE show on November 26.

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WILD 953 and Alberta Music Present Project WILD: Top 12 Showcase Series

Project WILD Showcase Series 2016

This past June, WILD 953 and Alberta Music announced the Top 12 Artists for Project WILD Country, and kicked off a summer of fun as well as an enormous challenge for it’s participants. Now that boots and guitars are shined up, and the finalists have gained the insider’s edge, the Top 12 are set to put their best foot forward at the showcase series. The listener’s vote for their favourite act counts towards narrowing it down to the Top 3 in November, and eventually the top prize winner of $100,953.00!

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Bootcamp Dream Team pt5: Clayton Bellamy

clayton bellamy

MEET CLAYTON BELLAMY
“If you don’t stand for anything in your life, then your music won’t stand for anything either”. This rather bold statement is from the mind and mouth of Juno award winner Clayton Bellamy. With the release of his fourth solo album “Five Crow Silver”, Bellamy is out to back that statement up in his typical “take no prisoner’s” style. Most people know of Clayton from his years with his platinum selling band The Road Hammers, but this is only one piece of a large and varied musical puzzle.

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Bootcamp Dream Team pt4: Meet Leeroy Stagger

Leeroy Stagger

What Leeroy brings to Project WILD: Leeroy was the 2015 winner of The Peak Performance Project! He brings all the experience of a decade of making records and touring. He knows what its like to go through this program, to go through bootcamp, to be a solo guy bringing in a band, to be a family man while being on the road, to having success early and working through obstacles in life to sustain a career. He brings all the stuff relevant to your career and is a great choice for mentor.

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Bootcamp Dream Team pt3: Meet Kate Matthews

Kate Matthews

Kate Matthews has been in the image business since the age of six when she got her hands on her first makeover client—her dear cat Cynthia. She’s come along way since then, and to the relief of cats everywhere, has moved on to human subjects and has become a professional wardrobe stylist and brand consultant. She is thrilled to be part of Project Wild and is looking forward to spending time with her fellow faculty, the organizing team and all of the incredibly talented artists at boot camp!

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Bootcamp Dream Team pt2: Meet Liam Killeen

Liam Killeen

What Liam brings to Project WILD: Liam brings his long experience as a musician who developed a skill at the business side of music into a career. His approachable but no-nonsense presentation style is always well-received and gets the facts across about the business side of music.

Liam Killeen got his start in the music industry as the drummer for the Pop-Punk band Not By Choice in 2002. Five months later, the band had a record deal, released their first single Standing All Alone and hit the road for a year and a half. The band won their first MuchMusic Video Award in 2003 for their single Now That You Are Leaving, and also appeared on two editions of MuchMusic’s Big Shiny Tunes albums. Not By Choice released two albums, enjoyed two top-ten singles, and toured internationally with Sum 41, Simple Plan, Avril Lavigne, and many other acts.

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Bootcamp Dream Team pt1: Meet Tamara Beatty

tamara beatty

What Tamara brings to Project WILD: Tamara simply has a reputation as one of the very best in her field. She is beyond a voice or performance coach – she has a unique ability to connect with an artist’s core and bring out their best. She will be with us all week.

Voice and Performance Coach Tamara Beatty, entering her 8th season as a Voice Consultant on NBC’s Emmy Award winning reality TV show “The Voice” (S5-11 Blinds, S6-11 Finales) is a sought after coach & consultant in the education and entertainment industry.

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