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SEPTEMBER


FORTUNATE ONES WIN JUNO MASTER CLASS
Fortunate Ones have been selected as winners of the inaugural Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class! Finalists were selected by a jury of Canadian musicians including Sam Roberts, Max Kerman of Arkells, Kardinal Offishall and producer Gavin Brown. The winners receive a trip to Toronto for a week-long customized artist development program, and a trip to next year’s Juno Awards in Calgary. They also receive a showcase opportunity during Junofest, a chance to perform at the Juno Gala, a $10,000 MuchFACT Online Music Video Award, studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios and more.

FORTUNATE ONES HAVE TWO SINGLES REACH #1 ON CBC RADIO 2 TOP 20 CHART

LAY ME DOWN – 8 weeks on chart, Debut Jul 17, #1 for two weeks (Aug 21 & 14), #2 for three weeks (Jul 21 + Aug 7 & 28)
SEP 11 – #6
AUG 28 – #2
AUG 21 – #1
AUG 14 – #1
AUG 7 – #2
JUL 31 – #2
JUL 24 – #10
JUL 17 DEBUT #18
THE BLISS – 8 weeks on chart, Debut Jan 23, #1 for one week (Feb 27)
MAR 13 – #6
MAR 6 – #2
FEB 27 – #1
FEB 20 – #2
FEB 13 – #3
FEB 6 – #5
JAN 30 – #10
JAN 23 DEBUT #18

FAN COMMUNITY BUILDING PANEL AT AMERICANA MUSIC
“Building The Tribe – community development in the digital age”
Thursday, Sept 17th 10:30am-noon – Vista A, Hutton Hotel

Moderator: Michelle Conceison (Manager, Market Monkeys)Panelists: Derek Webb (Artist / Co-Founder, NoiseTrade), Adam Jones (Digital Marketing Manager, Concord Music Group – Rounder, Vanguard, and Sugar Hill Records), Brice Turner (Director of Sales, Wonderful Union)

More info at www.americanamusic.org

FORTUNATE ONES RECEIVE 3 CFMA NOMINATIONS!
Fortunate Ones have ben nominated for three Canadian Folk Music Awards: Emerging Artist of the Year, English Songwriter of the Year & Vocal Group of the Year for their debut album The Bliss. Also nominated is producer of The Bliss, Daniel Ledwell. The 11th Annual Canadian Folk Music Awards will be held in Edmonton AB November 6-8, 2015. www.folkawards.ca

ROSE COUSINS TO TOUR US MIDWEST WITH MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER