Dane Bjornson

BIO/DESCRIPTION

Dane is a 19-year-old singer/songwriter originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music at MacEwan University in Edmonton.

Dane started playing stages around Winnipeg when he was 9-years-old. Some of his highlights include sharing the stage with Down With Webster at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg in 2011, as well as performing on the BellMTS Place (formerly MTS Centre) stage in front of 6000 people at the TJ’s Gift “Rockin’ for Choices” concert in 2012.

At 12 years old, in the fall of 2012,he released his debut EP, “Lucky Day,” available here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/lucky-day-ep/id685787805

At age 14, Dane appeared in a six episode YTV series, The Next Star – Supergroup, where his group,” Electric Ave,” sang and danced their way to the top 2 groups. See the official music video of their single, “Into Pieces,” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjFV4PQqS_I&feature=kp

“Electric Ave” went on to self produce their own EP, “BOLD,” available here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/bold-ep/id973281696

Dane has been performing on stages around both Winnipeg and Gimli for the past six years. He can frequently be seen busking in Winnipeg at the Forks, where he has earned his Buskers’ License for the past six years. Dane also appeared on three episodes of YTV’s The Next Star in 2011, where he made it to the Top 16 in Toronto.

Currently, Dane is writing and working towards his next solo release. He can be found around Edmonton during the school year at jams and open mics around the city


 

industry role:  Artist/Band
genre:  Pop

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