Ethan “Shorty” Askey
Ethan Askey is an emerging singer-songwriter in the roots, blues and soul music landscape. Having served a long apprenticeship as sideman and studio session player, he’s performed from coast to coast to coast in Canada and is best known (as Shorty) in the RocknRoll Mountains. His harmonica-driven, original contemporary blues has roots, rockabilly, and soul grooves. Debut album Walk When You Wanna Run received worldwide radio play (#25 in Top 50 Contemporary Blues) and reached #4 in Top 50 Canada on Roots Music Report within weeks of its release on March 20, 2022.