CROSSROADS 360 SAT DOWN WITH JORDAN RAYCROFT TO TALK ABOUT HIS 2014 JUNO NOMINEE AND THE STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS OFF HIS DEBUT ALBUM PLUS EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCES
Jordan Raycroft will be performing at JUNOfest Friday March 28th at The Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB.
At only 22, JUNO nominated folk-singer Jordan Raycroft has captivated audiences of all ages across the country with his story telling, foot stomping melodies, and intimate performances. A two-time participant of VIA Rail's Artist On Board Program, Raycroft has performed in train cars, theatres, and auditoriums throughout Canada.
Named 2013's Folk Artist of the Year by the Niagara Music Awards, Raycroft launched his singer-songwriter career only four years ago, opening for JUNO nominee Peter Katz. Over one hundred shows and two demos later, April 2013 saw the release of Raycroft's self-titled debut album. On top of a 2014 JUNO nomination, "Jordan Raycroft" has earned two 2013 GMA Canada Covenant Awards nominations including Folk/Roots Album of the Year.
Raycroft's most recent Western Canada Tour saw the addition of 53 concerts to his resume in just 47 days! To date, Raycroft has played over 200 cross-Canada concerts, utilizing his platform to share his burden for the injustices of this world. As an International Justice Mission Canada and World Vision Canada artist partner, Raycroft speaks on behalf of the voiceless victims of human trafficking - a passion reflected by his area of study. In February of 2014 Jordan graduated with a B.A.H in Criminal Justice & Public Policy from the University of Guelph - the place where his singer-songwriter career began.
Raycroft's most recent Western Canada Tour saw the addition of 53 concerts to his resume in just 47 days! To date, Raycroft has played over 200 cross-Canada concerts, utilizing his platform to share his burden for the injustices of this world. As an International Justice Mission Canada and World Vision Canada Raycroft's songs tell stories of real-life experiences touching on themes of love, loss, justice and redemption. With the addition of Aaron Brown (drums), Jay Keating (guitar), and Cody Poulton (bass), Raycroft looks forward to the future as they work to push the boundaries of their genre.