Friday Sep 29 - Sat Sep 30 , 2017
Location: Grey Eagle Stage Bar (map)
Event Time: 9:00PM
Crystal McGrath, singer/songwriter from Calgary, Alberta-Canada is fast becoming a household name in the music industry. With her beautiful vocals and the natural glow of her personality, she has been conquering the stage and gaining popularity. She rocks the stage with the pop country sound as Crystal McGrath, as well as fronts the Passion Pop band Boy&Gurl. In 2006 she worked with Winston on producing her debut record titled I. Since then has released 3 albums with her band Boy&Gurl , Loves Parallel, Love Crimes(Produced by Russell Broom) and Passion Pop. Currently she is promoting Boy and Gurl’s single and video LOSS to TOP 40 Radio across Canada, promoting her Country single and video “On Top” nominated for the ACMA Video of the Year 2016 and gearing up for the release of her upcoming EP.
Performing in venues of all sizes worldwide, Crystal has developed into a true star. She has shared the stage with artists such as Lights, Ani Di Franco, David Usher, Wide Mouth Mason, Suzie McNiel, George Canyon, Aaron Pritchett and many other greats in the music industry. Most recently she conquered a tour in Ontario/Quebec followed by a showcase during Canadian Country Music Week 2016 in London playing over 60 shows this past summer.
Crystal has always had a passion for being an active philanthropist. In 2006 she joined forces with the well-recognized American Foundation, Toys For Tots as an Official Spokesperson. Her song Christmas Everyday was used as their inspirational theme song and she performed and made appearances at various events promoting Tots For Tots at NFL Games, Governor’s Mansion, Commercials. With Jarred Nicklen she has founded the foundation “Write2Dream” which provides young songwriters with artist development scholarships to be mentored, record their own song in a professional recording studio session, photoshoot, and have their song up on iTunes.
Discovering her own voice and letting it shine without trying to conform to other female contemporaries, she has stayed true to her creative convictions. Experiencing travel during her youth, and relocating to various cities for her career after graduating high school, Crystal has had no fear in taking on challenges wherever they may come from. Crystal has resided in Australia where she brought her guitar to experience life and write music, Vancouver BC, where she recorded her first album, then moving to Atlanta GA in late 2006 to pursue her career endeavors. 2009 Crystal moved back to Calgary forming Boy and Gurl and focusing on developing her craft to bring her to where she is today preparing her for all the new experiences and adventures to come.
Crystal is known to have an ambitious hardworking get it done attitude which will continue to be evident in 2016 as she continues to take on 2 exciting new releases and tours.