In a musical landscape filled with track-based, beat-focused songs, Tristan Horncastle stands out by upholding the time-honored country tradition of storytelling with a pure and powerful voice. The Fredericton, New Brunswick native has taken that storytelling ability on to the radio and into people’s hearts with the music he has previously released. As a performer and a songwriter, Tristan continues to prove himself on stages he’s shared with Travis Tritt, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Bobby Wills, George Canyon, and Aaron Goodvin, among others.
Tristan’s first EP, Good Kinda Crazy, produced by Aaron Goodvin, led the way to his debut album, A Little Bit of Alright. A Little Bit of Alright, a Top 5 selling album, rendered a Top 40 hit with the title track. Around the release of A Little Bit of Alright, Tristan also earned:
•3 Prix Music New Brunswick Award WINS: Album of the Year, Country Artist of the Year and the Fan’s Choice Award.
•CCMA Sirius XM Rising Star, nomination
•Canadian Radio Music Award nomination, Best New Group or Solo Artist in the Country category
His sophomore album, Turnin’ Up a Sundown, reached #1 on the iTunes sales chart, also garnering:
•East Coast Music Award WIN, Country Recording of the Year
•CCMA Recording Package of the Year, Nomination
•5 Prix Music New Brunswick Award nominations: Country Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, SOCAN Song of the Year, Video of the Year and Producer of the Year.