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July 3-12 2015

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Jonathan Roy

Thursday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m.

Jonathan Roy

You would have thought Jonathan Roy’s destiny was preordained with success. He watched from a front row seat as his father, Patrick Roy, built one of the greatest legacies in the game of Hockey.

A decade later, his father and coach at the time,sat the aspiring goalie down and delivered the harsh news that an NHL career was not in the cards for his young son.

But instead of being despondent or heading back to school as his Dad urged - Jonathan was actually relieved & then completely stunned his father with the declaration that music was truly in his blood & the only career path he wanted to follow.

The quest lead him to a chance introduction with Canadian music icon Corey Hart in early 2013, who happened to be looking for a new artist on his label Siena Records, partnered with Warner Music Canada & Sire Records in the Unites States.

As soon as Hart heard Jonathan’s passionate & authentic vocal delivery he knew he had found the substantive music talent he had always been searching for.

Since then, the pair have been virtually inseparable,forging a very deep personal,working relationship by honing in on the musical sound which would ultimately define Jonathan Roy to the world at large.

¨CH (Corey Hart) always pushes me to be a better, more rounded artist,by setting the highest standards for myself & never allowing me to settle for mediocrity with my work ethic.... or any of my artistic goals. He´s been an incredible mentor to me ¨

Jonathan Roy has made it abundantly clear that he was born to be on stage making music.

“I do want to be the next Ed Sheeran or the next Vance Joy. I want to sell millions and millions of records like they have” he declares, “but the main thing is to be happy. If I can just put a plate on my table at home and be able to say I paid for this, worked for it by playing music, I’d be proud of that. I love to write and express my life. If I can keep doing that for the rest of my days that would be my success story.”

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Thursday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m.

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