An award-winning performer since her early teens, the 21-year-old’s fortunes have been on the fast track to the big time since she moved from Summerside, P.E.I., to Calgary in 2011. As it turned out, our city was the right place for Bradshaw to take her career to the next level. Working with producer and manager Trey Mills, she wrote, recorded and performed at a phenomenal pace, perfecting her pop-roots-country sound and letting her positive, fun and approachable personality speak for itself.
Her breakout moment was the release of the single “Big Town” and its video just six weeks ago. The song, an infectious slab of country-infused pop that recounts Bradshaw’s east-to-west relocation and showcases her powerful, confident vocals, rapidly became an unstoppable force.
Country radio latched onto the song, which spread like a prairie grass-fire across Canada, then the U.S. Not one to miss an opportunity, Bradshaw threw her abundant energy into touring and media appearances. Between Toronto, Nashville, Los Angeles and points between, Calgary hasn’t seen much of her since she played at Wine-Oh’s back in March.
Tonight, Bradshaw will play at music-industry showcase Musexpo in Los Angeles, followed Thursday by a show at the famed Viper Room.
The EP features “Big Town” along with a couple of other potential hits, “Boy Crazy” and “Coming Home.” It’s a solid effort that goes from strength to strength, and will almost certainly serve as a launching pad to genuine stardom.