VISSIA

Alex Vissia
Box 159
Benalto AB T0M 0H0
bookings@vissiamusic.com
780 405 9858

Performance Highlight

  • 2016 - opened for Del Barber at The Buckingham, Edmonton AB

  • 2016 - opened for the Harpoonist & the Axemurderer at the Bow Valley Music Club, Calgary AB

  • 2015 - headliner for Edson Arts Council concert series performance, Edson AB

  • 2015 - opened for Colleen Brown at CKUA’s Live Performance Space for the TransCanada Music West performance series - recorded live and rebroadcast province-wide twice

  • 2014 - Beaumont Blues & Roots Festival Performer - opening for Lindi Ortega

  • 2014 - Big Valley Jamboree Songwriter Stage performer alongside Harry Stinson, Russel de Carle and JJ Shipley

  • 2013 - Edmonton Folk Music Festival performer

  • 2013 - Canmore Folk Festival performer

  • 2013 - opened for Del Barber at the Lyric Theatre, Swift Current SK

  • 2012 - opened for The Skydiggers at the Duncan Garage Showroom, Duncan BC

  • 2008 - Edmonton Folk Festival performer (Vissia Sisters)

Recordings

  • Place Holder LP, in progress
    - currently being mixed by Sam Kassirer (Lake Street Dive, Josh Ritter, David Wax Museum)

  • Young Love EP, released May 2013

  • A Lot Less Gold full-length album, released November 2011

Showcases

  • 2015 Private Showcases at Folk Alliance International Conference, Kansas City, Missouri

  • 2014 Private Showcases at Folk Alliance International Conference, Kansas City, Missouri

  • 2011 Finalist in the Calgary Folk Fest Ship & Anchor Songwriting Competition

  • 2010 Vancouver Olympics Alberta House Showcase (Vissia Sisters)

  • 2004 Canadian Country Music Week Gospel Showcase (Vissia Sisters)

Radio

  • 2015 CKUA TransCanada Music West performance series - full set recorded live and rebroadcast province-wide twice

  • 2012 CBC Radio 2 Canada Live! feature performer

  • Young Love; charted three weeks in a row for the month of May on CJSR FM (University of Alberta), as well as receiving consistent airplay from CBC Radio 1 and CKUA Radio

  • A Lot Less Gold; received airplay across Canada on independent radio, appearing on charts such as CJSW, CJSR, CFRC (Kingston ON) and CJAM (Windsor ON)

Support Experience Highlights

  • 2016 Wild Mountain Music Festival performer - The Hearts

  • 2016 JUNO Fest performer - The Hearts

  • 2016 FAVA Fest feature performers - The Hearts

  • 2015 Calgary Folk Music Festival performer - support for Lucette

  • 2015 Interstellar Rodeo Edmonton performer - support for Lucette