Blessed with an achingly distinct voice, reminiscent of Iris De Ment, Jadea tours internationally opening for the likes of Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, The Good Lovelies and Catherine MacLellan. Hailing from Whitby, Ontario, Jadea resides in Toronto alongside her band mates. In 2008, she released her first record entitled Second Spring, earning her “Best Country Artist” honors at the Toronto Independent Music Awards the same year.
Jadea Kelly’s second album, Eastbound Platform, in April 2010 and was instantly followed by two cross-country tours. Jadea finished the year with a nomination for ‘Best New/Emerging Artist of the Year’ at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.
“Jadea is one of the shining jewels in the crown of Canadian songwriters” – Tom Power CBC