IN THE NEWS
Check here on a regular basis for Cat's latest news. From tour dates and album releases, to reviews, interviews, and more.
SIDE OF THE ROAD MUSIC VIDEO SHOOT
Cat LeBlanc and her DOP Tony Merzetti shot her music video recently. The project Side of the Road is based on her original song of the same name. The story: Janey leaves home with her cat Genesis to escape her abusive stepfather. Late at night on the road, she ends up meeting Nexus; a futuristic being from another world. The film starred Kaitlyn Adair, Ashley Morehouse and Samson LeBlanc.
ArtsLink NB asked Cat to give an artist talk between 6pm and 7pm on Friday August 9th at Gallery on Queen in Fredericton, NB. She and 4 other artists talked about their art and the journey of the artist.
CANADIAN MUSIC ARTIST COLIN FOWLIE JOINS CAT LEBLANC ON HER MUSIC JOURNEY
Recently joining Cat LeBlanc’s team is Colin Fowlie, a critically acclaimed Canadian recording artist and singer-songwriter in his own right. He brings with him a storied past and a unique and compelling approach to music performance, composition, and production.
Having turned heads with his debut full-length album, Party Music, Colin begins a new era as a full-time tour de force in the musical realm. His lifelong journey as a songwriter and performer has culminated as his primary focus, along with family and a passion for exploring the open road with the wind in his face.
Colin will be serving as Executive Producer for Cat’s debut EP, and will play a key role in bringing her December CD Launch event to fruition including joining her onstage as a member of The Samsonites.
Check out Colin's latest music and, MORE, on his artist website at: CLICK HERE
ORIGINAL SONG TO BE USED IN FEATURE FILM
Thanks to Jo Jo Sween Management's diligent work, Cat LeBlanc's breathtaking song composition, Mystery, paired with music maestro Dan-T's magical music scape has been licensed for use in a feature film. Cat's Paris based collaborator Dan-T entrusted her to compose the lyrics and, assist him with the arrangements for the music piece.
Listen to Mystery by clicking HERE
ITALIAN MUSIC RESIDENCY
Cat arrived back recently from a music residency in Italy. She met musicians and singers from around the world and, was given the opportunity to perform live at concerts (a surprise), collaborate with other artists and work on a new body of original music.
NEW MUSIC EP AND MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
Thanks to financial assistance from Jo Jo Sween Management, a Banff Patron, friends and family as well as the ongoing support from the NB Film Co-op and her member production team, Cat will be a producing a music video Side of the Road, in September of this year (Directed by Britany Sparrow). It is a companion piece for her original song of the same name (lyrics by Cat LeBlanc, music by Bryan McDaniel).
Her EP and music video will launch in December with a live event. Her EP was made possible thanks to a generous grant from the province of NB and Music NB.
SONG FEATURED IN ITALIAN VIDEO LOVE LETTER
Cat was honoured to have her original song, Mystery on this amazing love letter to Italy shot there. Click here
"It was mind blowing enough to be at the Banff Centre for a winter music residency for three weeks in January, 2018. Add an Italian music residency this past April, 2019 and, it doesn't get any better!"
"Special thanks to Dan Hill, my music teacher Troy McLaggan and, my mentors Jeff Patch and Debbie Adshade. I would not have the courage to do any of this without the mentorship they have given me."
ART INSTALLATION PROJECTS
Cat recently received a grant from artsnb to work on another new body of music for the installation project, Now That You're Gone based on her late sister's journals and diaries. The project will be a music/installation/live performance which she hopes to launch in 2021.
SONG FEATURED IN CAR COMMERCIAL
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