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Drew Rouse is a fiercely independent musician and writer who has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe. He has captivated audiences from coast to coast and across the oceans with his songs about environmental and social justice. Drew has a unique propensity for meshing smooth rhythms with driving melodies around deeply relevant issues, never preachy. Often described as “Conscious Soul music”, his music is soulful, powerful and keeps you moving. His extensive touring, energetic live performances paired with his solid charismatic presence have earned him a very diverse and loyal following.

Drew began writing poetry at age 7 and composing professionally at age 14. He has released six independent albums so far: Rage, Flowers, Live From Bearsville studios, In My Movie, The Flesh and The Spirit, and Singing To The Choir.

Drew performs solo or with many different arrangements of musicians and instrumentation. Thus, “the Gathering” is a blend of those musicians who come together at Drew’s performances to celebrate live, original music. This provides for an exciting and ever evolving live show.

Drew follows in a long tradition of great Canadian songwriters and story tellers. He is the real deal, a troubadour with a gypsy’s soul. If he’s not on tour he is planning the next one. Keep an eye out for Drew Rouse and his latest CD. Love and Respect to you and yours…

“The consciousness is rising because some of us are lifting it” ~D.R.

Headshot UPCOMING SHOWS!

July 25th at The Howe Sound Brewery in Squamish, B.C. 8pm

July 28th at The Minstrel Cafe in Kelowna, B.C.

July 30th at Fernando’s Pub in Kelowna, B.C. 8pm

Aug. 1st at The Wild Flour Power Hour in Banff, AB. 4-5pm

Aug. 2nd at The Beaver Lounge in Banff AB. 8pm. 

Aug. 3rd at The Ironwood in Calgary, AB. 9pm

Aug. 5th at The DownStream in Jasper, AB. 10:30pm

Aug. 6th at The Banff Farmers Market 2-4pm

Aug. 6th at The Storm Cellar in Banff, AB. 8pm

Aug. 8th at The www.seatoskygondola.com Cafe. 6pm

Aug. 15th at The Chai Lounge on Main St. Vancouver, B.C. 9pm

Aug. 16th at Falconetti’s in Vancouver, B.C. 9pm.

Aug. 22nd at The Chai Lounge on Main St. Vancouver, B.C. 9pm

Aug. 29th at The Chai Lounge on Main St. Vancouver, B.C. 9pm

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