BRENDA DIRK - BIOGRAPHY
Country Music Recording Artist
Brenda Dirk is young lady with a big voice, and even bigger plans. She released her debut single “Shades On” in September 2017 and is rapidly moving forward. Her second release “Too Broke For Christmas” “ hit the air on November 2017 sitting in third place on the top Five DMDS downloads on it’s second day out.
She has garnered herself 4 ACMA nominations for 2017: Fans’ Choice, Female Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year.
Her style evokes a rockier edge to her song writing, where she uses a strong sense of conviction to tell a story in each one of her songs. For the past year, Brenda has worked tirelessly on her debut album with Producer Bobby Cameron and is extremely excited about her musical future with the release of her anticipated first album.
Her love and talent for performing is only equalled by her passion for song writing. Brenda has a joy and zest for life that comes out in her musical and song writing abilities. She draws her inspiration for life around her and a family that she adores.
Living on a acreage in Spruce Grove, and being the youngest of three in the family, she knew her work was cut out for her to make her mark. Her love of the country and horses propelled her to volunteer at Horse Sense Training and Petting Zoo for kids with disabilities. Most of the week she would help volunteer at the barn to provide assistance to the children so they could ride their favourite pony.
With past performances at Big Valley Jamboree, The Needle Vinyl Tavern and Cook County Saloon to name a few and upcoming ones filling up her calendar this year will be ending with a rush of performing and 2018 is getting ready to start off with a bang that will last the whole year.
Once you have heard her, Brenda’s powerful vocals and her “edgy country rock” song writing style combination, will have you acknowledging they place her in a unique category that takes her audience through an unforgettable feeling experience.
“She’s a Canadian Gretchen Wilson” says Producer Bobby Cameron.
If you need a bit of relief from the fall weather, stop by Spotify and take Brenda Dirk’s debut single “Shades On” for a spin. It will bring back the sunshine days of summer and drive you to a warm and sassy place. Or enjoy her Christmas song called “Too Broke for Christmas” something everyone can relate to and enjoy, with its tongue in check attitude and toe tapping rhythm.
Brenda’s powerful vocals and her “edgy country rock” song writing style combination, places her in a unique category that will take you through an unforgettable feeling experience.
CCMA’S – ACMA Showcase – Saskatoon, SK 2017
Cook County Saloon – Live Events, Edmonton – 2017
The Needle Vinyl Tavern – Rising Stars – Edmonton 2016/2017
Big Valley Jamboree – ATB Financial Stage, Camrose, AB 2015/2016/2017
Big Valley Jamboree – Songwriters Auditions, The Needle – Edmonton 2017
Arts Touring Alliance Auditions – The Needle, Edmonton 2017
Party in the Park – Edmonton
Main Act for the Toyota Show 'n Shine (Stollery Children's Hospital fundraiser)
Rock 'n Pop Class Tour – Vancouver, BC
Shaker's Roadhouse - Edmonton
Multiple Charity events
Awards and Recognition
Nominee for Consideration 2016 & 2017 Female Artist of the Year – Assoc. of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA)
Nominee for Consideration 2017 Fan's Choice – Assoc. of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA)
Nominee for Consideration 2017 – Video of the Year "Miss All About Me" Assoc. of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA)
Nominee for Consideration 2017 – Song of the Year (B.Dirk, G. Dirk, B. Cameron) Assoc. of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA)
Winner FutureFest - Songwriting Category in 2014/2015
Finalist at Big Valley Jamboree
Semi-finalist Klondike-Days Talent Search
BRENDA DIRK - SHORT BIOGRAPHY
Country Music Recording Artist
For the past 5 years, Brenda Dirk has been working hard to develop her own style of music. She is a singer/songwriter who’s songs find that unique balance between story telling and musical style. She has been working with very talented musicians and a great producer and has just released her debut single “Shades On” in September 2017 and has now released on November 2017 a #2 on the DMDS chart "Too Broke For Christmas" her Christmas song.