Young, brilliant, and unique; The Shrugs are amongst Canada’s most promising pop-rock acts. Caitlin Connelly (Vocals), Brandon Johnas (Guitars) and Stephanie Cole (Bass) compose emotionally charged songs inspired by hyperactive imaginations and a passion for creativity. While their music reflects influences of Amy Winehouse, Mother Mother, and Arcade Fire – the band has etched its own distinct mark on their genre; best experienced live in concert.
The Shrugs are hitting the studio late fall of 2011 to team up with critically acclaimed Producer/Engineer, Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, Kelly Rowland, State Of Shock). The resulting EP will showcase the bands’ superstar talents, bringing to light a polished product that will have major labels begging for more.
Hard work ethic coupled with a strong sense of community inspires The Shrugs to make regular charitable contributions while connecting with their fans on the closest personal level. Exhibiting a level of maturity rarely seen in today’s music industry has fueled fan allure, capturing the attention of a number of industry executives along the way.
With a series of professional and articulate music videos, pending festival dates, a Cross Canada Tour and (follow-up) Western Canadian Tour in the works, along with their highly anticipated EP Release / Industry Showcase – continued successes are on the horizon in the coming years for The Shrugs.
Band MembersCaitlin Connelly - vocals
Brandon Johnas - guitar
Stephanie Cole - bass