Alanna Clarke

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Alanna Clarke
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Alanna Clarke performing along Stephen Avenue in Downtown Calgary on August 28, 2008
Background information
Origin Cochrane, Alberta
Genres pop/rock
Occupations singer
Instruments guitar, piano
Labels unsigned
Website AlannaClarke.com

Alanna Clarke is a Canadian singer/songwriter, guitarist, and piano player based in Cochrane, Alberta.[1][2][3][4][5] she won the Calgary Breakfast Television Spotlight.[6] Clarke was winner of the Toast 'n Jam Battle of the Bands 2007 held at Canada Olympic Park.[7] She also won the Don Weldon Award for most promising performer at the Calgary Stampede Talent Search in 2008.[8][9] In the Cochrane Youth Talent Festival she won two years in row. Her first demo CD, titled Kissing Booth, was released in 2006.[10] Her third CD, Wild Rose, was released in 2010, and one of her songs was selected for use in the movie, Degrassi Takes Manhattan.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charismatic singer reaches out to others". Calgary Herald. June 14, 2010. p. B.3. Archived from the original on May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Klaszus, Jeremy (2008-04-10). "Music lives here — sometimes: City lawmakers groove on the C-Train, but live music on transit is mostly illegal". Fast Forward Weekly. Archived from the original on February 22, 2012. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  3. ^ Anderson, Angela (2008-06-14). "Young musician has some big dreams". Cochrane Times (Sun Media Corporation). p. 22. 
  4. ^ "Local musicians compete for chance to perform at Lilith Fair". ctvcalgary.ca (CTV News). 2010-05-27. Archived from the original on May 16, 2014. Retrieved 2010-05-29. 
  5. ^ "CMW Review: Alanna Clarke, Seventh Rain, Amy Heffernan, Krystle Dos Santos; March 11, Bread & Circus - The Panic Manual". PanicManual.com. March 14, 2011. Archived from the original on March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ Snow, Stacie (2008-04-02). "Clarke continues to make her mark". Cochrane Times (Sun Media Corporation). p. 23. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  7. ^ Lindgren-Kubitz, Liz (2007-08-21). "Local singer/songwriter set on stardom". Rocky View Weekly. p. 2. 
  8. ^ Sulewski, Reagen (2008-09-10). "Folk Club to kick off season in right 'Kee'". Cochrane Times (Sun Media Corporation). Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  9. ^ Junkin, Sarah. "Folk club taps Keelaghan". Cochrane Eagle. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  10. ^ Junkin, Sarah (2006-06-14). "Local teen records CD". Cochrane Eagle (in 20). Archived from the original on June 17, 2006. Retrieved 2009-04-24. 
  11. ^ Maclean, Rachel (2010-05-26). "Local singer releases new disc". Cochrane Eagle. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved 2010-05-29. 
  12. ^ Massey, Kimberley (September 24, 2012). "Cochrane singer's music career gets $30,000 boost". Rocky View Weekly. Great West Newspapers LP / Glacier Community Media. Archived from the original on March 2, 2014. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 

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