Suzie Vinnick at the Windsong Festival
April 26, 1970 |
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, composer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, bass guitar|
|Years active||1994 - Present|
Suzie Vinnick is a Canadian roots and blues singer-songwriter. She performs as a solo artist and contributes to variety of band projects, including The Marigolds (with Gwen Swick and Caitlin Hanford), Vinnick Sheppard Harte (with Kim Sheppard and Elana Harte), Betty and the Bobs and as a duo with Rick Fines.
Her music has appeared in commercials for Tim Hortons, Interac, Ontario Foodland, Tetley's Tea and Shoppers Drug Mart, as well as the soundtracks for MVP: The Secret Lives of Hockey Wives, ReGenesis and the film A Touch of Grey.
Vinnick is a six-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for Best Female Vocalist, winning in 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013, and a two-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for Best Songwriter, winning in 2006 and 2011. She also won the award for Best Bassist in 2006 and Best Acoustic Act in 2013.
Her 2008 album Happy Here was a nominee for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo at the 2009 Juno Awards. Her 2011 album Me 'n Mabel was a nominee for Blues Album of the Year at the 2012 Juno Awards, and she won the award for Contemporary Singer of the Year at the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards.
- Angel in the Sidelines (1994)
- 33 Stars (2002)
- Happy Here (2008)
- Me 'n Mabel (2011)
- Live At Bluesville (2012)
Rick Fines & Suzie Vinnick
- Nothing Halfway (2006)
Betty and the Bobs
- Betty and the Bobs (2006)
- The Marigolds (2005)
- That's The State I'm In (2009)
Vinnick Sheppard Harte
- And They All Rolled Over (2000)
- My Favourite Shirt (2007)
Tony D And His Cool Band
- Dig Deep (1992)
- Dancing Alone: Songs of William Hawkins (2008): "Frankly Stoned"
- Greg Quill, "Suzie Vinnick: Why this songwriter rents her home". Toronto Star, January 10, 2009.
- "SOCAN members make big splash in 2010 International Songwriting Competition". SOCAN, May 4, 2010.
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