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, Canada
Genres pop/rock
Occupation(s) singer
Instruments guitar, piano
Labels unsigned

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]

On August 11, 2011 Alanna performed in Toronto’s annual all-female, multi-genre artist Honey Jam[13] showcase presented by PhemPhat in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[14]

On November 12, 2014 Alanna premiered a new single Heartstrings (Produced by Mike 'WUFF' Wofford, Vocal Produced by Jon E.K. and Mixed by Adrian Bradford) on the Los Angeles blog Free Bike Valet.[15]


  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 (April 10, 2008). "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 April 24, 2009. 
  3. ^ Anderson, Angela (June 14, 2008). "Young musician has some big dreams". Cochrane Times. Sun Media Corporation. p. 22. 
  4. ^ "Local musicians compete for chance to perform at Lilith Fair". CTV News. May 27, 2010. Archived from the original on May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2010. 
  5. ^ "CMW Review: Alanna Clarke, Seventh Rain, Amy Heffernan, Krystle Dos Santos; March 11, Bread & Circus - The Panic Manual". March 14, 2011. Archived from the original on March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 
  6. ^ Snow, Stacie (April 2, 2008). "Clarke continues to make her mark". Cochrane Times. Sun Media Corporation. p. 23. Retrieved April 24, 2009. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Lindgren-Kubitz, Liz (August 21, 2007). "Local singer/songwriter set on stardom". Rocky View Weekly. p. 2. 
  8. ^ Sulewski, Reagen (September 10, 2008). "Folk Club to kick off season in right 'Kee'". Cochrane Times. Sun Media Corporation. Archived from the original on April 27, 2009. Retrieved April 25, 2009. 
  9. ^ Junkin, Sarah. "Folk club taps Keelaghan". Cochrane Eagle. Retrieved April 25, 2009. [permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Junkin, Sarah (June 14, 2006). "Local teen records CD". Cochrane Eagle. Archived from the original on June 17, 2006. Retrieved April 24, 2009. 
  11. ^ Maclean, Rachel (May 26, 2010). "Local singer releases new disc". Cochrane Eagle. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved May 29, 2010. 
  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. 
  13. ^ "HoneyJam 2011 Showcase Happening August 11" Archived February 23, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.,, August 5, 2011.
  14. ^ "This Week's Must-see Toronto Shows",, August 11, 2011.
  15. ^ "Heartstrings by Alanna Clarke Premiere",, November 12, 2014.

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