MEET SHANYA LYNN…
Armed with an incredible voice, extraordinary songwriting skills and unquestionable charisma, Canadian country star Shanya Lynn Dawson is a driving force of musical talent! Proving her ability all over the nation from an early age, Shanya Lynn is no stranger to performing! What some may not know of this hardworking singer-songwriter, is that Shanya enjoyed a successful early career in television and film! Playing the long standing character Natalie on the ABC Family Channel series, Katts and Dog, Shanya Lynn quickly became a recognized household face. With subsequent starring roles on popular television shows: Top Cops, Forever Knight, The Bionic Man, and T and T - to name a few, Shanya is still adored by fans around the world for her leading role as 'The Dream Girl' on Family Channel’s most played episode of Are you Afraid of the Dark. The Tale of the Dream Girl, according to M.Night Shyamalan, was the inspiration to the creation of the movie The Sixth Sense (1999). Shanya also performed in several music videos and commercials: Kodak, Chrysler, McKean’s, Bold Hold, McDonalds, Wunderbar, and more. Appearing in the feature film, Blown Away, alongside actors Corey Haim and Corey Feldman, Shanya rounded off the 90s with her role as Ashley Carter.
Shanya Lynn’s smooth transition from once applauded as “Canada’s Girl Next Door Commercial Smile” to “Wild Hearted Country Singer” was no surprise to those that knew her best. From a musical family, Shanya began singing alongside her parents band at the age of six, and has now toured all over North America! During Shanya Lynn’s musical career, this sassy B.C. raised-now Ontarian beauty has become renowned for her high-octane, kick ass performances! Her first single "Cowgirl Up" is a party-girl anthem that's daring and fun, with a hard driving sound that will soon explode across radio stations through Canada and parts of the USA - soon available for purchase on iTunes and CDbaby.
Quickly earning the respect of other singer-songwriters, Shanya Lynn is currently working hard in the studio to complete her album, writing with influences from the best of both old and new country sounds. Be sure to request Shanya Lynn on your local radio station. Check out when she'll be hitting the stage next in your town, and watch for her debut album release in the spring of 2013!
MEET THE BAND…
Together with her band, Shanya Lynn & HomeGrown, are a fast-rising Canadian country music group known as one of the hottest Rock N Country acts around! Comprised of members with extensive playing and recording experience, this charismatic group delivers a high energy, fun filled performance with driving instrumentation and an unforgettable sound! Packing the dance floor, Shanya Lynn lights up the stage and has the audience singing along and dancing the night away…always left wanting more!
HomeGrown's musical repertoire includes all the hottest country sounds, with an added spice of classic and southern rock, playing both originals and cover songs. Musical influences include the timeless classics of Johnny Cash and Tanya Tucker to today's most rocking BillBoard hits of Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Gretchen Wilson, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Shania Twain and much more!
With a large fan-base, Shanya Lynn & HomeGrown are often found rocking the hottest country rooms in Ontario, playing the Stampede Ranch, The Crazy Horse Saloon, Stampede Corral, Oshawa Corral, and many more! As versatile musicians, this band keeps a busy schedule playing venues of all types including casinos, arenas, rodeos, weddings, private parties, corporate shows, fairs and festivals. With great pleasure, Shanya Lynn and her group of ace musicians have had the pleasure of supporting many top notch recording artists such as: Willie Nelson, Randy Travis, Vince Gill, Josh Turner, Scotty McCreery, Blue Rodeo, Trooper, Julian Austin, Victoria Banks, Cassandra Vasik, and many more!
Always promoting their shows to the highest degree, Shanya Lynn & HomeGrown can be found on FaceBook, Reverbnation, CMT, Canadian Country Music, My Space, You Tube and of course at www.homegrownparty.com! The HomeGrown Party lights any stage on fire - Your event is sure to be a success with Shanya Lynn & HomeGrown!
"KICK ASS COUNTRY, SOUTHERN, & CLASSIC ROCK AT ITS BEST!"