Do YOU Believe? You Will After You Read This!

Well, the results are now in and you may find yourselves in a similar state of WONDER and AMAZEMENT as we here at MCC Recording Studio have found ourselves …

It is with sincere gratitude and appreciation that we announce … BOTH Johnny “Six Pack” Gasparic AND Dave Temple were nominated for the ACMA (Alberta Country Music Association) “Industry Person Of The Year” award and have made it to the “Second Ballot”.

An honour indeed and we would like to thank all of our friends and associates for your continued support.

Tex Holliday (Supercharged Country)

What: full length CD
Engineer: Johnny Gasparic
Producer: Tex Holliday

Fast Facts: Sharing his time between Vancouver, BC and Houston, Texas; Canadian singer songwriter, Tex Holliday has been entertaining locally and internationally for the past few years. Many of his songs have been placed in film and TV as well as recorded for labels such as Sony, Electra, and Warner.

For the last while, Tex has been diligently writing and co-writing for his brand new CD.  His highly anticipated debut single “Wrong Side of Heaven” will be released to Canadian radio on May 9, 2011. The CD, “Always on Holliday” to be released in June 2011.
Influences: Brooks & Dunn, Dwight Yoakam, Keith Urban and Bryan Adams

Catch Them:
Nov 24th Ocean Reef Club –                 Key Largo, Florida
Sept 8-1 – CCMA’s –                     Hamilton, Ont
06-18 Afternoon Concert -Welcome Summer         Vancouver BC
06-17 Big Hair 80’s Show Haney Hotel         Maple Ridge BC
06-11 Wainwright City Concert                 Wainwright AB
06-08 Private Educators of Canada show         Calgary AB
06-05 Dawson s Creek                     Dawson Creek BC

05-23 Wainwright City Concert                 Wainwright AB
04-30 Rock Concert- Outdoor Spring Festival Boys and Girls Country
18806   Roberts Road Hockley, TEXAS USA

Also in tracking away in April:  The Shagbots, Second Rate Brain, Kingdom of Few, Crystal Kid, Open Air, Bobby Wills, Randy Krause, Colored Prints, Lisa Cuthill

Shane Hawryluk (Country)

What: song demos
Engineer: Johnny Gasparic
Producer: R. Mizzoni
Fast Facts: Up and coming singer-songwriter from Calgary ala Alan Jackson meets Ian Tyson

Also in the studio in March chipping away…!
Silent Panic, The Shagbots, Martin Proto, 15 Miles, Randy Krauss, Rooster in a Hen house, Stephanie Perrault, Troy Kokol, Stone Cartel… (Man, it’s getting crowded in here!!)

The Apresnos (Well Tailored Rock n’ Roll)

What: full length CD
Engineer: Johnny Gasparic
Producer: Trevor Hurst

Fast Facts: A Clean Cut, Well Dressed, High Energy rock organization exploding from the depths of Stony Plain, AB, Canada. Influences:
Weezer Taj Mahal Jimi Hendrix Nirvana Rev Theory Santana Jack White The Beatles The Darkness Blink 182 Travis Barker. Opened for Papa Roach, Offspring and Our Lady Peace

Catch Them:
Sat, 11 Jun    Early Stage Saloon – Stony Plain, AB
Fri,  24 Jun    Haven Social Club     – Edmonton, AB
Fri,    1 Jul    Multicultural Center – Stony Plain, AB

Penny Reign (power pop guitar rock)

What: full length CD
Engineer: Johnny Gasparic
Producer: Penny Reign

Fast Facts: Formed in 2008 by ex-Butterfinger members, Ty Penny and Gary Ostafichuk, Penny Reign is showing up on the radar of Canadian radio broadcasters and the Saskatchewan music industry at large. The band was recently selected as 1 of 12 regional winners for their song “Live A Lie” in the Canadian Radio-Star Songwriting competition sponsored by Canadian Music Week. The band has opened shows for The Trews, Big Sugar and Wide Mouth Mason.

Catch Them: Around Sask and at Canadian Music Week 2011