Music City Canada is staffed by industry professionals and we're all here to help you! Feel free to check out any of our staff's profile pages below to learn more about them. If you need to contact our general lines, you call, email or even live chat with us.
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For more than 30 years on guitar, bass, mandolin and percussion Darcy has performed with the likes of Petty Theft, The Kickers, Geoff Masse Band, Whiskey Sinners, Every Couple Uh Weeks, and recently an acoustic duo named RC/DC.
Ryan is the oldest of two sons from the owner of PA Shop, Ron Schroeyens. Ryan started working in the family business in 1993 after his father helped him get his start in the industry as a DJ & lighting designer.
After graduating OIART in 2014, Kyle has worked with many big touring acts and production shows. He spent two years as a Sound Technician on a cruise line, where he mixed shows like CATS, Saturday Night Fever, Grease, and many more.
His playing style has quite a range and he has recorded and played with all styles of bands - country, blues, metal, and both "Classic" and "Jurassic" rock. (see what we did there?) He has recording and played with: Helix, Bobnoxious, Chris Hart , The Trailer Park Boys, Marshall Dane, Bill Durst, The Buffalo Brothers, any many , many others, as well as TV show scores, and radio and television commercials.
Boris first picked up the guitar when he was 12 years old. He has performed professionally for decades playing both lead and rhythm guitar. Boris' 30 years performing include tours with everyone from Our Lady Peace, I Mother Earth, The Tea Party, Cry of Love and more. He has also been a guitar tech for ten years, most recently with Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies), Les Stroud (Survivorman), and Kittie.
Since 1996 Bungie has been touring the world as a guitar/backline tech (roadie) for some of the finest musicians our country has to offer. The late Jeff Healey, Tom Cochrane, Ian Thornley and most recent Kevin Hearn of BNL to name a few. From country to jazz, rock to metal, guitar players have trusted their instruments and rigs to me to make the best performance possible.
As a staple in the Hip Hop community for close to 30 years, Steve AKA DJ Res has played and shared the stage with the likes of Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent and more. He has also been producing Hip Hop, R&B and Dancehall music since the early 90's.
Matt is our in-house recording specialist. He attended Fanshawe College, graduating from the Music Industry Arts (MIA) program. Matt is also quite knowledgable with live sound and lighting equipment among other things.
Derek has been in the industry as a live touring drummer since the mid 80’s with stops worldwide. He has worked for top flight Tribute acts worldwide is a busy on-call session drummer and has worked with Royal Caribbean on cruise lines. In 2013-2014 Derek landed a spot in New York City as a performer/drummer for the Blue Man Group.