Joel Plaskett has been a fixture in the Canadian music industry since he was a teenager. In that time he built a successful solo career and a distinctive sound. When he’s not touring or recording, he is helping to produce the music of other artists.
For a few days in June every year, Sled Island festival hits Calgary and the downtown is taken over by bands and concerts. The festival was created in 2007 by Calgary native, and at the time the owner of music venue Broken City, Zak Pashak.