The Washboard Union
3x reigning CCMA Group of the Year and 5x CCMA Roots Artist/Album of the Year, The Washboard Union are among Canada’s preeminent country bands, and one of the most talked about Canadian bands today. Led by step-brothers Aaron Grain & Chris Duncombe and their best friend David John Roberts, The Washboard Union share a love for the art of songwriting and storytelling that has resonated with audiences from North America to Europe. Certified Gold twice in Canada, the band has had seven Top 10 hits and numerous top 20 hits, and was the first country band to win the JUNO Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year; a multi-genre category. On their latest album Everbound, released in April 2020, The Washboard Union keeps the good times rolling with an irresistible blend of roof-raising anthems and poignant ballads, coupled with their impeccable three-part harmony and top-notch musicianship.
The Washboard Union have also donated their music and merchandise to countless other charitable events including Basic for Babies (BC), STARS Air Ambulance fundraisers (CAN), Gone Country Cancer Fundraiser (BC), Love of Children Charity Golf Classic (AB), Listowel Arena Fundraiser (ON), Red Cross fundraiser for Fort Mac (AB), and many more, proving their passion extends from the joy in their hearts into everything they do. This is a band that cares deeply about their fans, and anyone who has seen them live knows The Washboard Union engage with their audience at every opportunity. One of the busiest bands touring in Canada, The Washboard Union have played nearly every stage between Vancouver Island and Newfoundland, over to Europe and back, and have shared the stage with Old Dominion, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band, Thomas Rhett, Lonestar, and more.