Shelley Chase is the owner and founder of Garrison Hill Entertainment; an Atlantic Canadian folk agency exporting and importing celebrated traditional and folk acts since 2005. Chase specializes in artist development and unique touring solutions, non-conventional performance spaces and rustic collaborations. Passionate about the unique voice of Atlantic Canadians and the pairing of Irish and Scottish voices, fiddles and re-inventing living traditions for contemporary audiences; she is often bucking trends. Her priority is ensuring a strong and relevant presence in folk music for fiddles, traditional singers with stories of settlement, immigration, industry and community while still working with those who create original idie folk music with a strong sense of place.
Shelley's current touring acts include The Lumber Jills (NB), The Paul McKenna Band (SCOT), RURA (SCOT), Talisk (SCOT), Curly Strings (ESTONIA), Findlay Napier (SCOT) . She is proud to be the recipient of the MNB Music Industry Professional of the Year for 2016.
She has produced shows in Afghanistan, France, Australia, Ireland across Canada as even at The North Pole. When not working as agent, publicist, social media co-ordinator, producer; she tours her folk music project "Shelley Bean & The Duckety Muds" for children nation-wide.