Periwinkle Productions & Management was established in 2003 to provide a New Brunswick based promotion, event planning and artist management and career development company serving New Brunswick, the Maritimes and beyond. It works with local, national and international artists.
Periwinkle offers the following services:
1 assists artists in the development of both regional and broader based touring strategies;
2 consults with artists and guides them in their career development;
3 creates strong and creative infrastructure to assist in elevating artist profiles;
4 acts as a point source for media relations and artist promotion;
5 booking and/or producing and presenting significant showcase events, Cd release tours and other performances including festivals, musical series and regional tours;
6 represents artists at contact and showcasing events.
7 Works to place music in television, film, and other audio and visual platforms.
Accomplishments to Date
Jamie Steel – Named Music Industry Professional of 2010 by Music New Brunswick
Jamie Steel - Nominated three times for Manager of the Year at the ECMA's
Jamie Steel – Twice Awarded a New Brunswick Merit Award for contribution to Arts and Culture
Jamie Steel - successful in acquiring more than $250K in funding for Periwinkle Productions and its artists
Jamie Steel – owns and operates Salty Towers, an accommodation and Creative Residency space in St Andrews. It has hosted a number of musicians who have recorded, written music and collaborated with others.
Founded Paddlefest in 1997, an annual festival in St Andrews, NB in May. It presents 15-20 acts over a three day period.
Founded and direct Winter Warmer an annual intimate small venue festival in St Andrews, NB at the end of January/beginning of February.
Present an annual series of concerts in St Andrews averaging 20 - 30 shows a year
Has presented a number of shows annually in communities throughout the Maritimes.
Periwinkle Productions - Nominated twice for Company of the Year at the ECMA's
Artists on the Periwinkle Productions Roster have accumulated more than 30 regional, national and international award wins and nominations including one grammy (nomination), 6 Maple Blues (wins and nominations), 3 Canadian Independent Music Award (nominations), 14 ECMA (2 wins and 12 nominations), 4 South African Music Award (3 wins, 1 nomination) among others.
Roster - Periwinkle Productions and Management has worked with the following Artists
Ryan LeBlanc – Instrumental Percussive Guitar
Earthbound Trio – Folk Rock with a funky twist
Keith Hallett – Electric Blues
Mike Stevens/Raymond McLain – Bluegrass Harmonica, Banjo/Fiddle – Ontario/Kentucky
Tony Cox – South African Fingerstyle Guitar
Andres Godoy – Chilean one armed Acoustic Guitarist
Alan Gerber – Boogie Woogie Blues Piano - Quebec
Isaac and Blewett – Folk Roots and Blues
Hot Toddy – Roots and Blues
Joel Fafard – Folk and Roots - BC
Periwinkle Productions' artists tour regionally, nationally and internationally, dates include shows in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Quebec , Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, US, Germany, UK, Holland, Belgium, France, South Africa, Japan and Taiwan.