Jared Sowan is one of Canada's most dynamic new Aboriginal artists. He is a first-prize winner of Canada's Aboriginal Icon national talent search and makes his home in the province of Alberta. Jared's repertoire encompasses folk, blues, funk, pop, country, and rock. His distinctive Aboriginal perspective finds its way into all of his music as he sings about happiness, love, loss, and sadness. Jared's exceptional singing talents are matched only by his superb ability to create songs that come straight from the heart. He is a deeply moving on-stage entertainer and is sure to win the hearts of countless fans from sea to shining sea.
Jared Sowan grew up on the Swan River First Nation, Alberta. Jared has been singing since the age of 6 and playing piano since he was 3. Jared has a powerful singing voice that has been described as soulful and deeply moving. 2006 saw the release of Jared's debut album "Eclectically Yours" on Sunshine Records. The album received the 2006 Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards for Best Blues Album and Best Male Artist.
Jared performances have taken him to many cultural events and community venues. The most notable include: The Black Gospel Choir Night at the Jubilee Auditorium The Alberta Centennial Celebration, Calgary Metis Crossing National Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards Esquao Awards Dreamspeakers The Calgary Stampede Capital Ex The finale show at Global Fest Manito Ahbee Festival Jared has played with a variety of bands in many parts of the world such as Hawaii, Costa Rica, Los Angeles, New York, Oklahoma, and throughout Can