About Mary Anne
A Story Steeped in Sound
A stylistically unique Alternative Country Rock/Pop Band from day one, the members of Mary Anne's Band have been been singing, performing, and playing in sync as if they’d been together their entire musical careers. Throughout the course of the band’s union, they have won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life; performing at a variety of venues, making loads of public appearances, all the while recording new music. Learn more by exploring the site, and feel free to get in touch with any of your comments and questions.
Mary Anne Message has come a long way from her childhood days when she sang to her stuffed toys while standing on the fireplace hearth. Gone too are the days when she played clarinet and sang in a Jazz Choir.
These days you will find her hanging out with members of Brett Kissel’s band, going over her tracks and putting the final touches on her debut CD.
“Kiss Me In The Rain” is the first single from this new project, which was produced under the watchful eye of Mark Troyer.
"I am extremely excited to drop this single to radio says Mary Anne, its my dream coming true."
Bio of Mary Anne Message
Mary Anne is a Canadian Army Brat born in Germany. She lived between Southern Ontario & BC, then settled between South Langley, Aldergrove & Abbotsford BC before moving to Central Alberta in 2012 (Red Deer Area)
As a child, Mary Anne played the Clarinet in Concert Band and sang in Jazz choir. She used to sing to her stuffed toys while standing on the fireplace hearth as a kid. She wrote silly songs and revamped the Alphabet song as a child. her sisters can vouch for that.
In later years while in Aldergrove & Abbotsford BC, Mary Anne started entering vocal competitions, qualifying, and being in the top 5 in most of her competitions. Mary Anne's first experience in a band was in a group named Young At Heart that played the Golden Oldies to the elderly in Old Folks Homes. She was the lead vocalist and was the youngest of the group the rest of the band could fit right in where they played. Her 2nd band was a group named Glory Daze. It was a Duo group with Cory Risling on guitar and Mary Anne on bass. The two named the band Glory Daze because they found out that they both owned the same horse named Glory. Mary Anne formed another country band named Deputized where she played the bass and sang lead and background vocals. It was here that her and Kane Follis started writing songs together.
Mary Anne became a member of the BCCMA where there was an opportunity to enter her co-write" Kiss Me In the Rain" in a Province Wide Song Writing Contest in British Columbia. Kiss Me In The Rain landed Mary Anne a spot of the 20 chosen winners to attend a weekend workshop with Ron & Sue Irving.
Mary Anne moved to Alberta in 2012 where she started networking with Vocalists and Musicians. Mary Anne won the Ivan Daines Friends and Hero's Vocal Competition in 2016 and Competed in the Annual Olds Idol landing here 3rd Place in 2018. She then became a member of the ACMA.
Mary Anne met Mark Troyer, a Producer, at the Country Star Search in Olds. She then hired members of Brett Kissel's band to record her Debut Album "Bucket List" at Evergreen Studios. The musicians are Matty McKay on Guitar, Justin Kudding on Bass and Spencer Cheyne on Drums as well as Bart McKay on the Organ & Mitch Jay on Banjo as well as Mike Stevens on Harmonica. Before releasing the single "Kiss Me In The Rain" from the Album "Bucket List" Mary Anne became a member of the CCMA.
Mary Anne's song Reel You In was release Dec 2015 and has been #1 on the numberonemusic.com's Country Pop Charts for more than 30 weeks. The Bucket List Album was release June 2018 and Sweet Noise is #1 on the Alternative Country Charts on the numberonemusic.com and her Tall, Dark & Chevy is currently sitting at #6 on the same charts. Mary Anne released Kiss Me In The Rain, a co-write with Kane Follis and Victor Teixeira, to Radio in June 2018 and can be heard at Canadian Beats CBC
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CJVR in Melfort, SK
CIXM in Whitecourt
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CJVR aired a radio interview and played the song Kiss Me In The Rain on July 25th in both Melfort and Whitecourt.
Mary Anne has very unique timber and has been dubbed Shania Twain meets Pat Benatar. Or more recently, she was dubbed as Carrie Underwood meets Joan Jett. She has some kick up your heals tunes as well as touch your heart songs. You can find Mary Anne performing around Central Alberta as well as hosting some Open Mic's at Boots and Barrels in Innisfail, Alberta.
Mary Anne performed as a featured Artist at the Ivan Daines 42nd Annual Country Music Picnic on Aug 9th, 11th and 12th. To find out more visit reverbnation.com/maryannemessage
You can find digital copies of Mary Anne's Album on any digital platform like iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Deezer, Spotify, Amazon Music etc...