Canadian songwriter/musician BAHAMAS (Afie Jurvanen) has announced Bootcut, his sixth studio album and the follow-up to his JUNO Award-winning 2020 release Sad HunkBootcut, available everywhere on September 15, features classic Jurvanen musicianship and songcraft; however, this time, he leans into his country-music influences with all the wit, bizarro guitar solos, and the ever-so-clever storytelling that filters time-honoured themes through a distinctly modern lens.

Recorded at Nashville’s legendary Sound Emporium by Grammy-nominated producer Robbie Lackritz (Feist, Peach Pit) and Dan Knobler (Allison Russell, Rodney Crowell), Jurvanen was surrounded by a dream team band that includes iconic Country artist (and current Eagle) Vince Gill on guitar, pedal-steel maestro Russ Pahl (Kenny Rogers, Sturgill Simpson), Tennessee Three bassist Dave Roe (Johnny Cash, Chet Atkins), harmonica great Mickey Raphael (Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow), mandolin master Sam Bush (Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt), keyboardist Jen Gunderman (Willie Nelson, The Jayhawks), and drummer Jon Radford (Brendan Benson, Justin Townes Earle).

About BAHAMAS: A globally successful touring artist, Bahamas’ appeal transcends age and genre. Everyone from Taylor Swift, BTS, and Vulfpek to DRAM, Jack Johnson, Robbie Robertson, Wilco, and kd lang are fans and have all expressed so publicly. His 2020 album, Sad Hunk, won the JUNO for Adult Alternative Album of the Year with the track “Done Did Me No Good,” featured in an epic final scene of the last season of Ted Lasso. He averages 3 million monthly listeners on Spotify, nearing a billion streams in total. “Lost In The Light,” from his Certified Gold selling album Barchords, is closing in on 200 million streams alone, while “All The Time,” the lead single from his third album, Bahamas Is Afie, recently passed 100 million. Nominated for a 2019 Grammy Award, his records have all been named to the Polaris Music Long List. He’s an eight-time JUNO Award nominee taking home five awards, including the accolade for Songwriter Of The Year (2015). He has appeared multiple times on Jimmy Kimmel LiveCBS Saturday Morning and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Bahamas has garnered a reputation for creating thoughtful yet comical videos on socials – follow along at or stay tuned to 108.4 BOOT FM.



Apr 27 2024


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