CAREY B. GRANT / ARTIST PROFILE:
Carey's Influenced by: The Rock a Billy, Sounds of: "Johnny Cash, I Walk the Line," "Hank Williams, I Saw The Light, " " Elvis Presley, Mystery Train," "The Beatles, " Eric Clapton, Running on Faith, " that He listened too & Sang with His Dad, Sisters as a Kid at Church & Family Gatherings.
In 1977, He started Gigging Live Events, Emulating: 50's, Country, Punk, British, Hard Rock & Blues Artists. After Dropping out of High School, Moved to Toronto On, to pursue a Music Career. There He Frequented Clubs, Wrote & Recorded some Original Material on 8 Track / Cassette, However, with no Substantial Breaks, Minimum Wage Jobs, at 23 years of age, returned Home Discouraged, Empty & Cynical. Wrestling with Depression, Anxiety & Realization that He'd Crossed the Line into Alcohol Dependency; but, after Attending A.A. / N.A. for 6 years, He was able to complete both: High School & College. This time after Venturing Out again, God Persistently went to Great lengths to Speak to Him, finally getting His attention. Through an Unusually laid out Chain of Events, People & an Obscure, "Brian Setzer" Record." In May 1990 at the age of 29 yrs., He was led by Evangelical Christians to accept Jesus Christ as Personal Savior. This Event & other Past Real Life Experiences, Strongly Emerge in His Music. These songs are a Guitar Driven, Auto-Biographical Collection & that have Soul Rockin' Revelation. He was Just a Kid who wanted to be a Rock 'n' Roll Singer / Guitar Player & He knows what it's like to Hit Bottom. Unfortunately, The Substance Abuse Stole that away, but a Reversal's Obvious because God's Morphing Out His Original Intentions. Through The Years, Carey's Music has been Embraced by both Christian & Mainstream Venues. On Sunday's, You could find Him Rockin' The Blues Away in a Church / Sharing Testimony or on a Friday / Saturday Night, performing at a Fair, Festival, Pub / Grill (Restaurant) or Bar. Unusual doors have opened that have put His Music in Front of: Radio & TV Audiences throughout Various parts of The World as well as opportunities to work with many Great Musicians, as well as Canadian Musicians: David Rashed - Keys (Canadian Rock Band-Haywire), Brian Volmer Vocal - ( Helix ), Darrell Mansfield , Randall Coryell - Drums (Tom Cochrane ), Roy Nichol Drums - ( April Wine ) . . .
" I want as many People as Possible to Experience, " The Love of God, through Music, which is The Most Natural way to Me, " says Carey
Inspirational Music In The Park
Summer Concert Series
Gage Park Brampton On
Tues Aug 5th / 2014
7:00 to 9:00PM
Sun Aug 10th / 2014
12:30 to 1:30PM