Musical heritage has brought together this Alberta based recording artists, who have returned to their grass roots.
Their live performances range from simple country-dances to main stage showcases,nothing to big or to small, just good entertainment in its truest form.
Vannatta released this 17 song cd called Cowboys & Soldiers in 2007 and have sold over 1500 copies of which over $2500 has been given back to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy fund and the Vets Angles of the Colonel Belcher Hospital in Calgary. "This cd was dedicated to those old cowboys and pioneers who open up the west under great hardship and to the men and women of 2 generations gave their youth and their lives for the freedom we all enyoy today." Its was a pleasure to record this live cd with the help of Josh Gwilliam at MCC Studio's in Calgary and an real honor to be able to give back to those in need.
Vannatta enjoy playing and touring in many of the premier Canadian Music Festivals and Showcase theatre events such as: Black Diamond Fringe Fest,Alberta & British Columbia Cattlemen’s Associations,South Country Fair (Fort MacLeod),Cowboy Poetry (Pincher Creek), Royal Canadian Legions, Wedding Dances to Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta Showcases just to name a few.
Vannatta is no stranger to the country music scene, taking his original group called Straight Clean & Simple to back to back Canadian Juno award nominations for Best Country group in 1991/92 and 1992/93.Seven albums, over 20 singles, world wide recognition, with chart action from: Canada, The United States, to all of Europe.
The group continues to write, produce, and record new originals music for themselves,as well as original music that they have penned for other artists.