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JJ SHIPLETT celebrates banner year with I'll Be Home for Christmas live stream

Intimate virtual show to take place December 20 @ 7pm MST / 9pm EST

"His deeper voice boasts an incredible range, creating a gritty, Eddie Vedder-reminiscent quality." - EARMILK

"The sound of honest vulnerability." - Americana UK

"Mournful Springsteen-esque harmonica-and-guitar folk
" - Calgary Herald

December 16, 2020 - Signing off on a banner year, JJ Shiplett has a lot to celebrate, despite the chaos of 2020. Releasing two albums, Fingers Crossed, and its sister record Crossed Fingers, accumulating over 6.7 million streams worldwide, receiving a CCMA award nomination and being named a long list artist for the 2020/2021 JUNO Masterclass, Shiplett is celebrating by inviting fans into his home for his I'll Be Home for Christmas live stream concert.

The I'll Be Home for Christmas live stream will take place on December 20 @ 7:00pm MT/9:00pm ET via Shiplett's YouTube channel and Facebook page. Fans will be invited into Shiplett's living room as he performs tracks from both records, while spreading some holiday cheer with a few Christmas classics and sharing his favourite cocktail recipe.

2020 Highlights
- Fingers Crossed debut at No. 2 on the iTunes country album chart
- Fingers Crossed nominated for Roots Album of The Year at the 2020 CCMA Awards
- Crossed Fingers debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes singer-songwriter chart
- Both albums garnered over 1,000,000 streams/views
- Shiplett announced as a long list artist for the 2020/2021 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class
- Shiplett launch Red Buffalo Records, distributed by The Orchard via Jayward Artist Group

 

About Fingers Crossed / Crossed Fingers
Shiplett released the original album Fingers Crossed in March 2020 at the beginning and height of the chaos surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. As the landscape quickly shifted around him, he felt the weight of the pandemic, but it was the fans’ response to his voice and to the songs on the record that allowed him to remain hopeful. That unwavering support led Shiplett to create the beautifully raw edition, Crossed Fingers, to allow the songs to shine again in a different light. With the addition of an emotional new bonus track, “Bluejay Highway”, the album is a recreation of each song from the original record, but with stripped back production for a vulnerable and intimate soundscape. The collection is brought to life by Shiplett’s moving vocals and the listener is left with the magic that is Shiplett’s signature raspy sound and songwriting sensibilities.

This year, Shiplett rediscovered his roots; stripping his music down to the foundation of who he is as an artist. Marking a new era in his career, his sound, and his songwriting, Shiplett has more in store to share with fans for an even bigger 2021.

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Stream Fingers Crossed HERE
Stream Crossed Fingers HERE

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