Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 4:30 pm
Georges-Saint-Pierre park in NDG
Lausanne park in Laval
December Rose, born and raised in Montreal, Canada, first attracted international attention in 2012 after winning the Best Solo Artist title in an online competition with her original song, “Don’t Give Up On Love.”
Invitation Records’ Russ Regan, who previously launched the careers of Elton John, Barry White, Neil Diamond and Olivia Newton-John, heard her performance and quickly signed her up. In 2015, her first EP, “December Rose,” was released to broad critical acclaim. It included the single “Ball Game” which received a “New Artist Spotlight” award from Blastro.com, was featured on AOL/Slacker Radio’s “New Pop First” channel, on Tunecore’s “TC Video Fridays” and listed among “Retail Radio’s Top 40” list, which brought it to 8,500 outlets.
December Rose’s voice and style have been compared to the best of Adele, Jessie J and Amy Winehouse. Earning her music degree in classical voice performance, being awarded 2 silver medals from the Royal Conservatory of Music and winning the 2017 Superfantastico Singing Contest.
With her latest album, “Inside | Out”, December takes listeners on a powerful, emotional journey, providing insight to the challenges she encountered while growing up, and the hope that helped her overcome them. The self-written pieces are interspersed with classic spiritual songs, which reflect some of her earliest musical memories of singing in the children’s choir while attending church with her grandma.
In the fall of 2017, December independently debuted her first co-written Italian single “Lo Specchio” at Il Cantagiro Festival in Fiuggi, Italy, where we was presented with the “Best Original Song” award in the International Category. She was then selected to be a judge for the Canadian JUNO Awards in March 2018.
While using her music, experience, and knowledge to teach and mentor youth, she is currently working on new music set to release in the next few months, while making appearances at festivals, casinos, and TV stations around the city."