New Country 100.7 and The OK Corral Present
A Night With Charlie Major!
Enjoy and intimate and interactive evening with Charlie Major and special guest David James , Friday September 21st at the OK Corral in Kelowna. Charlie and David will be performing acoustic songs followed by a Q&A session.
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ABOUT CHARLIE MAJOR
Rising to the forefront of the Canadian Music scene in the early to mid-nineties, Charlie had a heyday at radio as he became the first Canadian artist in history to score six BDS #1 hits off of his debut album. Nine more chart topping hits would follow, and Charlie would crisscross the world headlining tours and connecting with his fans at fairs and festivals.
But as the old saying goes “fame comes with a cost” and it wasn’t long before a major US label signed Charlie, moved him and his family to Nashville. The head of the label told Charlie his sound needed to change and become “more country.” The marketing department thought his records might sell better in the US if he appeared on the album cover in a Stetson, and added more fiddles and steel guitars to his edgy songs. What the label did not know was that even though Major might sell out concerts, he was not the type of guy who ‘sells out’ his career. Charlie’s integrity to remain true to his fans, himself and his music was immovable and so he relinquished the dream of the big US record deal and returned to his homeland where he continues to be embraced.
Over a decade later Charlie is as successful as ever, he headlines his own tours and pairs up with the likes of ZZ Top to rock arenas full of fans from coast to coast. He has sold nearly half a million records in Canada alone and won 3 Juno Awards and 7 CCMA’s, but you wouldn’t know it to meet him, and he would not tell you. He wears the cloak of humility, just like the hardworking folks that he represents in his music.
ABOUT DAVID JAMES
Celebrating his highest charting single to date, the Top 15 hit “Sun Set On It”, award winning country artist David James (MDM Recordings Inc. / Universal Music Canada) lives by the motto “nothing worth having comes easy and opportunity looks a lot like hard work,” and work hard he does. Following his signing with MDM Recordings Inc., James celebrated a banner year in 2016 with the release of his debut EP “Songs About A Girl”, which garnered the Manitoba native two Canadian Country Music Association Award nominations including a nod in the “Rising Star” category. He made his debut performance at the highly celebrated Boots and Hearts Music Festival, received a Canadian Radio Music Award nomination for “Best New Group or Solo Artist: Country” and wrapped it all up by joining award winning country artist Chad Brownlee on the road before returning to the studio to begin working on a new EP.