ShowtimeSaturday 10:30 pm
GenresCountry, Folk, Roots
Russell deCarle is the lead singer, bass player, and a founding member of platinum-selling Prairie Oyster. deCarle is a two time SOCAN award winner, has won multiple junos and CCMA awards, and, with Prairie Oyster, was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. He has appeared as a guest on the acclaimed CBC Songwriters’ Circle series, toured with Bluebird North, opened for Merle Haggard on his cross-country tour of Canada, and has appeared as a special guest vocalist on many occasions. His love and appreciation for the roots of honky tonk and pure country music, as well as the classic country vocalists, the dramatic ballads of Roy Orbison, and the timeless sounds of the Everly Brothers, is evident in his songwriting and performance.