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About Taylor-Rae

With her debut album ‘Backseat Driver’ topping the iTunes country charts at #6 and its first 2 singles, ‘Take Me Out Dancing’ and ‘Nashville’ finding success at Canadian country radio, Taylor-Rae is paving a name for herself in the music industry with her heartfelt songwriting and powerful vocals.

Taylor-Rae, grew up to the sounds of country music and draws a great deal of inspiration from the story telling and sincerity of the classic country artists for her own music. With a kick of modern country/rock fusion, she has created a sound unlike any other.

Originally from Edmonton, Taylor-Rae made her way to Vancouver to attend University and continue pursuing her musical career. Since moving west, she continues to build her resume on the coast and was named the winner of the 2018 BCCMA “Breakthrough Project” competition with her accompanying band “The Backseat Drivers”.

Taylor-Rae also performs with the Top Line Vocal Collective, a contemporary soul choir, and alongside JUNO nominated gospel artist Warren Dean Flandez. She has performed across North America playing venues including the 2017 JUNO’s, the Bluebird Cafe, the Big Valley Jamboree and Rogers Arena, as well as Rogers Place in her hometown of Edmonton.

Following the release of her Debut album this past June, Taylor-Rae has just come off her Western Canada “Backseat Driver Summer Tour” opening for the likes of Colin James at Parkland Summerfest in Calgary and playing for a record breaking crowd at Osoyoos Music In the Park. 

The Backseat Drivers

Winners of the 2018 Roxy Breakthrough Project, Taylor-Rae and the Backseat Drivers are a versatile band specializing in performing a variety of different genres from Top 40 to Country and even Classic Rock. The Backseat Drivers are a group comprised of Cody Fox, Ryan Brown, Blue Morris and James Zielke. These talented musicians are extremely versatile performers who amaze the audience with their vocal and instrumental prowess.

Latest News and Show Dates

Taylor-Rae and the Backseat Drivers have been named the winners of the 2018 Roxy Breakthrough Project!

Upcoming Show Dates


June 8th – Vancouver, BC – ‘Backseat Driver’ Album Release Party (The Wise Hall)

June 20th – Canmore, AB – Half Hitch Brewing

June 22nd – Calgary, AB – Parkland Summerfest

June 26th – Calgary, AB – The Blind Beggar   

June 27th – Edmonton, AB – The Station on Jasper

June 28th – Grande Prairie, AB – Better Than Fred’s

July 10th – Surrey, BC – Music In The Plaza (Surrey City Hall) 

July 12th – North Vancouver, BC – The Shipyards

July 19th  Osoyoos, BC  Music In The Park

July 24th – Surrey, BC – Music In the Plaza (Surrey City Hall) 

September 5th – Calgary, AB – Made In Alberta CCMA Showcase (The Unicorn) 

September 6th – Calgary, AB – Diamond In The Rough CCMA Showcase (The Metropolitan @ 2:00)  

September 22nd – Vancouver, BC – The Roxy Cabaret

October 17th – Langley, BC – Gabby’s Cabaret (11:00 PM)

November 15th – Vancouver, BC – The Roxy Cabaret TICKETS