Tennyson King is an international touring act from Canada having performed with notable Canadian acts such as Whitehorse, Sloan, Elliot Broode, and Blackie and The Rodeo Kings. He has been featured on national media platforms such as CP24, CTV, CHCH, and Rogers TV. The debut EP has been on high rotation on college, community and CBC radio stations and has charted top 10 on many regions in Canada.
In 2016 he performed at festivals such as Canadian Music Week, Winter Folk Festival, Taste of Danforth, China Town Festival, was nominated for the 2016 Emerging Music Award at the Mississauga Arts Council as well as signing a distribution deal with MusicDishChina for all of China. In 2017 Tennyson King embarked on his first Australian Tour which spanned for four months – highlights include performances at Yackandandah Folk Festival, MONA and Burke & Wills Festival and performances with Paul Dempsey, Paul Woseen (Screaming Jets), Yirrmal, and Brad Marr (MASSIVE).
Currently on his third Australian tour that spans for 4 months with over 50 shows. His style of rock and roll is infused with earthy roots and blues while subtly laced in psychedelic ear candy. It’s a raw, gritty, and organic sound that makes the soul feel wild and the heart comforted.
“Tennyson King delivers gentle rolling rhythms, that also manage to feel crisp and sharp. Is it the breath of fresh Toronto air that adds an edge? I’m not sure – but it’s definitely cool!”
- Liz Trevaskis (ABC Radio)
“Be prepared to be swayed, educated, and moved by this artist who has highly a highly original way of describing the world around him.”
– Nick Hanlon (Green Music Australia)