JC TOWNSEND
ABOUT JC

JC TOWNSEND

JC TOWNSEND IS AN ALTERNATIVE ACOUSTIC SINGER-SONGWRITER FROM VANCOUVER, CANADA.

JC WAS BORN IN CALGARY, CANADA WHERE HE HAD HIS FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM AND TOUR WITH THE CALGARY BOY'S CHOIR AT THE AGE OF 9. JC TRAVELLED TO THE UK AND ACROSS CANADA AS A FEATURE PERFORMER. IN HIS TEENS, JC CHANGED DIRECTION AND BEGAN A LIFE LONG JOURNEY PLAYING AND TOURING IN HEAVIER (PUNK, HEAVY METAL, HARDCORE) BANDS. JC HAS CONTRIBUTED TO VARIOUS PROJECTS (THE INHALERS, CONCH, CAR 87, DROWN IN ASHES) ON GUITAR, BASS AND AS A LEAD VOCALIST. JC IS CURRENTLY THE VOCALIST IN THE VANCOUVER (CANADA) BASED HARD CORE BAND "PRESS ON". PRESS ON CAN BE FOUND HERE.

JC HAS ALWAYS HAD AN INTEREST IN MELODIC MUSIC, PAYING KEEN ATTENTION TO VOCALS, CADENCE, AND HARMONIC STRUCTURE. IN EARLY 2020 HE DECIDED TO BEGIN THIS JOURNEY, AS A SOLO ARTIST; WRITING SONGS ROOTED IN SOCIAL ISSUES, MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION, LOSS, RECOVERY, CONNECTION, AND HIS LIVED EXPERIENCE.

JC HOPES TO INSPIRE OTHERS, WHO ARE GOING THROUGH DIFFICULT TIMES, WITH HIS MUSIC. JC IS 12 YEARS CLEAN AND SOBER.

"SAVE ME FROM MYSELF" (GhOStS - 2020)