Ken Tizzard Live at The Acoustic Grill
“A Pedal Steel Rock and Roll Experience”
Ken Tizzard – pedal steel / vocals, Ken Grant – bass, Dave Fischer – drums
One person working multiple roles creates a myriad of characters and personalities that define and make up Ken Tizzard and his music. While reinventing himself as a solo personality Ken Tizzard still performs with Canadian music staples Thornley and the Watchmen.
(Born – St.John’s, Newfoundland – 07/05/69) Musician – Father – Husband – Tall – Teacher – Traveler – Student – Addict – Writer – Singer – Bassist – Friend – Storyteller – Believer – Lover – Listener – Owner – Sinner – Aging – Performer – Liar – Thinker – Fighter – Driver – Optimist + more
With more than a decade and a half in the Canadian music scene b, through his work with the Watchmen, Thornley and now his solo material, has received numerous Juno nominations, Much Music Awards, six gold and platinum records and has had music licensed to major television shows including CSI , Fashion Television and more. As well, Ken’s television appearances run the gamut from Breakfast Television to Bob Izumi’s Real Fishing, through to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. From dark cabarets in northern Russia through to the Air Canada Center, Ken has performed in front of vast audiences in many variations sharing the stage with performers as diverse as Randy Bachman, Michael Burgess and the Toronto/Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.