2017 Entertainers

Scotty Hills

Scotty Hills got his start at 17, playing drums in the blues clubs of the American Mid West. Before the age of 20, Scotty had opened for Chuck Berry at the Chicago Blues Festival, played the Mutual Musician Foundation in Kansas City, and had shared a bill with the Newborn Brothers in Memphis, Tennessee. Scotty moved to Winnipeg, MB and joined alt blues band, The Perpetrators. After 2 albums, 2 Western Canadian Music Awards, and a Juno Nomination, he ventured on his own and released his debut album 'Wonderland Urgency'.

 

In 2011 he moved to the West Coast, and produced his sophomore album Year of Septembers. This resulted in a publishing deal with Ole Majorly Indie Los Angeles, where Scotty travelled to write songs for mega star Rihanna at Westlake Studio in West Hollywood. Scotty joined Co-writers including American Idol darling Haley Reinhardt, Deputy (Rihanna, Jay Z), Augie Ray (Kayne West) and Jerrod Bettis (Adele, One Republic, Serena Ryder).

 

On his latest effort Nature Girl, Scotty teamed up with mixer Diego Media (Hey Rosetta, David Myles, Joel Placket), and four time Grammy Award Winner Tom Coyne (D'Angelo, The Weekend, Raphael Saadiq). The self produced album is Scotty’s most soulful and sophisticated work to date, incuding lush string arrangements, lyrical painting and soaring dynamics that glue his genre centric tendencies, into the development of a unified sound from start to finish.

Scotty has recently worked with renowned photographer LeAnn Mueller (Rolling Stone Magazine), and has returned to Los Angeles to play the legendary Hotel Cafe. He has worked with such artists as Hubert Sumlin, Tegan and Sarah, Los Lobos, Taj Mahal, Jill and Mathew Barber, Jon and Roy, The Sadies, Wide Mouth Mason, Downchild Blues Band, North Missisippi Allstars, and Jordan Cook (Reign Wolf).

 

For more information about Scotty Hills visit his website at:
 

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