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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"Country music with a rock edge all wrapped up with a killer bow from a powerhouse frontman, Josh Norrad."
- New Country 92.3 FM -
"Josh Norrad takes country music and adds a down home, classic rock, kitchen party spin to his performances"
- York Resilent -
"Thank you Josh Norrad and York County Smoke you were one of the highlights of Campobello Fogfest's country stage this year. Super professional, awesome sound, great at working the crowd. We would have you back again in a second!"
- Campobello Fog Festival -
Josh's great energy onstage and ability to reach out to both younger and older individuals in the crowd made a great impression, as did his dedication to the fans he met after the performance. Once again I would like to reiterate my thanks, to Josh and his bandmates, for their exceptional performance.
- City of Dieppe, NB -
"He performs with passion and connects with people in a real and fun way "
- BGEA Event Promoter -
The energy of Josh Norrad and his band The York County Smoke was a great way to open our 2018 Nashwaak Music Fest. Not to mention the showmanship of Josh ruling the stage and getting the crowd going. I hope to see them back soon.
- Music Director, Nashwaak Music Fest -
Josh Norrad is a country/rock performer from Boiestown, New Brunswick Canada. Over the last few months Josh has been recording with Dean Brody's band on a new single due for release early this year! Josh has also recently been nominated for a total of 6 MNB awards including two ”Country Artist of the Year" nominations.
Josh has garnered incredible fan support, having recently been named one of CBC Searchlights's "Top 25" in Canada by popular vote; as well as one of Reverbnation's Top 10” country artists in Eastern Canada. He was also declared the winner of the annual "Country liberty Cover Contest" with record shattering fan support.
With a special focus on crowd involvement, Josh has been described as a “powerhouse frontman” who’s performances are both exciting and engaging. Known for his energy and ability to connect with a crowd in a "real and exciting way". Josh is a seasoned performer who has performed for some of the largest events in Eastern Canada including Cavendish Beach Music Festival.