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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. He has recently released his debut album and has been nominated for a total of 6 MNB awards (2018/2019), including Country Artist of the Year. Josh has also been connecting with audiences, having recently entered Reverbnation's “Top 10” in Eastern Canada. He is also beginning to hit the airwaves, his latest single recently went out to country radio nationwide and has received airplay coast to coast. With a special focus on crowd involvement, Josh has been described as a “powerhouse frontman” who’s performances are both exciting and entertaining. 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.
A few years while touring Canada as part of a rock band, Josh took on a side project in the country genre. Shortly after, he released his first single and it became a instant hit with fans. Since then he has pursued this new project passionately. Already in this short period of time Josh has begun to make a name for himself in the country rock scene.