who is small town runaway?
“ An old soul breathing life and emotion into the familiar stories of love, life, and heartbreak.”
— Anthony Fiddler - Fiddler Productions
Small Town Runaway is Canadian singer-songwriter Christine Sherrington. Born and raised in the small rural town of Erin, On she is now based in Whistler, BC on the West coast of Canada and a fixture in venues up and down the sea to sky. With a voice described as both smokey and soulful, and a sound somewhere between country, rock and blues, small town runaway is roots with a twist.
A lover of music her entire life, Christine has been inspired by artists across the board; from listening to stevie wonder and going to see earth wind & fire with her dad to going to alternative rock and folk concerts like warped tour in ontario with her brother, she grew up with live music. This inspired her to pick up a guitar and start writing songs of her own. If you asked her she would say that the best songs are the ones that speak to people, that they can relate to.
After performing throughout her time at the university of british columbia, she now splits her time between Whistler, Vancouver and Nashville, TN. her band Small Town Runaway has since been finalists in several contests such as:
"Be the Best, Play the Fest" contest to perform at the Pemberton Music Festival 2016
Whistler Music Search 2017
BCCMA Spotlight Performance Contest 2017
Roxy Breakthrough Project 2018
RED TRUCK Concert series 2018
They have performed at festivals such as the :
Hear & Now Whistler Music Festival 2017
BC Country Music Award Showcase 2017
Cloverdale Rodeo 2018
& have been featured on radio stations in both Ontario and British Columbia including 102.1 Mountain FM, 101.5 whistler fm, 101.9 CiTR FM & 105.9 the region
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“ I think what I love most about country music is the story telling. Great songs are the ones written from the heart and about real life and experiences. There's something to be said for an honest song that people can relate to.”
— Christine Sherrington