Madison Olds is a singer/ songwriter who writes and performs across multiple genres including indie folk and pop. Her live performance boasts an honest acoustic sound and delivers a contagious, bubbly, stage experience. She loves playing her white Riversong guitar, custom made locally in Kamloops, BC.
Her band, Bees and the Bare Bones, won the national 2016 Chevy Tailgate Find the Next Local Legend competition. This took them to Nashville where they recorded Fool, which became a featured bonus track during the Chevy Top 20 on CMT, November 2016.
January 2017, she received Emerging Artist of the Year award with the City of Kamloops, sharing a second nomination with Bees and the Bare Bones. An early career highlight for her was in summer 2017, when her band opened for Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson at the Rockin’ River Fest in Merritt.
In addition to performances throughout BC, and abroad, she dances hip hop and tap and has stage actress experience. She has performed in roles like Belle in Beauty and the Beast and Emotional Creatures, a play bringing awareness to international women's issues. Implementing her talents for social causes, Madison was also featured on CBC Radio and CTV News online for her song "Somebody Loves You" taking a stance against bullying.
She is currently working on an album and just wrote the theme song for the Kamloops 2018 British Columbia Winter Games. That song, "Moments in the Mountains" can be found on Spotify, iTunes, CD Baby and here on her website. Additionally, Madison has been selected for a 3 week singer / songwriter residency at the Banff Centre of Performing Arts, spring 2018, and she is super excited to dedicate her time there to writing and creating!
Madison is grateful for the community support she's received over the years and loves sharing her talent with local causes like the SPCA, Big Brothers and Sisters, Christmas Amalgamated, Habitat for Humanity, BC Winter Games, WUSC and other non-profit organizations.
Stay up to date with Madison by connecting through @maddieolds on instagram, her facebook musician page and here on her website.