“This is the kind of flawless and emotive pop that would fit in nicely on any mainstream chart, ...showcases depth and intelligence ... fun and hooky. Madison Olds has a remarkable vocal that soothes and feels like sunshine as it takes on a contemporary, formidable flow, but also soars into sweet, airy, cathartic highs ...”
Usually sporting her signature space buns, Madison Olds, acoustic pop singer songwriter writes and performs in the style of Julia Michaels and Ed Sheeran. 2016, her band won a national competition and their song became a bonus track on the CMT Chevy Top 20. Voted Emerging Artist of the Year 2017, a highlight was opening the same stage as Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson at Rockin’ River Music Fest. Recently released, "Moments in the Mountains", written for the Kamloops 2018 BC Winter Games, has recently caught the interest of tourism and television and has received over 250k streams on Spotify. "Can't Touch" is now on all streaming services and "Thank You" just launched to national Canadian radio fall 2018. Her debut album releases February 22, 2019, highlighting her acoustic roots.
Madison Olds is a singer/ songwriter who writes and performs across multiple genres including indie pop and folk. Her acoustic live performance is reminiscent stylistically of her favourite artists, Ed Sheeran and Julia Michaels.
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 the same stage as Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson at the Rockin’ River Fest in Merritt.
In addition to writing and performing she has hip hop, tap and stage actress experience. She has performed in plays like 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 just wrote the theme song for the Kamloops 2018 British Columbia Winter Games singing it at the opening and closing ceremonies to over 5000 athletes and volunteers. That song, "Moments in the Mountains" has over 250k streams on Spotfiy and has recently been joined by other singles, "Can't Touch", Thank You" and "24".
Grateful for the community support she's received over the years, Madison loves supporting several local causes like the SPCA which comes as no surprise as she has two beautiful rescue dogs of her own.
"Thank You" released to national radio fall 2018, and will be followed up by her debut album, "BLUE" , February 22, 2019.