Logan McKillop is a songwriter/guitarist and storyteller from the small town of Onanole, MB. Between touring from coast to coast throughout Canada, having released an impressive 20 song debut album (Prairie Sky, 2013), and being a sought-after accompanist/recording artist, Logan is quickly becoming a staple in Manitoba’s folk/roots music scene. With an eclectic blend of influences from raw folk, smooth jazz, energy fueled bluegrass to lonesome country; Logan McKillop will appeal to audiences’ young and old.
Hailing from a family of musicians, Logan has been surrounded by music from the very beginning. To further his natural abilities, he enrolled in the Jazz guitar program at Brandon University. Following his studies, he set out to pursue a career as a touring musician.
Logan released his 20 song debut album “Prairie Sky” in March 2013 (produced by Lewis Melville in Guelph, Ontario). The album has received praise and radio play from a number of Canadian radio stations (CBC, Blues & Roots Radio) and has received positive reviews from notable folk music magazines (Penguin Eggs).
Logan has extensively toured across Canada in support of "Prairie Sky." Aside from his career as a solo artist, Logan also plays in several active touring bands and has been hired as an accompanist/session guitarist and vocalist on a variety of recording projects and tours. Logan has performed at many Manitoba music festivals (Winnipeg Folk Festival, Brandon Folk, Music & Art Festival, Harvest Sun Music Fest, to name a few), has played shows in every province and territory in Canada except for Newfoundland, and has also toured in the UK and Europe (accompanying Alana Levandoski in 2010 and Carly Dow in 2017).
Being a modern day traveling troubadour, Logan has covered a lot of ground with no signs of slowing down. From the open roads of Canada, the highlands of Scotland, to the rugged tundra of Baffin Island, Logan's travels and experiences continue to shape his ever-expanding catalogue of sound. With a tune for every occasion, whether it’s a raucous Saturday night or a quiet Sunday afternoon, his honest storytelling and gifted musicianship will leave you captivated.
Logan recorded his upcoming album "Anchorless" at the Song Shop in Winnipeg, MB. The record is co-produced by Logan and Scott Nolan, was engineered by Jamie Sitar (Outta Town Sound) and Madeleine Roger (Roseberry Records), and will be released in January, 2019.
Logan McKillop gratefully acknowledges the financial support from Manitoba Film & Music and FACTOR