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Andrew Waite & the Firm
Andrew Waite & the Firm​is a gutsy roots­rock band based out of Charlottetown, PEI. An acute collective of heavy­hitters, the group delivers a relentless performance with rich harmonies and explorative soundscapes. Waite’s songwriting is honest, rugged, and evocative. Their debut EP, Burning Through the Night, was released September 28, 2015.​

Burning Through the Night ​was recorded at the Sound Mill Studio, with Jon Matthews. The self­produced EP yields great sonic diversity, with a polished sound. The first single, S​omeone To Hold Me,​was released in February 2015. A regional finalist in CBC's annual Searchlight competition, the track garnered the attention of CBC's Grant Lawrence, who selected the track as one of his third round stand­outs. “If T​he Band​came from Charlottetown, they might sounds a lot like An​drew Waite & the Firm”​stated Lawrence, “ [S​omeone To Hold Me]​... could easily have audiences on a national scale swaying back and forth to this chorus”

Andrew Waite & the Firm have developed and maintained a loyal and consistent following in the Charlottetown music scene. Since their debut performance in December, 2014, they have shared stages with Slowcoaster, The Sadies, The Novaks, Coyote, The Meds, and Liam Corcoran. Fall of 2015 will see the release and support of B​urning Through the Night, a​nd 2016 will see the band reach out regionally and on a national scale.