JC TOWNSEND
ABOUT JC

JC TOWNSEND

JC TOWNSEND IS AN ALTERNATIVE ACOUSTIC SINGER-SONGWRITER FROM VANCOUVER, CANADA. HE WAS BORN IN CALGARY, WHERE HE HAD HIS FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM AND TOUR WITH THE CALGARY BOY'S CHOIR AT THE AGE OF 9. JC TRAVELLED TO THE UK AND ACROSS CANADA AS A FEATURE PERFORMER. IN HIS TEENS, HE CHANGED DIRECTION AND BEGAN A LIFE LONG JOURNEY, PLAYING AND TOURING IN HEAVIER (PUNK, HEAVY METAL, HARDCORE) BANDS. JC HAS CONTRIBUTED TO VARIOUS PROJECTS (THE INHALERS, CONCH, CAR 87, DROWN IN ASHES AND PRESS ON) ON GUITAR, BASS, AND AS A LEAD VOCALIST. HE HAS ALWAYS HAD AN INTEREST IN MELODIC ACOUSTIC MUSIC, SPINNING LED ZEPPELIN AND NEIL YOUNG RECORDS AT A VERY YOUNG AGE. IN EARLY 2020 JC DECIDED TO BEGIN HIS  JOURNEY AS A SOLO ACOUSTIC ARTIST, WRITING SONGS ROOTED IN SOCIAL ISSUES, MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION, LOSS, RECOVERY, CONNECTION, AND HIS LIVED EXPERIENCE(S).
JC HOPES TO INSPIRE OTHERS WITH HIS MUSIC. HE IS 13 YEARS CLEAN AND SOBER.
JC HAS RELEASED 3 EP'S THUS FAR AND IS EAGER TO SHARE MORE OF HIS MUSIC IN THE NEAR FUTURE. BUT, AT THE END OF THE DAY HE IS MOST AT HOME ON STAGE, WHERE THINGS ALL BEGAN FOR HIM AS A KID ON THE PRAIRIES OF CANADA.

"SAVE ME FROM MYSELF" (GhOStS - 2020)