With the release of her debut album ”It Coulda Been Me”, Amanda Riley brought her Nova Scotia-grown country sound to audiences across Canada. The album’s first two singles, Summertime With You and Take The Country Road introduced this talented young artist to Canadian country fans and earned her a nomination for Music Nova Scotia Country Recording of the Year. Her recently released Nashville recorded EP, Whiskey Kisses, continues to display Amanda’s powerhouse vocals as well as her sassy songwriting style.
Riley hails from Chester, Nova Scotia where she is known as “the little girl with the big voice”. She gained nationwide popularity as a finalist on CMT’s Big In A Small Town, and has shared the stage with the likes of Aaron Pritchett, Charlie Major, Deric Ruttan and Dean Brody. She was recognized as one of Ole’s top 8 singer/songwriters during CCMA week in Halifax this past September. She also had the privilege to open the MDM Recordings Showcase during CCMA week and was also a featured artist on George Canyon’s ‘ Down East Country’ radio and television program.
Amanda continues to perform her original material as well as play many shows with her cover band of the past 7 years. Her years of experience, immense vocal talent and awesome stage presence are sure to please every audience that hears her.