Oliver Swain got his start performing and writing with many of the US and Canada's most loved roots bands including The Bills, The Duhks, Outlaw Social and The Red Stick Ramblers. He's a two time Prairie Music Award (WCMA) winner, 3 Time Western Canada Music Award nominee(2016 Roots Artist of the Year) Juno nominee and has a few "M" (Monday Magazine) and Times Colonist Music Awards under his belt. Since those early days Oliver has released two critically acclaimed solo albums and several as a collaborator and sideman including with The Fretless, Twin Bandit, Tower of Song and Fans & Motor Supply Company. A busy composer, Oliver has composed the score for two sold out shows at the McPherson Playhouse since 2016 and one of his scores for The Little Prince ran at the Chemainus Theatre Festival in 2018. Always a busy touring artist, Oliver's recent performance highlights include including Folk Alliance International(twice official), Winnipeg Folk Festival, Calgary Folk Music Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, The Harrison Festival of the Arts, North Country Fair and Mission Folk Fest.
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