Emily Dingwall

Cape Breton

Emily Dingwall (Em Dingwall) is a versatile Cape Breton-based musician renowned for her smooth harmonies, soulful bass additions, and her remarkable ability to seamlessly blend into any musical setting. She has collaborated with numerous prominent East Coast artists including Matt Minglewood, Gordie Sampson, J.P. Cormier, Heather Rankin, Lucy MacNeil, and Matt Andersen, among others. Em is one half of Cape Breton duo RoSa. Their 2012 album—Spoken Out Loud, recorded with Jamie Foulds (Sound Park Studio)—featured the radio-successful song “I Don’t Even Know You” written by Gordie Sampson and Hillary Lindsey. In 2014, Em joined the legendary Matt Minglewood Band, recording the album Fly Like Desperados that would win an ECMA in 2018 for Blues Recording of the Year. ECMA award winning songwriter Jordan Musycsyn has been performing and recording with Em over the past few years, both as a duo and with his band. Recently, they opened for Boney M on their Christmas Tour and spent significant time in the studio working on Jordan’s upcoming album. Em continues to be a dynamic force in the music industry, recognized for her dedication to her craft and her ability to enhance any musical endeavour she undertakes.

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