paul filek, singer/guitarist

Born in Kamloops BC, Paul’s music career did not begin until his 23rd birthday. While performing in a small local pub, a guy claiming to be John Mellencamp wandered in and asked if he could hop on stage to play a few tunes. Word, travelling fast in a small town, found Paul invited to a local radio station the very next morning to share the story of his bizarre encounter, during which he ended up playing one of his songs on-air. Impressed by his performance and charisma, the DJ and Paul formed a production relationship, resulting in the release of Paul’s first three albums.

From those humble beginnings, Paul has worked with producer Henry Small (formerly of the band Prism) and most recently released a five song EP, Paper Planes and Pocket Change, produced by Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, State of Shock, The Dudes). He has opened for Carly Rae Jepson, Jully Black, Corb Lund and Styx, as well as performed the anthem at the Calgary Flames hockey games. He has been featured as one of BC’s best musicians on Virgin Radio in Vancouver, BC, and CBC.

Winning crowds over with his easy charm and warm voice, Paul provides wonderful musical accompaniment to any event.

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