BREAKING NEWS!

 

JJ ROOTS  5x nominees at the 2018 JOSIE Music Awards!  July, 2018

JJ ROOTS  Launched their 2018/19 "Boxcars & Memoirs Tour" Because of demand, multiple dates are being added!  

 

JJ ROOTS CD Launch Concert  was a "Smashing Sold Out Success" on the CIOE 97.5FM Concert Stage on Saturday, April 28th, 2018!

 

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JJ ROOTS Receives  5 Nominations at the 2018 Josie Music Awards in Tennessee!

JJ ROOTS Receives 5 Nominations at the 2018 Josie Music Awards in Tennessee!

JJ ROOTS receives 5 nominations!

JJ ROOTS receives 5 nominations!

JJ ROOTS: Live Video Performances

JJ ROOTS: "Boxcars & Memoirs" Tour 2018/19

Boxcars & Memoirs Tour: The Coach House Chronicles, All Aboard Broadholme!

All Aboard Broadholme, 29 Broadholme Lane, Halifax, NS

Join JJ ROOTS on their Boxcars & Memoirs Tour in their "Coach House Chronicles" home concert series! "ALL ABOARD BROADHOLME!"

Conveniently located in the heart of Bedford, JJ ROOTS showcases the music that influenced them while sharing their unique, infectious, original sound. This duo has a strong reputation for entertaining and engaging their audiences with their authentic music and story telling and are known for their high energy and yet subtle performances! But don't take our word for it! Check out the reviews from past attendees on their Facebook page and Website!

Tickets are only $20!

It's BYOB and Open to the public, so contact us to get your tickets reserved as the Coach House Chronicles series tends to sell out quick! To reserve your tickets message any of the hosts or send us an email @ jjrootsmusic@hotmail.com.

You can buy JJ ROOTS music Online: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jjroots

Check out JJ ROOTS website at: https://www.jjrootsmusic.com/

JJ ROOTS YouTube Video Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTzKs3wDXc9inGL4D6RzHlw

JJ ROOTS Boxcars & Memoirs Tour: Riverwords Poetry & Music Festival

Riverfront Park, Bayview Street, Truro

Come join JJ ROOTS at this celebration of poetry and music! The festival helps the Colchester Food Bank. Guests and audience members are asked to bring two non-perishable food items.

POETICAL GUESTS

Daniel Boudreau (Young Poet slot) Cory Lavender Margo Wheaton

MUSICAL GUESTS

The Terrys (Young Musician slot) JJ Roots Lynda Maxwell

For more info: email Chad Norman at namronskichacha@gmail.com and on facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/RiverwordsPoetryAndMusicFestival/

JJ ROOTS: Known for their high energy and yet subtle performances, JJ Roots performs live showcasing the music that influenced them and sharing their unique infectious original music.

This duo has a reputation for entertaining and engaging their audiences with their music and story telling.

You can buy their music Online: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jjroots Check out their website at: https://www.jjrootsmusic.com/ YouTube Video Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTzKs3wDXc9inGL4D6RzHlw

JJ ROOTS Boxcars & Memoirs Tour: The Coach House Chronicles Series, Live From Asquith!

Live At Asquith, 21 Asquith Street, Stewiacke, NS

Get on Board the JJ Roots express!

Come join JJ ROOTS in this oasis outdoor home concert! (inside if weather is inclement)

Located in the heart of Stewiacke and surrounded by the lulling sounds and vibrations of this railway town, JJ ROOTS performs live, showcasing the music that influenced them and sharing their unique, infectious, original sound. This duo has a reputation for entertaining and engaging their audiences with their music and story telling and are known for their high energy and yet subtle performances!

It's BYOB and bring your own lawn chair and it's Open to the public! Seating is limited so get your tickets early!

You can buy their music Online: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/jjroots

Check out their website at: https://www.jjrootsmusic.com/ YouTube Video Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTzKs3wDXc9inGL4D6RzHlw

JJ ROOTS: Boxcars & Memoirs" Tour: The Coach House Chronicles Series

Private VIP Event, Halifax, NS

Private VIP House Concert Event

WELCOME TO JJ ROOTS! 

Combining the diverse talents and backgrounds of Jocelyn Parlee and Jeff Scott Gray, JJ ROOTS music can rarely be categorized. It's been described by industry professionals and fans as Fresh, Innovative, and Exciting! 

Known for their energetic yet subtle live performances, JJ ROOTS showcases the music that influenced them and shares their unique, infectious, original songs. This dynamic duo entertains and engages audiences with their colorful musical story telling. 

Drawing upon both of their roots, Jocelyn's country/classical and Jeff's rock backgrounds, the JJ ROOTS sound has sweet melodies with sharp edges mixed with meaningful lyrics. Both founding members are strongly influenced by artists who not only write great songs but produce amazing performances.  

 The driving force in JJ ROOTS writing style is a desire to cross and merge genres as well as lyrics to evoke deep thought and feeling in the listener.  Jocelyn and Jeff continue their love of all genres of music through singing and writing, and they continue to grow their style of songwriting in the Roots/Folk/Alternative genre. 

JJ ROOTS was selected by Club One New Releases to film a spotlight showcase in Halifax, NS for it's television series. It is slated for release on the Bell Network in 2018. "Here Goes Something" 

Jocelyn Parlee & Jeff Scott Gray, as  JJ Roots, are in regular rotation on 97.5FM CIOE in Nova Scotia and are hard at work in the studio to produce more original works in Nashville and Magic Brew Studio in Nova Scotia. 

 JJ ROOTS launched their Debut Release Album "Here Goes Something" on the performance stage at CIOE 97.5FM in Halifax 0n April 28th, 2018!

JJ ROOTS  Launched their 2018/19 "Boxcars & Memoirs Tour" Multiple dates continue being added!   

JJ ROOTS  received 5 nominations in the 2018 Josie International Music Awards! They will attend the Red Carpet & Awards Show at the world famous Celebrity Stage Theatre in Dollywood, TN in September, 2018

They continue to showcase and receive bookings for live performances and are growing a media presence and fan base in Canada, USA, UK, AUS, Japan and beyond. 

For more information on availability, bookings, upcoming releases, and public appearances, please go to the CONTACT Page.

 

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  • Pat Thomas

    Pat Thomas Hubbards

    Wonderful House Concert in Stewiacke last night. Jeff and Jocelyn were exceptional. The performance and artistic dynamic was refreshing and not only awesome to hear and see, but there was a thread of feeling and exhilaration that drew the audience along wonderful tangents. Exceptional. So glad we could make the trip to Stewiacke and we'll do it again in August. Looking forward to that concert too.

    Wonderful House Concert in Stewiacke last night. Jeff and Jocelyn were exceptional. The performance and artistic dynamic was refreshing and not only awesome to hear and see, but there was a thread of feeling and exhilaration that drew the audience along wonderful tangents. Exceptional. So glad we could make the trip to Stewiacke and we'll do it again in August. Looking forward to that concert too.

  • Shonna

    Shonna Kennetcook, NS

    Shonna Clark was listening to JJ ROOTS. Yesterday at 6:54am · Kennetcook If you haven’t checked out local duo Jocelyn Parlee and Jeff Gray of JJ Roots, your missing something. I just purchased their song “Devil of a Price” on iTunes and I’m obsessed! Check their entire album of alternative/folk. It’s fantastic! 🎶🎧

    Shonna Clark was listening to JJ ROOTS.
    Yesterday at 6:54am · Kennetcook
    If you haven’t checked out local duo Jocelyn Parlee and Jeff Gray of JJ Roots, your missing something. I just purchased their song “Devil of a Price” on iTunes and I’m obsessed! Check their entire album of alternative/folk. It’s fantastic! 🎶🎧

  • Jim

    Jim Halifax

    These two are Magic together playing music...it's always a great show!

    These two are Magic together playing music...it's always a great show!

  • Jim Johnson

    Jim Johnson Halifax, NS

    Jim Johnson reviewed JJ ROOTS — 5 star May 1, 2018 I saw their show at the CIOE radio station on the weekend, I have to say they are the real deal, Jocelyn can sing anything , and they songs they played from their new CD are great, If you get a chance to catch a live show i recommend it ! pick up their CD while you're you wont regret it.

    Jim Johnson reviewed JJ ROOTS —
    5 star
    May 1, 2018

    I saw their show at the CIOE radio station on the weekend, I have to say they are the real deal, Jocelyn can sing anything , and they songs they played from their new CD are great, If you get a chance to catch a live show i recommend it ! pick up their CD while you're you wont regret it.

  • Kathy

    Kathy East Hants, NS

    We were so pleased and honoured to have JJ Roots play at our coffee house on Saturday night. It was such an excellent night! The guitar playing was incredible and Jocelyn your singing was phenomenal. Everyone simply enjoyed sitting back and just listening. We have received lots of great comments and feed back. We would highly recommend you guys to anyone. Can not wait to have you back. Thanks again for an awesome night,! Looking forward to the CD!

    We were so pleased and honoured to have JJ Roots play at our coffee house on Saturday night. It was such an excellent night! The guitar playing was incredible and Jocelyn your singing was phenomenal. Everyone simply enjoyed sitting back and just listening. We have received lots of great comments and feed back. We would highly recommend you guys to anyone. Can not wait to have you back. Thanks again for an awesome night,! Looking forward to the CD!

  • SherriLynn Woodworth

    SherriLynn Woodworth Halifax, NS

    Sherrylynn Woodworth‎ April 30, 2018 Thank you Jocelyn and Jeff !! We had a great time at the Debut !! Loved you new songs but I have to tell you... Jocelyn singing Leather and Lace was amazing.... Jeff's mad guitar skills were on par !!! Congrats to you both. Your CD will get some great use in our home !!!

    Sherrylynn Woodworth‎
    April 30, 2018

    Thank you Jocelyn and Jeff !! We had a great time at the Debut !! Loved you new songs but I have to tell you... Jocelyn singing Leather and Lace was amazing.... Jeff's mad guitar skills were on par !!! Congrats to you both. Your CD will get some great use in our home !!!

  • Ryan Poly Gecko

    Ryan Poly Gecko Halifax, NS

    Poly Gecko April 29, 2018 at 7:00pm · 5* I'm really proud of Jeff & Jocelyn of JJ ROOTS for putting on an amazing show last night to release their album, Here Goes Something. I had the absolute pleasure of co-producing the album with them and we're all really satisfied with the end result 🔥

    Poly Gecko
    April 29, 2018 at 7:00pm ·
    5*
    I'm really proud of Jeff & Jocelyn of JJ ROOTS for putting on an amazing show last night to release their album, Here Goes Something. I had the absolute pleasure of co-producing the album with them and we're all really satisfied with the end result 🔥

  • Helena Juurlink Cole

    Helena Juurlink Cole Halifax, NS

    Helena Juurlink Cole reviewed JJ ROOTS — 5 star ***** May 1, 2018 Saw JJ Roots Saturday night for the first time. They are amazing! Jocelyn sings beautifully and Jeff has amazing guitar skills. Five stars 🌟!

    Helena Juurlink Cole reviewed JJ ROOTS —
    5 star *****
    May 1, 2018

    Saw JJ Roots Saturday night for the first time. They are amazing! Jocelyn sings beautifully and Jeff has amazing guitar skills. Five stars 🌟!

  • Julie Langille

    Julie Langille East Hants, NS

    Juli Langille reviewed JJ ROOTS — 5 star***** My husband and I saw JJ Roots for the first time last night and we both very much enjoyed them. We can’t wait for their cd release! They were relatable, down to earth and very talented. Jocelyn’s vocals are amazing and Jeff plays the guitar like there’s no tomorrow. This is a must see band hands down

    Juli Langille reviewed JJ ROOTS —
    5 star*****

    My husband and I saw JJ Roots for the first time last night and we both very much enjoyed them. We can’t wait for their cd release! They were relatable, down to earth and very talented. Jocelyn’s vocals are amazing and Jeff plays the guitar like there’s no tomorrow. This is a must see band hands down

  • Kelly Harley

    Kelly Harley Halifax, NS

    Kelly Harley April 29 at 9:08am · Great time at the CD release party for JJ ROOTS. Super job Jeff Gray and Jocelyn Parlee! My dial will need to be turned to 97.5 CIOE FM. "Here goes something..."

    Kelly Harley
    April 29 at 9:08am ·

    Great time at the CD release party for JJ ROOTS. Super job Jeff Gray and Jocelyn Parlee! My dial will need to be turned to 97.5 CIOE FM. "Here goes something..."