Live Blues: Josh Piché
Josh Piché is a Winnipeg born, Toronto based singer/songwriter. He wears the many shades of roots music & tells timeless stories of a modern time. Ringing with heart, imagery of big skies & highways, his shows are a roadtrip.
Josh Piché is a Toronto based singer-songwriter, guitarist & producer. Born & raised in Winnipeg, he learned playing, singing, songwriting & performing from some of the city’s best musicians, eventually moving east to Toronto for a taste of the big city
Piché’s early career saw him cutting his teeth as a sideman, playing with bands all over Toronto. He eventually landed the position as guitarist & musical director for award winning blues/soul band Irene Torres & The SugarDevils. With Torres he wrote 2 studio albums, toured internationally, & showcased at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. They eventually found themselves opening for Gino Vanelli. New Orleans pianist Jon Cleary, performing with Downchild Blues Band & playing some of Canada’s biggest blues festivals.. Their second album featured collaborations with organ legend Ike Stubblefield & electric bassist/TV actor Cornell Williams.
Josh also performed & recorded with Juno nominated troubadour Julian Taylor, appearing on his album Desert Star, including his UK hit single “Just A Little Bit”.
In 2020 Piché found himself on the Canadian Country Music awards performing with Canadian country superstar Brett Kissel.