Altameda & Small Paul
Altameda are a JUNO nominated folk-rock duo consisting of singer/songwriter Troy Snaterse, and Métis visual artist and multi-instrumentalist Erik M. Grice. Hailing from Edmonton and now based in Toronto, the band has toured extensively across North America and Europe, supporting such acts as The Zombies, Nathaniel Rateliﬀ and the Night Sweats, Delta Spirit, Kacy & Clayton, The Sheepdogs, Susto, and others. They have received critical praise from such notable publications including NPR, Rolling Stone, CBC, BBC, Shindig!, Flood, and Exclaim!. Glide Magazine included the band in their 2019 list of “30 must- see acts of SXSW.” Their third album, 'Born Losers,' debuted at #1 on the Canadian folk music charts, and has received considerable radio play from CBC, BBC, Sirius XM, and mainstream AAA radio. The album received a nomination for Adult Alternative Album of The Year at the 2023 JUNO awards.
Small Paul was born in a Seattle basement In the early days of COVID as a happy accident between housemates Kevin Murphy from The Moondoggies, Chris King and Malcolm Roberts from Chris King & The Gutterballs with Seth McDonald from All Star Opera.