Josh Dimmel

Biogra phy

 

 

 

 

 

 

      When Josh heard rock for the first time, he was instantly addicted. With that being said, the only thing Josh is equally addicted to is performing on stage. His influences don't stop there. He's heavily influenced by pop, dance, techno, grunge and blues as well. Starting his musical career in 2003, Josh has; been in multiple bands, performed at halls, bars, cafes, battle of the bands, telethons, parades, charity events, weddings, schools, busking events, karaoke events, parties, bonfires, performed in -35 conditions, under the beaming hot sun in fields, thunder storms, opened festivals for signed bands, closed shows for other indie artists, took part in photo-shoots, mentioned in newspapers, local magazines, fanzines, had interviews, graduated from broadcasting-radio, performed in many plays, recorded numerous tributes, singles, EPs, albums, his music has made it on many radio stations on-air and online and he's put out multiple music videos. He joined and formed many bands throughout high school and college. Those bands played many shows and recorded tributes, singles, EPs and albums. He started teaching himself different instruments while perfecting his voice through his musical inspirations. In 2010, Josh formed his first Josh Dimmel Band and has since been pushing his band, he's been pushing his solo project since 2005 and over all been performing and writing since 2003. Over all he's performed 689 live shows since 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

Josh Dimmel Discography:

 

  • Power Of Emotion (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Never Lonely (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • You're Just Jealous (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel 
  • Phone Call (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Format Me (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Calm Before The Storm (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Hay Dayz (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Vulture (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Her Name Is Olivia (Single 2020) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel, about his daughter Olivia 
  • Buried Deep In These Things You Say (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Mistake (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Battlefield (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel, about the Canadian Military, Josh used photos of his Grandpa William St.Amour when he was in the military and wars for the cover art for the album cover
  • A Strong Northern Girl (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel, about his wife Erin and family
  • Wish Upon A Star (Olivia) (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel, about his daughter Olivia
  • Marten River (Red Cedar) (Single 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel, about Red Cedar Lake Camp in Marten River, they loved the song so much, they posted the music video for it on their official website on the home page and continue to show their customers the song in person
  • The Other Side (Album 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Dream In Colour (Album 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Out Of My Hands (Album 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Ammunition (Album 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • It's The End (Album 2019) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Covers From The Soul Volume 02 (Album 2018) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Mr. Sandman (The Chordettes Cover) (Single 2018) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Knocking On Heaven's Door (Guns N' Rose / Bob Dylan Cover) (Single 2018) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • The Cabin (Album 2018) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Ten (Album 2018) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Wrong Turn (Album 2017) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Sunday Morning (Maroon 5 Cover) (Single 2017) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • It's Okay (Single 2017) Recorded by James Adams
  • A New Beginning (Album 2016) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Waves From Home (Album 2016) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Covers From The Soul Volume 01 (EP 2015) Recorded by James Adams
  • Christmas With Josh Dimmel Volume 01 (EP 2015) Recorded by James Adams
  • Open Your Eyes (EP 2015) Recorded by James Adams
  • Blister (Album 2015) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Freddy! (Single 2014) Recorded by James Adams, this is Josh's tribute to his favourite movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
  • Freddy! (Live Off The Floor) (Single 2014) Recorded by James Adams, this is Josh's tribute to his favourite movie "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
  • The Girl (Extro) (Single 2014) Recorded by James Adams
  • Paranoid Reality (Album 2014) Recorded by James Adams, album art shot & edited by Travis Tiernay & Indie Pool printed the albums in Toronto Ontario
  • Hard To Find (Josh With Guests) (Album 2013) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Staring At The Night (Album 2012) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • The Never Ending Street (Official) (Album 2010) Recorded by Ben Legget
  • Stage 9 Records (EP 2010) Recorded by Jonny Parolin, Mixed by Ben Legget & Mastered at Wave Asylum in Ottawa Ontario, music written by James Adams, lyrics, vocal melodies and song arrangements written by Josh Dimmel and vocals performed on the EP by Josh Dimmel
  • Apples, Zink & The Everything Kitchen Sink (Josh's Single "Save Me" was recorded for it in 2010) Recorded by Ben Legget for Brood Records
  • This Nightmare (Album 2009) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • Love, Kisses and Heartache (Album 2009) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel
  • The Never Ending Street (Album 2008) Recorded & Produced by Josh Dimmel

 

 

Josh Dimmel Music Videos:

 

  • Hay Dayz (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • A Strong Northern Girl (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Wish Upon A Star (Olivia) (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Red River (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Marten River (Red Cedar) (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • It's The End (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Burning Sun (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Play With Ice (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Borrowed Time (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Followed Me Home (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Field Of Weeds (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • It's Okay (Filmed & Edited by Bob Moore)
  • A New Beginning (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Lowest Common Denominator (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Sound Of A Pin Drop (Filmed & Edited by Bob Moore)
  • Friends Until The End (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Out Of Here (Filmed & Edited by Travis Tiernay)
  • Drive (Filmed & Edited by Josh Dimmel)
  • Freddy! (Filmed & Edited by Travis Tiernay)
  • I Could Never Change (Filmed & Edited by Travis Tiernay)
  • Photograph (Filmed & Edited by Travis Tiernay)

 

 

      Josh's songs have made it on radio stations such as; 101.9 Rock, The Fox, The Moose, World Stage Music, Hunters' Bay Radio, The Balcony and many more.

 

 

  

 

 

Major Shows Josh Dimmel Solo Projects Performed At:

 

  • QuaranTune Music & Comedy Fest at 101.9 Rock FM in North Bay Ontario in 2020
  • Spring Tune Up at The North Bay Capitol Centre in North Bay Ontario in 2020
  • Valentine's Day Concert at Riverbowl in Burks Falls Ontario in 2020 
  • Santa Claus Parade on the Farmers' Market Float, the parade was filmed for television by YourTV Cogeco in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Winter's Let's Remember Adam Christmas Market at The Elks Lodge in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Grand Slam Of Curling National Championships at The Social House Granite Club in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • International Plowing Match Thursday Happy Hour Show, the festival had headliners Larry Berrio, Manny Blu, David Boyd Janes, Crystal Shawanda, Canadian Cowgirls and television star of "Heartland" Amber Marshall in Verner Ontario in 2019
  • International Plowing Match Wednesday Hour Show, the festival had headliners Larry Berrio, Manny Blu, David Boyd Janes, Crystal Shawanda, Canadian Cowgirls and television star of "Heartland" Amber Marshall in Verner Ontario in 2019
  • Winter's Let's Remember Adam Me Time Market at The Elks Lodge in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Canada Day Fire Works Stage performing before and after the city fireworks in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Summer Solstice in Field Ontario in 2019
  • Sportsplex Beerfest in Powassan Ontario in 2019
  • Pride Pasta Fundraiser hosted by The Noble Steed at The Summit in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Winter's Let's Remember Adam Mother's Day Market at The Elks Lodge in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Maple Syrup Festival Stage Show in Powassan Ontario in 2019
  • Maple Syrup Festival Busking Show at the Sportplex in Powassan Ontario in 2019
  • Christmas Walk at Cecil's Brewhouse & Kitchen in North Bay Ontario in 2018
  • Halloween Bash at Highlander Brew Co, Josh performed and DJed for the night in South River Ontario in 2018
  • Distillery Show Down at The Mattawa River Resort in Mattawa Ontario in 2018
  • New Year's Eve Bash at Markstay Tavern in Markstay Ontario in 2017
  • Craft Beer & Wine Expo at The Ranch in Barrie Ontario in 2017
  • Fall Fair in Bonfield Ontario in 2016
  • Craft Beer & Wine Expo at The Summit Room in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Locks Tapers and Scissors Grand Opening in North Bay Ontario in 2015
  • Fall Fair in Bonfield Ontario in 2015
  • Easter Weekend Good Friday at The Ice Hut Bar & Grill in Cochrane Ontario in 2015 
  • Craft Beer Expo at The Summit Room in North Bay Ontario in 2015
  • Pick Of The Patch at Boreal Winery in Saint-Charles Ontario in 2015
  • Coleman Turtle Music Festival Opening the festival for headliners I Mother Earth in Parry Sound Ontario in 2015
  • Christmas Walk at TD Bank in North Bay Ontario in 2013
  • Valley East Days 2012 in Hanmer Ontario in 2012
  • Valley East Days 2011 in Hanmer Ontario in 2011
  • Performed at over fifteen telethons Solo in North Bay Ontario, Azilda Ontario, Sturgeon Falls Ontario and Temiscaming Quebec
  • Performed at well known venues such as Free Times Cafe and Imperial Pub in Toronto Ontario, The Ranch in Barrie Ontario, Taps On Queen in Niagara Falls Ontario and The Coulson Nightclub and The Towne House in Sudbury Ontario and numerous other venues within those cities and other cities and towns in Ontario

 

 

Other Achievements, Activities & Events Josh Dimmel Took Part In:

 

  • Josh's song "Sound Of A Pin Drop" won an Academia Award for Best Alternative Rock Song in 2018
  • Took part in the Northland Wrestling Crash Course in North Bay Ontario in 2018
  • Background characters on CTV, CraveTV, Bell and FibeTV's "Cardinal" Black Fly Season and his 2013 Hyundai Accent Hatchback was in a couple of scenes in North Bay Ontario in 2017
  • Worked the sound system and ring bell for Northland Wrestling event "Conquest", filmed for Cogeco Television in North Bay Ontario in 2017
  • Worked the sound system and ring bell for Northland Wrestling event "Mayhem", filmed for Cogeco Television in North Bay Ontario in 2017
  • Signed with A-B-A-C-A Youth Records for two years in 2017
  • Started hosting a series called "Acoustic Night At The Fraser" at The Fraser Tavern, he hosted it on one Tuesday night and then Josh and The Fraser Tavern decided to move it to Friday nights, this series continued on for months in North Bay Ontario from 2016-2017
  • Josh Dimmel Band performed at Northland Wrestling's Miller Memorial Cup, during a match, Josh split up a vicious attack from Bobby Sharp to Carter Mason, Bobby Sharp gave Josh a Michinoku Driver for interfering at Ecole Publique L'Odyssee in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Had some one-on-one wrestling training with Dann "Jarris" Pigozzo in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Teaches private guitar lessons
  • Taught guitar lessons for Guitars 4 Vets Canada teaching military veterans in North Bay Ontario from 2015-2016
  • Started hosting a series called "Tuesday Music Show Case At Shooters" every Tuesday night at Shooter's Bar in The Voyager Inn for two years in North Bay Ontario from 2015-2016
  • Started hosting a series called "Rock Night At Twiggs" every second Tuesday night at Twiggs, a few months later, Shawn Blais joined Josh and co-hosted the events, they decided to host them every Saturday night and renamed the series to "Twiggs Live Music Saturday's", they hosted these events for a year in Sturgeon Falls Ontario in 2014
  • Tried out for CTV's "Canada's Got Talent" in Toronto Ontario in 2012
  • Came fourth at the Acoustic Challenge at Canadore College in North Bay Ontario in 2011
  • Josh was asked to be a judge for a Karaoke Contest at Cousin Vinny's Restaurant & Bar, he drove to Hanmer once, sometimes twice a week to judge, in the finals Zack Werner from Canadian Idol and ex-manager of The Tragically Hip joined Josh on the panel of judges and the next night Josh Dimmel Band opened for Zack's band "Mystic Kick" and Josh performed lead vocals on a song live with "Mystic Kick" also at Cousin Vinny's Restaurant & Bar in Hanmer Ontario in 2011
  • Stage Nine Records funded Josh's album "The Never Ending Street (Official)" recorded by Ben Legget in 2010
  • Signed with Stage Nine Records for two years in 2010
  • Brood Records asked Josh to record a song with Ben Legget for their compilation album "Apples, Zink & The Everything Kitchen Sink", Josh decided to record his single "Save Me" in 2010
  • Graduated Broadcasting-Radio at Canadore College in North Bay Ontario in 2010
  • Josh was in drama club in high school and took part in many plays at various venues in North Bay Ontario from 2004-2008
  • Josh's poetry has been published and mentioned in books, two poems and lyrics worth highlighting are "Erin" and "Kills To Breathe" about his wife Erin

 

 

 

 

 

Major Shows Josh Dimmel Band Performed At: 

 

  • Ribfest 2019 at The Voyager Inn in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Bay Days in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • Fundraiser For PADDLE Program, they closed this show that had more than ten acts including Marc Arcand from High Holy Days and Peter Cliche at Highball Billiards & Bar in North Bay Ontario in 2019
  • House Band / House Group for the Lion's Club CTV, Cogeco and YourTV Children's Christmas Telethon at Canadore College in North Bay Ontario in 2018 and they've also performed at this Telethon multiple times each year before
  • Ribfest 2018 at The Voyager Inn in North Bay Ontario in 2018
  • Canada Day Celebrations opening for Green River Revival CCR Tribute Band in North Bay Ontario in 2018
  • Christmas Dinner opening for Toe Jam Tequila at Cousin Vinny's Restaurant & Bar in Hanmer Ontario in 2017
  • O'Ribfest 2017 at The Voyager Inn in North Bay Ontario in 2017
  • O'Canada 150 Callander Yacht Club Boat Races in Callander Ontario in 2017
  • Feast Fest, this festival had headliners such as Jojo Mason and Honeymoon Suite in Sudbury Ontario in 2017
  • Northland Wrestling's Miller Memorial Cup at Ecole Publique L'Odyssee in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Summer In The Park, this festival had headliners such as Kiefer Sutherland, Tim Hicks, Hedley, Coleman Hell and Michael White & The Whites in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Ribfest 2016 at The Voyager Inn in North Bay Ontario in 2016
  • Christmas Dinner opening for Toe Jam Tequila at Cousin Vinny's Restaurant & Bar in Hanmer Ontario in 2015
  • Ribfest 2015 at The Voyager Inn in North Bay Ontario in 2015
  • Moonlight Madness at Rockwell Music & Pawn Shop in North Bay Ontario in 2015
  • Search For A Star at the Northgate Shopping Centre Mall, Josh won the online contest and then they came fourth over all at the show down in North Bay Ontario in 2012
  • Karaoke Finals at Cousin Vinny's Restaurant & Bar opening for Zack Werner's band "Mystic Kick" in Hanmer Ontario in 2011
  • They've performed numerous events and bars in and around North Bay Ontario, Sturgeon Falls Ontario, Callander Ontario, Lavigne Ontario, Corbeil Ontario, Renfrew Ontario, Sudbury Ontario and Hanmer Ontario

 

 

 

 

 

      Josh will continue to work hard at his journey with music, meeting new friends and seeing new places along the way. He lives off his three quotes he created: "You Created It, You Die With It!", "Prove Your History, Live It, Film It!" and

 

 

 

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