Julian Taylor is a Toronto based artist who’s been a bandleader, band member and solo artist whose beautiful lyrics and music are like a warm hug from a loved one. He describes his latest album, The Ridge, as “full on confessionals to the people in my family”. His songs have appeared on television shows like Degrassi: The Next Generation, Elementary and Haven. He’s played the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City and again for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Julian is also the recipient of a Canadian Folk Music Award in 2021 for Solo Artist of the Year.