Nominated for Female Singer/Songwriter of the Year – 20th Annual LA Music Awards
Nominated for Record of the Year – 20th Annual LA Music Awards “Being Awesome”
Alberta raised Amy Heffernan has never doubted music is what she was born to do. Starting out as a drummer and touring North America with Juno nominated artist, Janelle. Amy then packed her gear and headed south to LA in 2008. Attending Hollywood’s Musicians Institute Amy received top honours and The Best Project Award. While in LA Amy decided to team up with her older brother, Doug Heffernan who would become her writing partner and producer.
In her short career she has been nominated for two LA Music Awards, named Music Connection Magazine Top 100 Unsigned Artists, was the first female solo artist to do an oil rig camp tour in Northern Alberta, named Rawlco Radio’s Break Artist of the year, dubbed George Stroumboulopoulos’ Top 3 Buzz Bands for 2011 Canadian Music week and won 90.3 AMP Radio Rockstar earning her a $200,000 prize.
Amy splits her time between Calgary and LA, touring full time sharing the stage with Metric, Everclear, Dilana, Kim Mitchell, Chilliwack, Trooper and Bif Naked. Currently working on her 4th album set for release in early 2013. With no end in sight, Heffernan continues her journey on the road with as many people as possible and to spread the love to those in need of a good time out.