“Nice. We need more female-fronted rock. Give this a listen.”
— Alan Cross (A Journal of Musical Things)
Sept 13th, 2019: Five+None plays popular local music festival Marvest under the CityFolk umbrella. This date marks guitarist Nico Paré's last gig with the band as he moves on to non-musical pursuits.
Sept 13th, 2019: Five+None guitarist Lee Jessen and drummer Will Gonthier sit down with Anne-Marie Brugger on her CHUO program Hop the Fence (listen here)
Aug 24, 2019: Through YouthxCanada, Five+None plays at Smiths Falls' Shindig! Other acts include Bahamas, Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine and Hollerado. Sadly, this date also marks bassist Kenny's last gig as he moves on to non-musical pursuits. ( Killer review here )
Aug 14, 2019: CKCU 30 yr+ veteran host tic sits down to talk with Five+None's Lee and Maryn (listen here)
July 20th, 2019: Five+None plays the Kemptville Live Music Festival (excellent review here )
July 14th, 2019: Five+None performs at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest Rock U
June 21st, 2019: Five+None opens for Canadian legends IllScarlett
May 4th, 2019: Five+None begins work on their new album, recording new songs "Gunner" and "Down".
April 30th, 2019: Five+None's Maryn Pegan and Lee Jessen are interviewed by host Dylan Black on Rogers Daytime Ottawa TV and perform an acoustic version of "Ball & Chain". (link here)
April 4th, 2019: Five+None competes in the Rebel 101.7 FM Real Rock Search Finals Competition, winning the popular vote. (Press Release)
April 4th, 2019: Five+None's Maryn Pegan and Lee Jessen are interviewed by host David Yazbeck on CKCU FM and perform acoustic versions of "Ball & Chain" and "My Vigour". (link here)
March 28th, 2019: Five+None's Maryn Pegan is interviewed by host Jeff Laroque on CKCU. (link here)
March 24th, 2019: Five+None is accepted into the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC) From Emerging to Export program.
March 7th, 2019: Five+None is added to the artist roster of YouthxCanada to help support youth mental health through music.
February 23rd, 2019: Five+None's first sold out show!
February 5th, 2019: Five+None's song "3D" is accepted for the CBC Music Searchlight Competition.
December 20th, 2018: Five+None's song "My Vigour" makes its radio debut on CHUO FM.
December 12th, 2018: Five+None is profiled in the Ottawa Life Magazine (article here), and the article scores 4th top rated piece that week.
December 8th, 2018: Five+None's song "3D" is endorsed by Alan Cross of The Ongoing History of New Music (found here)
December 6th, 2018: Five+None's songs "3D" and "Ball & Chain" are added to the CKDJ playlist.
December 2nd, 2018: Five+None begins intensive business training and performance coaching with Artist Alliance Company.
November 19th, 2018: Five+None's song "3D" is added to Indie Panda's playlist.
November 2018: Five+None's song "3D" makes the top 10 on CJAI Amherst Island.
November 2nd, 2018: Five+None is on the front page and featured in The Kitchissippi Times. (Read it here)
October 20th, 2018: Five+None participates in the Brass Monkey's Tornado Relief Concert.
October 2018: Five+None's EP is available for sale at Ottawa Sunrise Records locations.
October 17th, 2018: Five+None's "3D" is played on LiVE 88.5 FM. (link here)
September 2018: Five+None's debut self-titled EP is released and listed on social media and music platforms.
April 21st, 2018: Five+None wins the Ottawa Student Showcase (Battle of the Bands) competition.
February 13th, 2018: Five+None's song "Don't Watch Me Cry" is accepted for the CBC Music Searchlight Competition.