Donny Parenteau is a talented singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. In the past ten years, he has racked up over 100 nominations at various award shows across Canada. He has also made several appearances on stage as an instrumentalist with country icons Neal McCoy, Merle Haggard, Faith Hill, Shania Twain and more. In his spare time, Donny is involved in an ample amount of charity and humanitarian work.
With a nomination for Sunday’s 2013 JUNO Awards in the Aboriginal Artist of the Year category, Donny is definitely an artist Canadian fans ought to pay attention to. We had the chance to speak with Donny and gain a better understanding of the man behind the music. He offers insight into his lyrical inspiration and his passion for public speaking in this EXCLUSIVE interview.