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HIRE TODAY Monty Biggins is an accomplished musician operating out of the Sea to Sky area of BC, Canada. He is a skilled entertainer and musician and can offer hosting duties for all kinds of events.
As a soloist, or in small to large ensembles, Monty Biggins can offer musical styles ranging from Hot Jazz, Americana, Funk, Soul, RnB, Blues, Rock, Reggae and more. He has over 6 hours of covers for party bookings and a body of original work ranging over a decade.
From Weddings, Corporate Events, Private Parties, Family Reunions, Fundraisers, Community Meetings and more, Monty Biggins has performed for all kinds of events in need of his specialized services.
Major accomplishments: - Fort Langley Jazz Festival - Performer - Harmony Arts Festival - Performer - Arts Whistler- Childrens Festival Performer - Arts Whistler - Art on the Lake Performer - Dusty's Bar and BBQ Resident Act - Dust's Bar and BBQ - World BBQ Championship Resident entertainer - New Year's Eve Party with Little Biggs Band at Nita Lake Lodge - Featured Performer - Whistler Writer's Festival - Gala at Fairmont Ballroom - Featured Performer - Whistler's Writers Festival - Literary Cabaret, Musical Director and Performer. - Orphan's Dinner, Thanksgiving at The Point Artist Run Centre, Headline Performer - Nita Lake's Cure Loung Resident Performer - Locals Fest Hear and Now Festival Whistler, Performer. - Karaoke Host Crystal Lounge - Resident Performer Hilton Whistler / Cinnamon Bear Bar June 1 - Sept 30th, 2016 - Resident Performer Nita Lake Lodge/ The Cure Lounge Dec 1 2015 - May 15th, 2016. - Owner/Operator of Ferrets In Bathtubs Records Est 2002. - International Recording and Touring Artist. - Radio Airplay on Whistler FM, May 2014 (Sociables VA) - Head Engineer/Studio Manager and Sound Designer at WMN Studio Whistler BC - Featured Single on Whistler Blackcomb's Winter Report Youtube Channel 2014. - Soundtrack Designer for Whistler Art's Council, "Art Matters" competition video. - Featured artist on Hank TV Youtube Music Video Channel. May 2014 (Sociables VA) - Family Apres Headline Act Whistler Arts Council Winter 2013/2014/2015. - Village Animation Entertainment Summer 2012/2013/2014. - First Night, Kids New Years. RMOW & Whistler Art's Council. 2013/2014 - WAG K-9 and Dine Fundraiser 2012/2013/2014. Fairmont, Westin and Four Seasons Whistler BC - Irish Music Festival @ Dubh Linn Gate Pub - Sept 2014 Whistler BC - Backyard BBQ @ Four Seasons Hotel - Summer 2014 Whistler BC - Resident Band, Match Bar and Eatery, On-Going since summer 2012 in Squamish BC - Monthly Residency at Falconettis on Commercial Drive in Vancouver BC. On-going. - Headline Artist for World Ski and Snowboard Festival April 2014 Whistler BC. (Sociables VA) - Host and Entertainment for Mountain Life Multiplicity Crankworx party at GLC (Garibaldi Lift Co.) Whistler BC - Kokanee Apres Series @ Merlins, Dusty's and GLC pubs, Winter 2013/2014 Whistler BC - Host/Entertainer Monster Energy Sunday Session at Merlins Pub Winter 2014 - Jam Night Host @ Crystal Lounge On-Going Co-Host Whistler BC. - Mountain Life/Whistler Blackcomb Season Kick off Party 2012/2013/2014 - Showcase Showdown Party 2012/2013/2014 @ Merlins Pub Whistler BC. - Education Services Rep/Department Manager @ Long and Mcquade North Vancouver and Port Coquitlam. 2003- 2005 & 2009-2010. - Studio Assistant @ Electronic Arts Blackbox Vancouver 2005/2006. - Studio Intern The Hive Studio Burnaby BC, 2009-2010 - Studio Intern Prime Time Post Production Penticton BC 2002-2003. - Graduated C.A.T.O Institute of Arts and Technology in Kelowna BC in the Liverpool Performing arts transfer program focusing on Post Production Audio, Sound Design, Recording Arts, Music Business and Live Sound Reinforcement. - Gold Medal award for National Youth Jazz performer from 1995-1999. - Gold Medal award for National Concert Band performer from 1997-1999. - Royal Conservatory trained Pianist, ARTC,1995. - Jazz Training with world class artists from all over the world as part of the youth jazz movement inspired by Chilliwack BC's yearly Hot Jazz festival. Dal Richards, Ed Metz Jr. Michael Kaisshamer, Diana Krall are among the many artists to offer workshops and specialized training to the youth jazz community which Monty Biggins was a part of from 1992-2001 when he lived in Chilliwack BC.