Eagle and Hawk Bio
Eagle and Hawk is a Multi Award Winning music group that has become a well-established name is the Canadian music industry. Envisioning a sound that fused modern rock with traditional elements, guitarist and bandleader Vince Fontaine founded Eagle & Hawk in 1995. The journey took the band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to stages in European capitals where they blasted onto the scene with a powerful live show.
One listen to Eagle & Hawk's distinctive sound and you'll be hooked. By blending inspired vision with musical talent, Eagle & Hawk have created a progressive style of 'rock' steeped in roots, fusion, and solid songwriting that continues to earn fans – and loads of fanfare – worldwide.
Eagle & Hawk's engaging style also impressed the music industry. To date, the band has received nearly five dozen nominations and wins at awards ceremonies across North America, including a Juno Award, aWestern Canadian Music Awards, ten Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards, three Native American Music Awards, six Indian Summer Music Awards, and nine Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards.
Eagle & Hawk are best known for live shows that are energizing, interactive, and simply irresistible. The front man on stage is lead vocalist Jay Bodner, whose rich voice and charm has captivated audiences from coast to coast in Canada, across Europe, and throughout the United States. Since joining the band in 1998, Bodner has also helped define Eagle & Hawk's unique sound through his songwriting efforts.
Rounding out the band is long time member and singer Lawrence "Spatch" Mulhull, veteran keyboardist Gerry Atwell and drummer Rich Reid. Also featuring guest vocalist Pamela Davis and Kristen Dohan.
"There's good reason this band keeps winning awards… and works all over North America and Europe. Eagle & Hawk is a creative blend of guitar-based rock, funk, tribal sounds, Aboriginal imagery and good old honest emotion."
– Uptown Magazine