Andrew Newton
Region: Nova Scotia
Genre: Alternative, Indie, Pop-Rock, Rock, Singer-Songwriter

A Caper by birth, Andrew has been involved in the performing arts since he picked up his first set of drumsticks at the age of 10. He graduated from the Canadian College of Performing Arts in 2000. Since then, he's performed on stage as a musician, singer, and actor, from Halifax to Vancouver and as far north as Dawson City, Yukon. Andrew also served as musical director & performer for Grafton St. Dinner Theatre, as well as drum instructor for the Canadian Conservatory.

While living in Vancouver, BC, Andrew built his chops both on-stage and in the studio with Barnaby Jones, Black Gold Victim, and Wee Boy Pretty. He has also performed with such bands as Black Horse, John Scott Band, J.A.M., and The Outlaws

Andrew has been writing his own music for as long as he can remember. His first solo recording was back in 2005 with This Is My Theory. One song recorded in 2006 was "Find Me", which was a runner-up for song of the year on VH1's Songoftheyear.com. Since then, he has released three other solo albums: What It Is, Too (2012), We Have Left The Caves (2013), and The Start (2015). He continues to write, and another solo album is currently in the works.

He has been a go-to back-up musician for a number of local acts, and currently plays drums & sings with Halifax cover band Frisky Biscuit.