KINLEY is a talented vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. KINLEY was a member of Newfoundland’s indie ensemble Hey Rosetta! for ten years. She now focuses on songwriting and released her first solo debut album, Letters Never Sent, in October 2016. She is currently recording her second solo album. She describes her music as "tropically tinged indie-pop".
Her "Golden Days" video was nominated for two ECMA 2019 awards: "Video of the Year" and "Fans' Choice Video of the Year". In 2018, she won the Rising Star of the Year (Letters Never Sent) and Fans' Choice Video of the Year award ("Microphone"). For over a decade, KINLEY has appeared with the likes of Jenn Grant, In - Flight Safety, Rose Cousins as well as loaning her talents to Classic Albums Live and Anne and Gilbert; The Musical. Her career has also seen multiple appearances with Grammy-winning artist Anne Murray. She has recorded on over 70 albums for other artists’ albums.
As a member of Hey Rosetta!, Kinley has toured Australia, USA, Canada and Europe multiple times, appearing at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Ottawa Bluesfest, and Mumford and Sons Gentlemen of the Road tour. KINLEY is excited about her new love of songwriting. She received 3 Music PEI awards including SOCAN's songwriter of the year for her song 'Microphone'. The album received national exposure on CBC's Q, Global News National and the Canadian Press. KINLEY is very interested in the friendship of music and film. She is excited to continue writing as well as collaborate with other artists. Her hobbies include biking, daydreaming and snacking...and hustlin'.