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New Single Release! 

Yesterday I released a new single here in the ol' website containing an "A Side" and a "B Side". The B side is a cover of my favourite Bob Dylan song, "Simple Twist of Fate". It can be streamed on my website by following THIS LINK. Soon to be available on all digital distribution (Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, etc). 

But the song I am most proud of is the A side. I wrote "Today" for my wife Denise and played it for her for the first time on our wedding day this past September. I have had a great time recording it with some talented musicians. It will also be available on digital distribution soon! 

I really hope you enjoy these songs as much as I do! 

LINK: Today (Single)

Jesse Parent - Vocals, acoustic, lead guitar 

Ben Kempel - Electric guitar, vocals 

Matt Lima - Bass 

Mike Erb - Drums 

Nick Barkley - Keys 

Emily Barkley - Vocals

Recorded at Ben Kempel's place. Mastered by Harry at Vespa Music Group


Jesse Parent is releasing his new album "Live at The Schoolhouse Theatre". Recorded with his band, The Pines, this is Jesse's first live album. 

He is coming solo to Cambridge to share the songs with an intimate evening. Joined by Cambridge's own Mike Meacher to open the show! 

Don't miss this great night of acoustic music. 

$15 at the door includes a copy of the CD

Live Album Now Streaming! 

Our new album, Live At The Schoolhouse Theatre is now streaming at!

Have a listen before coming out to our CD release show on September 23rd at The Junction City Music Hall! Here's the event details:

Cody McMillan and his Band + Jesse Parent and the Pines Double Rainbow Release Party 
Featuring Ryan Carr and Roberts Hall 

The stars have aligned for this epic double release! Cody McMillan and Jesse Parent both have new albums sizzling like hot cakes for new ears. Both in the alt-Canadiana, folk-rock tradition these heavyweights of songwriting know how to make you dance and make you cry. Roberts Hall on tour from Nanaimo, British Columbia will open the night and Ryan Carr will bust out his best new dad jokes. Doors 8:30, $10 cover. 

Cody McMillan 
"A promising future is become clearer for Cody McMillan in the Big Smoke." 
The Sault Star 

Jesse Parent 
"Jesse Parent has an amazing lush soundscape. Filled with Americana music injected with a modern sensibility" 
Hamilton Blues 

Ryan Carr 
"for someone who obviously deals in quantity, the sometimes busker has opted for quality when it comes to his debut EP" 
Greyowl Point 

Roberts Hall Band 
"One of the most rewarding Canadian roots releases of 2016 so far…" 

Tickets now on sale!  

Tickets are now on sale for our big Live Concert Recording in April! Jesse Parent and The Pines will be performing songs from the first three albums, and some new tunes as well, all to be recorded for a new album! Joined by special guest Lynn Jackson, who will open the show, this will be a great night of music you don't want to miss!

Every ticket includes show admission, a copy of the CD when released (Summer 2016), and a signed show poster the night of.

CLICK HERE to buy your tickets! $20 in advance or $25 at the door

A big thank you to the Waterloo Arts Fund for their help with this project!