Erika grew up in Nova Scotia and her album Angel on the Road is a record of songs of love, healing and peace. She won Music Nova Scotia’s 2015 Inspirational Recording of the Year award and was a finalist in CBC’s Searchlight Competition for Canada’s best new artist and received international airplay.
Notable Awards and Recognitions.
2015 Music Nova Scotia Inspirational Recording of the Year
2015 “Winner” (made 3rd cut) of CBC’s Searchlight Competitions
2014 International Acoustic Music Award Finalist for Best Female Artist of the Year
2010 Recipient of EMBP grant for Revolution
2007 Phoebe Poetry Competition winner judged by Anne Carson
2005 Recipient of $25, 000 Watson Fellowship to study, write and perform Folk Music for Social Change in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Brazil and India