Josh Norrad / York County Smoke
Region: New Brunswick
Genre: Country, Rock

Josh Norrad is a country / rock performer from New Brunswick Canada.  He has recently released his debut album and has also been nominated for 3 MNB awards (2016) including Country Artist of the Year, Members Choice Award, and Fans Choice Award.  Josh has also been connecting with audiences, having recently entered Reverbnation's “Top 10” in Eastern Canada.  Josh is also beginning to hit the airwaves, his latest holiday single recently went out to country radio nationwide and has received airplay coast to coast.  With a special focus on crowd involvement, Josh has been described as a “powerhouse frontman” who’s performances are both exciting and entertaining. 

Josh has had a successful music and motivational speaking career while performing for many years as the frontman for a notable Maritime rock band and currently with “Josh Norrad / York County Smoke”. Known for his energy and ability to connect with a crowd in a real and exciting way. Josh is a seasoned performer who has toured across Canada performing for some of the largest youth conferences in Canada as well as festivals, High School assemblies, and many more; while speaking a message of a positive lifestyle touching on issues of suicide, bullying etc... Josh has performed several times for, and has developed great relationships with some of the largest and most influential organizations in the youth and young adult scene in the world. In early 2011 while touring Canada, Josh took on a side project in the country / rock genre. Shortly after he released his first single “Can’t Catch me John Wayne” it became a instant hit with fans. Since then he has pursued this new project which has lead to the release of his debut solo album titled “Cars, Guitars and Mason Jars”, 3 MNB Award nominations including Country Artist of the Year, and much more. Already in this short period of time Josh has begun to make a name for himself in the Maritime country / rock scene.