The Backstays
Region: New Brunswick
Genre: Indie, Rock, Roots

The Backstays are a roots-infused indie rock band that formed in Saint John in December 2017. The band— made up of local musicians Pete Johnston, Keith Whipple, Serenna Chapman, Derek Hilchie and Lorne Kirkpatrick— is currently working to debut their first EP in Summer 2018. 

(Photo by Kate Tadic)