Kevin Closs is an independent arts professional and arts educator from Manitoulin Island. Since 1990 he has worked as a recording and performing artist releasing eleven independent albums and played concerts, festivals and clubs across the country. Kevin’s third album, Surrender, featured two hit singles, “Erica” and “Home”, which made the Canadian Adult Contemporary and Country Music charts respectively. He has also toured with multiple Juno Award winner and country music legend Charlie Major. Kevin has also honed his skills as a producer and engineer recording his music and the music of other northern musicians in his own digital recording studio. His music productions have been featured on the television programs Hard Rock Medical, Survivorman, The Jane Show and in the films Niagara Motel and Snowshoes & Solitudes.