Praised for dynamic live performances, effortless union of voices in harmony, and anthemic melodies, this Canadian pop-folk duo deliver messages of reflection and optimism that are endearing audiences across Canada and beyond. Their songs celebrate coming of age, ambition, and the resilience of the human spirit. They’ll be touring in support of their 2018 release, Hold Fast.
Fortunate Ones return to the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre after being the first HOT TICKET performers in Cairns Recital Hall in November 2015.
Fortunate Ones is a Canadian pop-folk duo made up of singer/guitarist Andrew James O’Brien and singer/pianist/accordion player Catherine Allan – endearing audiences with wide-eyed energy, pragmatic optimism, and an earnest mission for connection. Andrew and Catherine grew up on opposite sides of the island of Newfoundland – Mount Pearl and Corner Brook respectively. It was in St. John’s where the pair met and began to sing together