Bio

Bobby Dove has built a steady following across Canada and beyond. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Bobby has become known as one of the country’s most dedicated troubadours, crooning live audiences with their heart-worn originals, and paying tribute to the golden age of Country Music.

Bobby Dove’s new album, Hopeless Romantic, was co-produced with Bazil Donovan (Blue Rodeo) and Tim Vesely (Rheostatics) at The Woodshed studio in Toronto,On. On the record Dove collaborates with some of the finest on the Canadian music scene, including members of Blue Rodeo Jim Cuddy, Bazil Donovan, Jimmy Bowskill (The Sheepdogs, Blue Rodeo), and Burke Carroll (Kathleen Edwards).

Along the road, Bobby has worked with a number of legendary players, and shared stages with artists such as Mary Gauthier, Richard Thompson, The Sadies and JD Mcpherson. In 2019, Bobby spent a month in residency at the Banff Centre, and toured Canada with performances at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival and Vancouver Island Music Fest.

Upcoming, Bobby is scheduled to play at select venues and festivals, including this year’s Winnipeg Folk Fest (2022). Bobby will be announcing cross-Canada and international tours in 2022/23.

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“Bobby Dove is a gifted artist, and a brilliant new light on the songwriting scene…  A time traveler, Bobby’s songs meld genres with the touch of a master. I am a fan.”

– Mary Gauthier

“…Some of the most authentically-rendered and true-to-inspiration country music you can root out, while still holding onto enough originality to hit your ears with a welcomed freshness”

– Saving Country Music

“Dove can write rings around all but the very best of troubadours, telling stories in a compelling way…. This is very impressive indeed and I suggest you get Bobby Dove on your radar immediately.”

– Country Music People Magazine

“…A great band can only do so much if you don’t also have the songs and the chops to deliver the goods, and fortunately, Bobby has both of those things.”

– Roots Music Canada

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