Writing from a position of strength and independence, Kelsey Hayes is an Ottawa based pop, singer-songwriter who takes the listener on a journey of love, longing, and betrayal. She released her debut EP to a sold-out crowd at Ottawa’s own Mercury Lounge in Fall 2015, going on to win the Musik Ottawa Competition. In 2016, Kelsey made her international debut, touring multiple cities in China between playing shows at Ottawa's Bluesfest and Cityfolk Festival. Her most recent project was released on February 8th 2018 with her song “Is It Like That” winning the Performance category of the Canadian Songwriting Competition. 

Photo: Zak Aubin @ Ottawa Winter Jazzfest - Mercury Lounge