Andrew Boyd is the Founder/President of Rock Eden Media and a musician with St. John’s band Waterfront Fire. Writer, photographer, videographer, interviewer, radio host, web designer, social media manager and acting editor of all these things are just a few of the things Andrew does to promote the local arts community through Rock Eden. He has personally interviewed touring artists such as Sam Roberts and The Philosopher Kings, and coordinated interviews with The Sheepdogs, Our Lady Peace. In the past 2 years he has also arranged interviews and features with over 100 local artists, shot/edited live performance videos, and established himself as an excellent concert photographer. His focus for Rock Eden is to highlight artists living in and touring Canada’s East Coast to ensure that artists in his home province of Newfoundland and Canada’s East Coast are getting the media coverage they deserve.
LIST OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
-Nominated ECMA 2018 Media Outlet of the Year (Rock Eden)
-Awarded MusicNL 2017 Industry Person of the Year
-Awarded MusicNL 2017 Company of the Year (Rock Eden)
-Nominated MusicNL 2017 Media Person of the Year
-Nominated MusicNL 2017 Volunteer of the Year
-Recorded video interview with Our Lady Peace
-Personally interview Sam Roberts
-Recorded video and personally interviewed The Philosopher Kings
-Recorded video interview with The Sheepdogs
-Recorded live performance video of July Talk at Fred’s Records
-Featured over 100 artists local artists in the past 2 years via CHMR radio, live performance videos, interviews, album reviews and web features.
-Photographed many local bands & festivals as well as more established bands such as Blue Rodeo, Sloan, The Sheepdogs, The Arkells, Wintersleep, Alvvay, The Novaks, and July Talk.