Richard McKay

Alt. Country Light Rock Singer/songwriter

Richard McKay

About

Musical Biography of Richard McKay

 

Richard McKay was born in The Pas Manitoba Canada November 17, 1981

 

As a young man he experienced many trials and tribulations growing up in the inner city of Winnipeg Manitoba

Knowledge that he gained from first-hand experience with gang lifestyle & addictions & incarceration …. Richard applied that new found understanding into song writing  

Being active and recognizable on the Manitoba traditional POW WOW Trail – Richard writes with indigenous perspective and cultural pride

The Richard McKay Music experience overall – diverse & heartfelt

However Richard’s main musical influence happens to be his mother – self-taught singer & performer Anita Neault from Cayer Manitoba.  Richard’s mother put in countless hours teaching and educating Richard on how to play the guitar at 11 yrs Old

Employed with the Brandon friendship centre for the past 37 years  –  after work  hours she always made time to work with Richard’ teaching him how to sing and play different chord variations .  She sings harmony on all Richards recorded material.  mother son vibe transcends through the music - very uplifting and inspiring.

Richard's future plans are to work with young aspiring Aboriginal Youth who want to pursue music as a career.   He feels that with his experience and knowledge, he will help guide them into successful artists.  Having overcome so many obstacles, he feels that he is ready to re-enter the music industry with more passion and determination.

"The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively". Bob Marley

Contact

Name
Richard Mckay
Address
1251 10th #312 Brandon MB Canada R7A6P5
Phone
1 204 761 7416
Email
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Listen

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"Drummer Boy"

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"Dance Me Outside"

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"All Roads"

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