Originally from Toronto, Showboy's blend of speaker-humpin', booty-shakin', deep, dirty, grimy, funky, fidgety, disco-driven house has rocked the party since relocating west in 2003. He regularly plays across North America, and is a Guest Resident at many Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto venues.
His Edmonton residencies have included Buddys (2003-06), The Roost (2007), Prism (2008), Boots (2008-09), New City (2008-10), Play (2009-12), Flash (2012) and SteamWorks (2017-18). He continues to play clubs, special events, EDM & Pride festivals around the globe. His tours have included:
RIPPIN' UP THE DISCO (North America, 12 dates, 2010)
EXs+OH!s (North America, 52 dates, 2011-12)
EMBRACE THE STRANGE (Canada, 23 dates, 2013)
FUNK U! (USA, 19 dates, 2014)
BASSTURBATE (North America/EU/UK, 96 dates, 2015)
DISCOFILTH (North America/UK, 38 dates, 2016)
He has appeared with/opened for/written for Florence Welch, Kaskade, Deadmau5, Morgan Page, Myles Dyson, Deko-ze, Chocolate Puma, Sarah McLachlan, Metric, Scotty Thompson, Jann Arden, Tracy Young, Thunderpuss, Tony Moran, Tianna J, Kasha Kennedy & Deborah Cox, to name a few.
In 2003 he traveled with Burton to DJ'd various extreme sports events. In 2010 played amongst local & international talent during the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. In 2015 he worked with famed lifestyle brand KidRobot and in 2016, created the runway mix for West Coast Fashion Week & line of #SHOWBOY briefs with Edmonton's SNUG Underwear.
In 2017 a fall tour of Oceania was dedicated to his father, who passed away in Sep. 2018 tour dates are always being added. You can find the dates on the TOUR page above.
He has been nominated for a 2015 Juno Award and 2 Grammy Awards in 2016, all for writing, remixing & production. He lived in England for 4 years, graduating university with degrees in Business Administration and Communications.
He bides as much of his free time between homes in Edmonton, Toronto and Jalisco, Mexico.
Photo by Adam David
Taken outside Hyatt Place Edmonton/Downtown