JJ Lavallee is a Multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalist artist. Born and raised in the small community of St. Ambroise Manitoba, JJ Identifies as Métis. Coming from a large musical Métis family, JJ knew at a young age that he wanted to be a musical artist.
He has enjoyed singing since the age of 6 winning several local talent shows over the years. At the age of 9 he learned to play guitar. By 15 he started writing songs. At the age of 18 JJ left for the big city of Winnipeg to pursue his music career. There he gained some local favor, capturing Indigenous Music awards and having a #1 song on Indigenous radio.
For the last 10 years JJ has been fortunate enough to be a guest here in BC living and working on traditional territories all over the province. He continues to write and perform his music wherever and whenever he can.
JJ is currently in studio working on his 4th album and first in 10 years. Being an energetic Métis fiddle player, and a soulful, straight from the heart song writer, he cannot wait to share his latest works with new and old audiences in the province, in the country, and beyond.