bio

Missy Bauman is an alternative folk artist. Mixing psychedelic pop with her small town charm, her quirk has charmed audiences across Ontario.

At the age of 17, Missy Bauman was one of the youngest winners in Hamilton Music Award history to win “Best New Artist”. Missy also took home the “Rising Star” award, and was nominated for “Best Female Vocalist”. After graduating Seneca’s Independent Music Production program with high honours, she has collaborated with members from Juno Award winning artists on a full length album due 2017. Bauman shared stages with musical greats Feist, the Arkells, Bahamas, Kathleen Edwards and Gordon Lightfoot– all before the age of 21.

Hailing from Brantford, ON, Missy brings refreshing surprises to the singer-songwriter genre.

Awards & Nominations

BC Musician’s Songwriting Competition (runner-up), 2017
OAC Popular Music Creation Grant, 2017
Official Selection for Hillside Festival’s Girls with Guitars Program, 2017
Official Selection for the Folk Music Ontario Youth Program, 2016
SongStudio Scholarship, 2016
Summerfolk Youth Discoveries Competition winner, 2014
Seneca’s Got Talent 1st Place, 2014
Hamilton Music Award – Rising Star, 2012
Hamilton Music Award – Best New Artist, 2012
Hamilton Music Award (nomination) – Best Female Vocalist, 2012