"Brandon not only plays his guitar but he plays his audience like a ringmaster in his own circus, always looking for new ways to entertain."-Teresa Mallam, Prince George Free Press.
What separates this juno award nominated artist from the rest of the pack besides his world-class musicianship and song writing, is his ability to connect and involve the audience in his live shows.
After many nominations by The Maple Blues Awards, (Canada's national blues awards) this Yukonion guitar slinger finally won his first MBA last year for (Acoustic Act of the Year). The nominations were just released again and Brandon once again has a nomination... (Guitarist of the Year). We'll have to wait and see what happens. Last year he had nominations for (Song Writer of the Year), (Acoustic Act of the Year) and (Album of the Year) for his latest solo album; Here On Earth.
Brandon was nominated by (The 2013 Maple Blues Awards) for (Acoustic Act Of The Year) and (Song Writer Of The Year). He was nominated for (Song Writer Of The Year) by the 2010 M.B.A.'s. This honour recognized him as being one of Canada’s top songwriters. He was also one of Canada’s 13 artists picked to write a road song about their province / territory for the CBC’s, great Canadian Song Quest 2011.
Mr. Isaak represented British Columbia in the 2012 International Blues Challenge which takes place every year on Beale St in Memphis, TN. This is the biggest gathering of blues acts in the world.
Brandon is also known as the front man and main songwriter / guitar player for the Popular Canadian Jump band (The Twisters) based out of Vancouver, Canada. He now has a new hot group called: Brandon Isaak & his Saints of Swing.