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Short Bio

Throw away all the expectations and just make music that feels good. 


That’s the sentiment Vancouver-based Tess Anderson has chosen to live by recently, and it’s become evident in her upcoming body of work. Allowing vulnerability and authenticity to be at the forefront of everything she does, Tess captivates audiences with her moxie-filled performances. Trying on many different genre hats over the years, nothing has felt quite right - until now. Having spent the last year in the studio refining her sound, 2023 marked the start of a brand new era for Tess Anderson. Combining the familiar gloss of pop with the heavy grit of alternative rock, she has finally stepped into her power fronting an impressively versatile 5-piece band. Tess' recent singles "Self Control", "Run", and "Gaslight" set the stage for her highly anticipated debut full-length album "Before I Come Unhinged", which is set to be released May 17th, 2024. Performing over 75 live shows annually, including having opened for Mother Mother at a sold-out Commodore Ballroom show, Tess continues to build a name for herself in the Vancouver music scene. 

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Origin: Victoria, BC

Currently: Vancouver, BC

Genre: Alternative-Rock

Label: Independent



"Tess Anderson has a wondrous voice that genuinely moves the listener... The lyrics are moving and you will find yourself hanging on every word. Anderson has strong command of her voice and it rises, falls, and breaks up at all the right moments."

-Modern Music Maker

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Career Highlights

-Opened for Mother Mother at a sold-out show at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver on Dec 4, 2021.

-Opened for Aaron Pritchett at Tradex Convention Centre in Abbotsford on June 11, 2022.

-Received Creative BC Career Development grants in 2021 and 2023.

-Received FACTOR Artist Development Grant in 2022.

-Finalist in the Music BC Canadian Songwriter Challenge 2020.

-Debut EP "Onward" surpassed 25,000 Spotify streams in its first month.

-Debut full-length album "Before I Come Unhinged" is set to be released May 17, 2024.

-Performed at festivals such as Khatsahlano Street Party, Irish Fusion Festival, Surrey Fusion Festival, Brentwood Fest, Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, Car Free Day, and West Coast Women's Show.

-Performed over 75 live shows in 2023.



Performance Videos

Stage Plots


Contact Info

Telephone: (250) 507-1071


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