Get to know Canadian Beats founder & writer, Jenna Melanson


Where Are You From:
Nova Scotia


1 dog, Juno. 3 cats, Oreo, Roxy & Buddy

Tattoos/ Piercings:
Ears pierced. 4 tattoos and want more!

When did you first start with Canadian Beats?:
I created it 🙂 So March, 2013.

What are some of your favourite Canadian bands/ artists?:
Hedley, Faber Drive, Fighting for Ithaca, The Faceplants, Andy Brown, and more recently The Brilliancy & Street Pharmacy! I could go on and on, so much amazing Canadian talent.

How many times have you saw your favourite Canadian band/artist in concert?:
Hedley – 3 times, soon to be 4.

Have you met any Canadian Artists?
I met all members of Hedley. Faber & Krikit from Faber Drive, Curtis from FFI, Ian & Mike from MT.

Favourite Concert moment?
Getting surprised with meet & greet at Hedley show in 2012.

What is your favorite Canadian album?:
Currently “Wild Life” by Hedley

What is your favorite Canadian band/ artist song?:
Currently “Beautiful Girl” by Hedley

What is your favorite Canadian band/ artist video?:
Life Is Waiting – Faber Drive

What is your favorite lyric by a Canadian band/artist?
“Heavy heart and ahead full of stones, too damn young to feel this old” -Tinman by Andy Brown

What are some of your favourite non-Canadian bands?:
Matchbox Twenty is my favourite

Favourite piece of band merch?
I love my Marianas Trench lunchbox!

What are your favorite tv shows?:
Big Bang Theory, Ground Floor, Rookie Blue

What are your favorite movies?:
Pitch Perfect, Grease, Footloose, Dirty Dancing, The Factory, Along Came A Spider

What are your favorite books?:
All James Patterson books, Mitch Albom books, and yes, I like Twilight & Hunger Game series.

Favorite food?:
Lately, cheeseburgers win first prize.

Favorite drink?:
Cream Soda

Favorite season?:

Favorite holiday?:

Favorite color?:

Favorite car?:
I love my car…it’s not fancy. It’s a light green Hyundai Accent! lol

Twitter or Facebook?:

Television or movies?:

Chocolate or Peanut Butter?:

Sweet or Salty?:

Coffee or Tea?:

Inside or Outside?:

Morning or Night?:
Night I guess.

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