Jane Carmichael (vocals, ukulele) and Kevin Kennedy (vocals, guitar) are indeed a married couple. They became The Marrieds in December of 2010, when they posted three snow day songs on YouTube during London’s infamous “Snowmageddon” of that year. The songs were viewed over 10,000 times in just a few days, and captured the attention of CBC radio, which made them the Sound of the Day across Canada. The Marrieds are known for their “folk-country sound filled with playful lyrics and sweet harmonies” (Lori Mastronardi, The London Free Press).
They have played for audiences across Canada, winning praise for their songwriting, performances, and charm. They have shared the stage with luminaries including Kathleen Edwards, Bahamas, Danny Michel, Peter Katz, Lennie Gallant, Ian Thomas, and many others. In 2014, The Marrieds won the Jack Richardson Music Award in the folk/roots category, as well as the CHRW Juried Local Album of the Year Award.
They have also been nominated for awards including the Canadian Folk Music Awards Vocal Group of the Year (2014) and the Toronto Independent Music Award in the Folk/Roots category (2016, 2012) and Best Music Video (2016).