Partner is funny, but not a joke. Gay but not for each other, as their Instagram tagline reads.
Partner is the "mature" effort of two best friends named Josée Caron and Lucy Niles. Borne of their bizarre and fortuitous friendship, Partner confidently harnesses the infinite power of Rock to explore a variety of niche yet strangely universal themes. Self described as post-classic-rock.
The two met while attending Mount Allison University in small town Sackville, New Brunswick, on Canada’s East Coast.
Partner relocated to Windsor ON at the beginning of 2016. After a freakishly productive year of writing, recording, and touring, Partner have released their debut to the world, In Search of Lost Time (September 2017). Their enthusiastic and action-packed live set has led to them being named the "best new band in Canada" in the Globe and Mail.
Influenced by acts as varied as Melissa Etheridge, Ween, kd lang, and Prince, Partner delivers a refreshing and vital twist on a classic, prompting you to re-think what you thought was possible in Rock.
Partner is genre-defying and terrifying: part musical act, part teenage diary, and 100% queer.
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