Known for their acoustic style, high energy music, The Promised is as a roots/country band started by Jesse and Noelle Burch. The pair met in 2018 while performing with their respective bands and a mutual respect for music sparked a writing session.
In 2019, they created The Promised with the incredibly talented upright slap bass player Casey Shalala and drummer Rylan Wood. They were accepted into the 2019 Breakthrough Country music project Top 12 and after two rounds of tough competition they were named 1st Place Grand Prize winners.
Working with MyTone Records, they released their first single/music video in July of 2019. Both their first and second releases (“We Could Be in Love” & “Don’t Take Me Down) were licensed to the American TV show Virgin River’s 2nd season, and they were filmed performing both songs on the show. Their debut album "Phoenix" was released in 2020 has over 1,000,000 streams on Spotify.
In August of 2019, The Promised teamed up with Country Rebel, the world’s largest Country music network to release a series of live videos of their original music, which have amassed millions of views.
In their inaugural year, The Promised played on the Sunfest mainstage as an acoustic trio, just prior to headliner Jason Aldean as well as were nominated for 3 BCCMA Awards (Roots/Traditional, Ray McAuley Horizon Award, and Video of the Year)
With tight harmonies and a powerful sound, their music captures you within its story. Their chemistry on and off stage is undeniable, and their energy will keep you wanting more.
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“...roots music that is as evocative as it is endearing...a hint of bluegrass...a little bit of Americana..”
“...vocal melodies that transcend the limitations of studio recording altogether...”
“Canada’s been producing some really excellent country acts this year, and The Promised are by far one of the best that I’ve heard.”