Free to Grow Band CD
A mix of Folk, Rock, Progressive, & East Coast in a Classic Rock blender
Winner of 2015 Stingray Music Rising Star Award at the 25th Annual Fredericton Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival

Fall Update

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: October 4, 2017

First of all, a huge thank you to our supporters as we have now attained 67% of our funding goal to finance our upcoming full length album. We have almost completed recording tracks and the bulk of work that remains is to have our audio wizard friends at The Recordery (http://therecordery.com) complete the mixing and mastering […]

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May Blog – Free To Grow News

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: May 16, 2017

We have reached 40% of our funding goal to support the production of a full length album later in 2017. A huge thanks to those who have supported us by going to our shows, purchasing our music online, or pre-ordering the album. In conjunction with the recent “End of the World” EP released on April […]

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End of the World EP is out

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: April 21, 2017

Today our End of the World EP is publicly out and available on Bandcamp https://freetogrow.bandcamp.com Yay!!!! On May 17 it will be released on a broader array of platforms including iTunes and Spotify. Recorded by Free To Grow and mixed and mastered by the skilled chaps at http://therecordery.com Our “Hipster” video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGZXCqRJE44&feature=youtu.be is also out!!!!

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Happy Valentines Day and Thank You

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: February 14, 2017

It’s Valentines Day and what better time to look back with what happened in the Free To Grow world in 2016. Our love to all who supported us as we are most grateful. In addition to some Fredericton shows, we played in Saint John, Moncton, Miramichi, Saint Andrews, Sussex and Gagetown. Look for us to […]

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Our New Music Showcase

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: November 14, 2016

On Wednesday November 16 Free To Grow will return to Dolan’s Pub in Fredericton to showcase a batch of new tunes. Show time is from 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. This is close to the 2-year anniversary of their last show at Dolan’s where they launched their debut CD. Link to Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/196640674094900/ On this night guests will be treated to […]

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Life of a Band Monkey

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: September 5, 2016

Free To Grow’s band monkey Merlin was initially bummed out when he started his duties. His impression of the band was not at all favourable. They had duped his younger brother Marvin by inviting him to sit on stage with Free To Grow during a benefit gig for the local SPCA. Sounds fun right? Merlin was […]

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Whalen’s Barn

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: June 20, 2016

We were honoured to be invited to open the third season of the Whalen’s Barn Summer Concert Series in June. What a privilege given the rest of the lineup scheduled for the summer. A huge thanks to Terry Whalen and also to Luke Carroll and the Miramichi Leader for the media coverage. We had a […]

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Welcome Vaughan Evans

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: June 14, 2016

When the dynamic and highly skilled Corey Thomas left us this spring after finishing up at St Thomas University in Fredericton, we went into search mode for a new bass player. While we were “beating the bushes” we asked our friend Vaughan Evans if he knew of anyone who could step in and play bass for […]

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Farewell & Thank You Alex: Welcome Mathieu

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: February 22, 2016

The time has come for us to officially announce that drummer Alex Tattersall has resigned from Free To Grow. Alex gave us a heads up last summer that he wanted to get involved in other projects and we offer thanks and wish him the best in all his future musical endeavours. Alex joined Free to Grow […]

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Vanessa Vander Valk to Host SPCA Fundraiser

  • Posted in: Latest News
  • Written by: Jeff Patch
  • Date: January 13, 2016

Free To Grow and Panda Bee Catastrophe are thrilled to announce that CBC Radio Host Vanessa Vander Valk will be Master of Ceremonies at our “For The Pets” fundraiser concert on Friday February 12. Anyone who listens to her show (Shift on CBC Radio One on weekday afternoons) knows that Vanessa is an animal lover. […]

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