Donny Parenteau was born and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and is a versatile vocalist & multi-instrumentalist.
twelve years touring the world with Neal McCoy; recording on multi-platinum
selling albums & playing on numerous shows, including performances on The Grand Ole Opry & The Tonight Show with
Jay Leno. Alongside McCoy, Donny has shared the stage with country music icons
such as; Charlie Daniels, Merle Haggard, Tim McGraw, Shania Twain, and Reba
McEntire to name a few.
his solo career in 2003, Donny has garnered over one hundred nominations at
seven major award shows, including three JUNO nominations, and his first USA
nomination for “Best Country CD” at the 2014 Native American Music Awards.
album, Bring It
On, is the only album placed in a time capsule at the Regina
Legislative Building to be opened in 100 years and was included because of his
song, “Deep in the Heart of Saskatchewan”.
CD released in 2018, “Favourite Hymns of the Metis”, gave him his latest 2019
nomination for Indigenous Artist of the Year with the Sask Music Awards. Donny
continues to perform, teach at his Donny
Parenteau School of Music, and speak his message of
inspiration and “Bully Free Zone” tours at schools across Western Canada.