Cindi was signed to a
recording contract by Don
Grashey in January,
1988. Well known and respected in the country music business, Grashey also
discovered and produced hit records for Myrna
Lorrie and Carroll
Baker, as well as
Lynn's very first
Since working with
Grashey, Cindi has had many releases which were all on the Canadian and
American country music charts, and her recordings have been played in
countries around the world - including England, Germany, France, Sweden,
Holland, and Australia.
Cindi Cain with Tommy Hunter
Cindi has appeared on
many television shows over the years, including The
Tommy Hunter Show, Big
Sky Country with Ray
St. Germain, and Jimmy
King Presents. Cindi
has also made appearances on many telethons and has performed on the Canadian
Country Music Awards broadcast
on the C.B.C.
Cindi won the Manitoba
Association of Country Artists (MACA) Entertainer
of the Year award four times, their Recording Artist of the Year award
four times as well, their Female Vocalist of the Year award three times,
and their Single of the Year award for her hit, "Fiddle Texas
Cindi and her band, The
Cheeters, won Country
Band of the Year as well as the Coors Fan Award for most popular band.
Cindi was nominated
Country Female Vocalist by the R.P.M.
Big Country Awards,
as well as the Vista Rising Star Award at the Canadian
Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards.
First CD - "A Place Where Memories Live"
will remember the 1990 Epic release of Cindi's first CD, "A
Place Where Memories Live." The
album contained the hit singles, "Once The Magic's Gone,"
"Two More On The Dance Floor," and "You Were Listening To
The Singer," which was a top five hit across Canada and nominated
as Song of the Year at the CCMA Awards.
videos released from the album, "Fiddle Texas Style" and
"Field of Dreams," aired on Much
Nashville Network, Club
Video Show, and the
C.B.C.'s Country Beat.
Place Where Memories Live" was
also released in London, England on Cottage
Cindi at Nashville Fan Fair - June 1991
Never forgetting her prairie roots, Cindi and her band
played fair dates, conventions, clubs and rodeos all across Canada
throughout the nineties. Some of the more memorable gigs included the Craven
Saskatchewan, the Austin
Stampede, and The
Pas Trappers Festival in
Manitoba, the Grey
Cup Convention Wild Blitz Winnipeg '91,
the Country Music
Hall of Fame Show in
Ontario, the Calgary
Alberta, and Canada Day Celebrations.
opened shows for country entertainers such as John Anderson, Johnny Lee,
Tanya Tucker, Sawyer Brown, and Blue Rodeo.
especially memorable event for Cindi was when she was asked to represent
Canada at Nashville's week long Fan
Fair in 1991. It was
the most successful Fan
Fair ever with daily
attendance of 25 thousand!
was nominated Female Vocalist of the Year for the 1992 Juno
Awards, and Top
Country Female Artist at the Big
Country Awards in
a promotional poster for "Fiddle Texas Style"
then, Cindi, with her lively stage presence and rare and unique voice, has
been kept busy showcasing her talents in different genres: jazz,
pop, rock 'n' roll, and, of course, country.
Cindi performs at
various venues in and around Winnipeg, as well as at private functions.
owner/operator of The
VoiceShack - her
vocal coaching studio in Winnipeg - Cindi is kept busy helping aspiring
singers achieve their goals both on stage and in the recording studio.
she's not Vocal Coaching, Cindi keeps busy performing in and around
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Cindi and the Cheeters with Tanya Tucker
Cindi with k.d. lang
Cindi with Marie Osmond
Cindi with Patty Loveless
Cindi with Garth Brooks
Cindi with Alan Jackson
Cindi with Loretta Lynn
Cindi with Reba McEntire
Cindi with Ronnie Hawkins
Cindi with Travis Tritt