Congratulations to Brandon Isaak for winning Acoustic Act of the Year !

Brandon Isaak is a one man band playing a foot operated drum kit, neck rack harmonica, guitar and vocals. His original blues songs ring with authenticity and wit and his singing, guitar and harmonica playing are the living spirit of the best of the blues today! I consider Brandon to be a national treasure!”
      - Jack Lavin – “Powder Blues”



Brandon was just nominated for 3 Maple Blues Awards. Canada's national blues awards. He's up for:

Acoustic Artist of the Year
Song Writer of the Year
Recording / Producer of the year

If you wanna vote, please go to...

JUST IN: Brandon's album was just nominated for Blues Album Of The Year by the Western Canadian Music Awards

Here On Earth hits # 1 on The Canadian Roots Charts and hits # 7 in the U.S.A.

2013 Maple Blues Award nominee for. Acoustic Act Of The Year & Song Writer Of The Year.

2012 Western Canadian Blues Award nomination for Blues Album Of The Year. 

Brandon went to the semifinals at the I.B.C's solo / Duo category representing British Columbia for The 2014 International Blues challenge in Memphis, TN. Brandon was representing The White Rock Blues Sociaty.    

NEW ALBUM TO BE RELEASED  ~  March 25, 2014 !
Brandon has been busy in the studio in Yukon finishing up his latest release, Here On Earth. We have some great guests on this record...

Keith Picot, Daniel Lapp, Andrea McColemen, Ed White, Chris Isaak and a Yukon Raven named Bobo.

Stay tuned for more details.

Cover art by blues folk artist from Austin, Texas :  
Based on a photograph by:
Christian Kuntz

A special thank you to Yukon's Department of Economic Development for their 

Download the new CD (Here On Earth).


Here on Earth is the follow up to his debut solo album Bluesman's Plea. It was recorded and produced in Whitehorse at Blue-Star Studios by his brother Chris Isaak. This all original album showcases Isaak’s exemplary songwriting, organic vocals and tasteful guitar, thus proving he is one of the top acoustic acts in the country. It is a compelling and thoughtful album that takes the listener down some new roads. It proves that Brandon Isaak is willing to share his soul and wear his heart on his sleeve with his true stories of the colourful characters he has met throughout his journey here on Earth.

Download Bluesman's Plea...

Bluesman's Plea

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This collection showcases Brandon's empathy for traditional guitar styles. His lyrics are consistently appealing and his singing is soulful and uplifting. Bluesman’s Plea will bring Brandon the world class recognition he deserve as an artist, a songwriter and blues balladeer. The States have Keb Mo’, Sweden has Eric Bibb and now Canada has Brandon Isaak.

-Peter DeBelle, Blues Critic
  1. 1 [Info] Leavin' This Town 03:03
  2. 2 [Info] Water Your Garden 03:08
  3. 3 [Info] Gotta Let You Go 02:42


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"Brandon Isaak is unquestionably a superstar in the making, playing with tone and imagination."

John Taylor, Canadian Blues