Colin Cannon – Who are you? # 26

Share This Post

We introduce you to Colin Cannon and ask him a few question ahead of his forthcoming gigs

Who are you ?

Colin Cannon, solo singer/song writer.

Made plenty of mistakes in life, but always made sure I learned from them. Writing about them creates a memory anchor for each lesson. Lived. Loved. Travelled. Now I’m singing about it.

What do you do ?

Couldn’t give you a specific genre, maybe Alternative Acoustic Story Telling? Haha

For fans of…. ?

Nathaniel Rateliff Paolo Nutini Shakey Graves Tallest Man on Earth

Where are you going ?

Aim for more gigs locally. Bigger venues, bigger audiences. Hopefully I can start making a connection with people. If any of the stories I’m singing about resonate with some of their experiences, good or bad, I’d be delighted.

Where can we catch you ?

I have a Facebook musicians page.

Upcoming gigs: ‘Under Canvas’ Eden Court outdoor bar and event Friday 27th of July. (17:30 sharp) ‘Madhatters’ 4th of August (time to be confirmed)

I also really like to attend open mics to Sharpen the tongue. Good atmosphere and good for practicing new songs.

Anything else?

My best pal used to do me a favour whenever I was about to go on stage, to help me focus. He would remind me: “Remember man, don’t sing the song….tell the story.” People often ask me how I came up with the songs or tell me that they could never do anything like that and my response is always the same; “Tell the truth and the words will fall right out your mouth.”

If you are interested in submitting your band to be featured, click here.

Check out other Inverness Gigs introduces, “Who are you?” interviews.

A notefrom the editor

Support live music in Inverness by supporting IGigs! For over 10 years, IGigs has been showcasing the best of the local music scene through previews, reviews, photographs, and more. But maintaining the website incurs costs, and your support can help keep this invaluable resource alive.

Chris Lemon
Chris Lemon
A lifelong passion for music matched with a geeky fascination for social media and websites resulted in the creation of Inverness Gigs back in 2010. The aim of the site is to help promote, support and generally raise awareness of the local music scene.If you want get in touch you can contact me direct at

What's new?