Sonny 8x10 2017
Sonny and Agent Rod Bousquet
Sonny Live With The Fiddle
Sonny CD Photo
Sonny and the Hurricanes
Sonny Bandura is an amazing and multi-talented country, country/rock music entertainer.
Sonny has opened shows for musical celebrities such as, George Jones and Pat Benetar.
In 2003, Sonny won 1st place in the Battle of the Bands contest at the Minnedosa Classic Rock Festival.
Sonny began his musical interest at the young age of 6, when he was enrolled in accordion lessons in Winnipeg Manitoba. At the age of thirteen, Sonny began his career by playing the drums in his uncle’s western band.
Growing up, Sonny was influenced by the many country greats, such as Buck Owens, George Jones, Conway Twitty, Charlie Pride and Merle Haggard. He expanded his musical talent to playing guitar, bass, and fiddle along with the drums.
In 2008, Sonny released his first album Long Ride, which includes 10 tracks written by Sonny. The eleventh track features his own unique version of the Orange Blossom Special. Sonny played all of the instruments on his CD, excluding the piano, which was played by Manitoba’s producer of the year, and also a member of the Foster Martin Band, Craig Fotheringham. Sonny also assisted in producing his CD.
Since the age of sixteen, Sonny has been touring Canada from British Columbia, to Ontario, to The Northwest Territories. He was a side-man/back-up musician for Manitoba legends, such as Len Henry, Robbie Brass, Errol Ranville, and Clint Dutiaume. This includes playing at weddings, clubs, and casinos.
Music has always been and continues to be Sonny’s passion. He continues to tour Canada. Performing and writing songs and music is Sonny’s full time business.
He has even now written new material and is currently working on more material, in order to release his second CD.
Fast as you-Dwight Yoakam
Turn it on, turn it up, turn me loose-Dwight Yoakam
Walk the Line-Johnny Cash
Folsom Prison Blues-Johnny Cash
White Lightning-George Jones
Lone Ranger-George Jones
I Love this Bar-Toby Keith
Guitar Town-Steve Earl
Copperhead Road-Steve Earl
This ones Gonna hurt you-Marty Stuart/Travis Tritt
Even when I'm Blue-Steve Earl
I don't think Hank done it this Way-Waylon Jennings
Good Hearted Woman-Waylon Jennings
Blow at High Dough-The Tragically Hip
New Orleans is Sinking-The Tragically Hip
Honky Tonk Woman-Rolling Stones
It's only Rock n Roll-Rolling Stones
Dust on the Bottle-David Lee Murphy
Party Crowd-David Lee Murphy
Boil the Cabbage
Souths Gonna do it Again
Liberty Two Step
Hey Baby-Marty Stuart
Cover of the Rolling Stone-Dr Hook
Fishin in the Dark-Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Cadillac Ranch-Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Brown eyed Girl-Van Morrison
Love Somebody like You-Keith Urban
Who Wouldn't want to be me-Keith Urban
Save a Horse Ride a Cowboy-Big n Rich
Tougher than the Rest-Travis Tritt
Big John McNeil
Devil Went Down to Georgia
Orange Blossom Special
Take it Easy-Eagles
Drivin My Life Away-Eddie Rabbit
Pass that Toke-Harvey Henry Band