Dawn Tyler Watson, in a nutshell, smokes. She has a kit bag full of smooth moves, and a personality that lifts off the page.Eric Thom, Blues Review Magazine
Dawn Tyler Watson, photographed performing a mesmerizing show backed up by the Ben Racine Band at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal in 2019.
This utterly assured performer has you believing she’s a front-ranking country singer, a soul diva, a jazz warbler, a new adult contemporary specialist, a swing siren– as well as a basic blues belter.–Geoff Chapman, Toronto Star
Her fabulous voice and incandescent stage presence make her the Queen of the Blues in Montreal.Le Journal de Montreal
Arguably “Montreal’s Queen of the Blues” with a career spreading over 2 decades. Singer/Actor/Songwriter Dawn Tyler Watson has earned her place among Canada’s Blues elite. Born in England and raised in Ontario, she adopted Montreal as her home after earning her BFA in Jazz Studies and Theatre from Concordia University. An accomplished and dynamic performer, Watson’s fiery stage presence has earned her national and international recognition.Artist Profile
Her artistic style is an eclectic influence of Jazz, Soul, and Gospel that pushes the boundaries of traditional Blues into a whole new dimension.The Montrealer