Emily Rockarts is starting to catch on in Canada’s bustling music scene. Her songs explore the wide-eyed optimism of moving to new cities, the expansive depth of oceans, and the stratospheres of space. Mapmaker, Emily Rockarts' debut release in 2016, was a collection of songs that were as sweet and light-hearted as they were thoughtful and full of longing. The five-track EP garnered her critical acclaim from taste-making reviewers, more than 30 cross-Canada tour dates, and a few top 20 appearances on !earshot charts.
Through her years of recording and touring, Emily also found her closest collaborators: her band members. including Dan Rougeau (guitar), Soren Nissen (bass) and Ian Wright (drums).
Always a strong composer and lyricist, in March 2018 Emily was invited to participate in the Banff Centre's three-week singer-songwriter residency where she wrote the bulk of her new record. She is currently working on her first full length album, Little Flowers, recorded at Montreal’s Hotel 2 Tango, set for Canadian release Fall 2019.