"This Ain't a Love Song" wins the International Songwriting Competition for country!
PEAR was named the 2013 Group of the Year by the Association of Country Music in Alberta
"Love her voice. Nice harmonies. Solid."
Mark Patric, Music Director, CJJR Vancouver, MagMedia
"If they don't become massive stars – massive – then something is just wrong with the whole industry."
Craig Fox, CJDL Tillsonburg
"I am seriously lost for words...they're that good..."
Bill Toffan, Program Director, CHKX Hamilton
"Lynae and Denis are world-class fiddlers, multi-instrumentalists and songwriters."
Chas Hay, TopCountry.ca
"Denis and Lynae cook up a delightful musical mix and deliver it with a heaping helping of charm and talent!"
Pete Walker, Music Director, CJKX Oshawa
"The accomplished musicianship of both Denis and Lynae is only surpassed by their incredible harmonies."
KT Timmermans, Program Director, CFRM Little Current
"Not surprisingly, we have more great music from Denis and Lynae...cool LadyA-ish pop song and cute vid!! Great job, guys..."
Cory Noel, Music Director, CKLJ Olds
"Lynae and Denis are A PEAR of Aces!"
Don Graham, Cashbox Magazine
"PEAR could make a fiddle lover out of the most devout rocker!"
Elena Maystruk, Lithium Magazine
"Damn straight. THAT's a LOVE SONG!!!!!!!!"
Deric Ruttan, Country Recording Artist
PEAR has been nominated for a 2012 Canadian Folk Music Award, for English Songwriters of the Year.
Denis and Lynae were nominated against each other for the CCMA for Fiddle Player of the Year. Denis won the 2012 award, and won two 2011 CCMA Awards for Fiddle Player, and Special Instrument (Mandolin) Player of the Year.
They graced the Canada AM soundstage in Toronto in August 2012 for a nationally broadcast performance.
PEAR toured Canada for the 2012 summer festival season with feature appearances from BC to Ontario, on country and roots stages.
PEAR was nominated for two, 2012 Association of Country Music in Alberta Awards - Fan's Choice and Group of the Year.
They closed out 2011 as featured performers on the Canadian Country Christmas Tour, making stops across Western Canada.