Jamie has been involved in the entertainment industry for 20 years. He received his audio engineering degree from Columbia Academy in Edmonton in 1989. He then went on to tour for the following 2 years as sound tech with various acts in Canada. In 1991, Jamie made Saskatoon his home where he has for 20 years been involved with the Ness Creek Festival (FOH sound/entertainment committee), as well as, the Northern Light Bluegrass and Old Time music festival. During his time in Saskatoon, he has been the house live-sound tech at Amigos, Bud’s on Broadway, Louis, The Warehouse, Lydia’s, Crawdaddy’s, The Publican, The Roxy and The Fez (all in Saskatoon). As well, Jamie held the position of entertainment manager at Lydia’s for 10 years.
Throughout his career, Jamie has worked with Nazareth, Streetnix, Sam Roberts, The Mahones, The Commitments, Barenaked Ladies, Shirley King, David Lindley, Big Sugar, Marty Stuart, Blues Traveler, Kyle Riabko, Amos Garret, Garnet Rogers, Jordan Cook, 54-40, Trooper, Patricia Conroy, Pirates of the Mississippi, Fubar, Brent Butt, Tegan and Sara, The Be Good Tanyas, Karen Savoca, Wide Mouth Mason, The Rheostatics, Deep Dark Woods, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Sheepdogs and many others. He averages working with over 500 bands a year. Besides doing live sound, Jamie also works as a producer, lecturer, manager and a booking agent.