Natalie Martin and the Sarcastic Onions Formed in Kitchener Ontario in 2012, the group performs locally and across Canada, also enjoying a 6 month resort residency each year in Costa Rica, where they also perform as the band Coconut Cross along Costa Rica's southern Caribbean coast. This group offers a fun, genre defying show, offering a unique blend of rock, pop, latin styles, reggae and more. Performing well crafted original music and exceptional cover material, this group is a favourite with audiences as they dish out crowd pleasing songs and antics! The band is set to release a new album in 2019 which features the upcoming single entitled Tecumseh.
Natalie Martin (lead vocals, bass guitar, keys)
After years of study, Natalie has blossomed as a musician, vocalist and band leader with over a decade of professional experience in Canada and abroad. Having performed for a number of years in Central America, Natalie has developed a style that knows no borders, performing songs in other languages and exploring a host of genres. As a First Nations artist, Natalie enjoys writing music which shares her experience, as well as offering songs that promote Indigenous history and culture.
Danny Spence (guitar, vocals)
Danny is recognized as a veteran guitarist in the music scene, having performed professionally for over 25 years in Canada, the U.S and internationally. Danny has gone on to mentor a number of up and coming guitarists after formally training in the Berkeley Jazz and Royal Conservatory methods. He has developed a style that is energetic, unpredictable and vibrant on both electric and acoustic guitar, proving to be an outstanding guitarist, performer and songwriter with 6 albums to his credit.
Sam Daniels (drums, vocals)
Born into a musical family, Sam was exposed to music at a young age. At age 6, he began playing the upright bass drum for a local brass band. By the age of 13 he was already putting rock groups together and began playing shows. At 16 years of age he began giving lessons to students both young and old. Now a hard-working drum set player having shared the stage with many different artists playing many different styles, and performed in Canada, the USA, Mexico, and Costa Rica, his musical work is extraordinarily diverse.