Tucker Lane are Leslie Stanwyck (vocals), Johnny Sinclair (bass), Brent Carlin (guitar) and Warren Medernach (drums) and are from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Leslie and Johnny were members of the internationally acclaimed Toronto band The Pursuit of Happiness. They made two albums with TPOH, ‘Love Junk’ which went platinum and featured the hit songs, ‘I’m An Adult Now’, ‘She’s So Young’, and ‘Hard To Laugh’, and the second TPOH album, ‘One-Sided Story’ which went gold. They also toured through Europe with the Eurythmics and the U.S. with Duran Duran. Leslie and Johnny then left to form another well-known band called Universal Honey and put out another seven albums including charting songs, ‘Just Before Mary Goes’, ‘Any Road Back’, ‘Invincible’ and ‘Think You Know’ among others. During this time, they toured North America for many years and opened over 100 shows for the Goo Goo Dolls, as well as multiple headlining club tours.
In 2015, they released their debut album, ‘West of Minnesota, North of North Dakota’ and in 2017 they were nominated as SCMA (Saskatchewan Country Music Association) Best New Group.
In 2018, with plenty of performances and festivals under Tucker Lane’s belt, they earned a spot on the national cast of the beloved Telemiracle 43.
At the beginning of 2020, Johnny and Leslie launched their indie label and production house Honeytunes. Tucker Lane has been the backing band for the Honeytunes produced and recorded track ‘I’ll Cheers to That’ by Saskatchewan country music artist Lane Shields and 3 tracks for another upcoming Saskatchewan artist Katelyn Lehner, including her current release ‘Red’ which was written by Leslie and Katelyn.
Tucker Lane wrote and recorded another album’s worth of material called ‘Random Fireworks on a Beach Obscured by Trees’, which was mixed by Bart McKay, and was released in January 2021. The album has received critical praises and their first single ‘Paper Wings’ went to #4 on the Canadian Indie Country Countdown.
Also, in 2021, Tucker Lane are nominated for a SCMA Group of the Year award and in April they have an upcoming live streaming event in support of the Unison Benevolent Fund. Their third release “Ghost”, from the new album, is out now! It is also the bands first release to commercial radio.