Gary Hardy



Gary is no stranger to the world of karaoke. In fact, he may be the longest running and certainly one of the best karaoke hosts in Calgary.

Over the years he has seen many people develop from shy, albeit slightly intoxicated social singers, into excellent vocalists and performers.

It's for people like these that Duckys Idol was created. Its a chance to perform and compete against the best, with a chance to win fantastic prizes and opportunities. And all the while, helping to raise funds for a great charity.

Gary is excited to be back at Duckys, and involved with Duckys Idol. And he wishes good luck to all his customers and friends who get involved


Barry Shaw


Barry Shaw is a singer, producer and recording artist  who has performed in locations as far and wide as Sinatra's Bar in Puerto Banus Spain to the Princess Hotel in Acapulco, Mexico.

Barry's reputation as one of Canada's premier male jazz /swing vocalist and his ability to connect with an audience is well known!

If you require “World Class” musical entertainment that encompasses a variety of musical tastes such as Swing, Jazz, R and B, Rock and Roll, Old, New school and top 40 look no further. The Barry Shaw Quartet, Orchestra and Unique R and B has enhanced countless events all over Canada.

This is a perfomer not to be missed!





This independent artist is a native Western Canadian currently living in Calgary, Alberta where, as a teen, she developed a passion for music singing gospel music and performing with the Youth Singers of Calgary.

 After her earlier “solo” productions, the “Pillar of Stone” album project was a concerted effort by Joelle to step out and work with other writers and producers in the industry.  The “Pillar of Stone” album represents so many personal feelings about past relationships, people she knows and everyday life situations. It’s raw, edgy and confident and yet has a vulnerability to it.

From opening for artists such as Boney M, Adam Gregory, Bill Champlan of (80’s band, Chicago) and many more to showcasing at 2008 Junofest, Joelle is on her way up!!


Paul J. Kelly



Calgary born tenor Paul J. Kelly has been involved in Opera, Music Theatre and concert performances for over twenty years.  Mr. Kelly studied voice in Calgary, New York, Toronto and Victoria and has been the recipient of many awards and scholarships. 

Paul has performed throughout Canada during his lengthy professional career.  His numerous performances include the roles of Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflute, the title role in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann and the Phantom in a national concert tour of The Phantom of the Opera. 

Paul has sung with Calgary Opera, Edmonton Opera and Pacific Opera Victoria as well as in numerous festivals including the Banff Summer Arts Festival and has also performed before such dignitaries as the Lieutenant Governor, the Chief Justice and the Prime Minister Minister of Canada.

Paul is currently a financial security advisor  and resides in Calgary.

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