Patrick Ballantyne Releases 8th Single in "Hit-A-Month" Series

Toronto, Canada, August 26, 2015 --( “What’s a Girl to Do?” was recorded live off the floor with the folk/blues/soul duo The Oh Chays (Michael and Kelly Authier) at Mark Planke’s Sharktank Productions in Windsor. It is a harmony-filled upbeat heartbreak ballad that tells a story of betrayal and revenge at the end of a relationship. The single will be available on iTunes and The Northwood Records store on August 25th.

Tour Date
September 14 The Old Nick (123 Danforth Avenue, Toronto)

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Tara Dunphy by phone 647.234.1974 or email

Patrick Ballantyne: Canadian songwriter Patrick Ballantyne has been called “a secret weapon” (Bob Mersereau), named “Best Songwriter of 2014” by Now (Toronto) readers and has been nominated again this year. In addition to releasing two solo albums (2008 and Days of Rain 2014), he has had his name appear on many album liner notes (Big Sugar, The Trews, Meredith Shaw, CCMA award winner Shane Chisholm and rising country star Tim Chaisson).

The Oh Chays: Husband and wife Folk/Soul/Blues duo Kelly and Michael Authier (pronounced "OH chay") have played stages big and small across North America, wowing audiences with their spirited and versatile musicianship and their hilarious, often biting wit. The Oh Chays have racked up an impressive list of accomplishments including competing in The 31st International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee, being regional finalists in CBC’s Searchlight Song Competition, as well as reaching the finals of the Toronto Blues Society's 2014 Talent Search.
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