Angie Hilts (born October 04 1984 in Peterborough Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She moved to Toronto Ontario in 2007 for school and stayed in the city after graduating from Humber College with a Bachelor of music. She started her career as the singer, songwriter and bandleader of bluegrass/roots band The Rucksack Willies in 2009. When The Rucksack Willies disbanded in 2014, she began to move towards her own solo career.
In 2016 Angie launched her own solo career and is currently working on her debut album at Pacha Sound Studios with engineer Guillermo Subauste. Angie released her music video “I’ll Wait” in March 2019 to prepare for the highly anticipated album “Great Escape”. This is set for release for September 14th at The Burdock Music Hall in Toronto Ontario. This is an exciting direction for Angie, taking her to new levels as an Independent Canadian artist.
Angie released her music video for the song “Shine” in May 2018. with some radio play on CBC Fresh Air. This has lead to some great gig opportunities, including opening for Jill Barber in Prince Edward County.
Having played venues all over Ontario and with a monthly residency at The Cameron House in Toronto Ontario, Angie and her band have develop a strong indie/folk/rock sound. Currently in the studio, Angie Hilts (Keys/guitar), Gabe Kong (guitar), Alex Furlott (bass), Justin Ruppel (drums) and Nigel Hebblewhite (synth/guitar) are excited to release their debut album.