About Bywater

Harnessing the sounds of southern soul, blues, and gospel, Bywater is lead by the raw, powerful vocals of Meghan Parnell and the soulful slide guitar of Dave Barnes. They were the 2017 Merriam Music Emerging Artist Award winners and the TD Oakville Songs of Summer Festival.

Have a listen

Get a quick preview of the Bywater blues.

  • Bring Me Down
  • Over and Over
  • Silver Lining


Bywater Blues is on the road! Here is a schedule of currently-booked performances.


For booking inquiries please email