Alex_Southey_HorseshoeTavern_March 01, 2022_47.jpg

About Alex Southey

Alex Southey (he/him) is a singer-songwriter based in Toronto/Tkaronto, Canada.


He performs regularly in and around the city. Starting in 2019, Southey has released three full length albums, and three EPs. The most recent release, a six-song EP entitled My Nights On the Island (Sept 17, 2021, Mastered by Aaron Hutchison), received increasingly positive reviews from local Toronto press such as Dominionated, the Spill Magazine, and more.

Limited 12" vinyI versions of Southey's latest LP ...And the Country Stirred are available in standard black and transparent here.

Southey runs an open mic and hangout at Toronto's Imperial Pub, just off of Dundas Square. Every Tuesday, 8pm to 12am.

His sole tour (due to COVID-19 pandemic) consisted of six dates in Toronto and Montreal. It was titled the Day Like It's Night Tour. At the end of the tour, the profits were donated to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The tour raised over $1,200.

Alex Southey Horseshoe Tavern Mar 2022 photos levi johnson.jpg

He appeared on the podcast The Release Day Series with Alex Huard (Episode 14: How to Invest In Your Music & Calling Attention to Previous Releasesin April 2021. In June, he appeared on CBC's Bedside Books, a part of Shelagh Rodgers' The Next Chapter. Later on in June, he appeared on Black Circle Radio and received a stellar review from Dominionated. In July, Unsigned Only | Music Competition announced Southey as one of its semi finalists. The If I Were You Headgum Podcast used an unofficial cover of Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" submitted by Southey for its intro and outro theme music in Episode 497: LA Trip.

He and his band played one of the first "back to normal" shows at the Horseshoe Tavern on March 1, 2022.

In June, Southey performed twice at NXNE, first as a solo act at Clinton's, and later with his full band at The Cameron House.

On June 8, Southey released "Open Season" to positive reception.

Find "Open Season" and everything else by Southey streaming anywhere.