Brought together by the winds of change (and a few classified ads), Ten Minute Detour cut their teeth in  a small, detached, heatless garage in Calgary, Alberta. This is where the band  set in place the foundation for Lay It  Down, the band’s debut full-length album.

In the winter of 2017, Ten Minute Detour recorded their second album in Nashville, Tennessee, teaming  up with producer and former Cage the Elephant guitarist, Lincoln Parish.  

2019 saw a lineup change and the relocation of TMD from their prairie home to Southern Ontario. A  move focused on elevating the band through more extensive touring and exposure.  

Pause for one global pandemic...

… and Ten Minute Detour is ready to continue their journey where they left off. Their exciting new record, set for release Fall 2022, is an exploration into more powerful, thoughtful, and creative songwriting. Venturing further and further from their garage rock roots, the album breathes an americana folk essence, while brandishing the energy of a band in full stride. In support of their new LP, TMD will once again take to the road in 2022, playing stages across Canada.

The Band

Andrew Shier
Jordan MacNeil

Matt Drake
Jake Rowinski
Kaol Porter

Upcoming Release

Ten Minute Detour is currently preparing for the release of their third album, This Might Take a While. The album is a departure from the bands original Indie Rock sound and takes their sonics in a much more contemporary Alt-Americana direction.

The debut single Morningbird was featured on Spotify's "Fresh Finds: Indie" playlist as well as the popular curated channel, "Alexrainbird".



  • 2022 Tour

    Ten Minute Detour will be hitting the road in Summer 2022 for a Canadian West Coast tour to promote their upcoming release. The Bolo's & Beaches Tour will head across the country from Calgary to Vancouver.

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  • This Might Take A While

    The bands third full length album will be released in Fall 2022. Four singles are currently planned for preceeding consecutive release including, Morningbird, On We Go, What Can I Do, and Golden Tapestry

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  • Socials

    Ten Minute Detour is actively engaging on all social channels and posting tons of content. Make sure to stay tuned for all the latest updates on the bands progress as well as fun videos for the whole family to enjoy.

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