Check out "When It Comes To Whiskey" The new single from Doug!



Doug is a signed writer with Nashville publisher Lynn Gann Music Enterprises.  His songs have been recorded by artists in the US and Canada, including radio singles, music videos, and multiple song placements on CNN, OWN, & National Geographic Channel programs.

Doug co-writes with many Nashville hit makers and regularly co-writes with recognized Canadian artists: James Barker, Adam Gregory, Ryan Laird, Codie Prevost, Drew Gregory, Chris Buck, Beamer Wigley and The River Town Saints. Doug has also recorded and released 7 indie CDs of his own material and has performed over a thousand shows. Doug is the Canadian Rep. for Global Songwriters Connection as well as an active FACTOR juror.

Check Out Doug's New Single, "6 Pack Town"

Check Out Doug's Single, "I Can't Blame Her"

Check Out Doug's  Single, "Trouble Is"

Check Out Doug's New EP, "Trouble Is"

Check Out Doug's New Single, "Hula Girl On The Dash"

Check Out Doug's New EP, "Riding The Brakes"

Career Highlights


  • Signed Publishing Deal with Nashville publisher Lynn Gann Music Enterprises in 2014.
  • 110+ songs recorded by other artists in Canada and the US including 50+ radio singles.
  • Song placements on NBC’s “The Voice”, CNN, Discovery, NatGeo, Animal Planet, History and OWN networks.
  • Recorded and released 7 indie CDs.
  • Performed onstage at 2019 CCMA Offical Songwriters Series in Calgary along with Lindsay Ell, The Reklaws and Nice Horse.
  • His song “I Can’t Blame Her” won “Best Country Song” at the 2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition.
  • Released 6 singles to Canadian Country radio in 2019.
  • His first single “Wait On The Weekend” reached #1 on the True North Country Indie Row charts and peaked at #94 on the Canadian Country Mediabase Charts
  • Final ballot nominee for BC Country Music Association’s “Ray McAuley Horizon Award” along several BCCMA and Country Music Alberta “Song/Songwriter of the Year” nominations.
  • Showcased at the world famous “Listening Room Café” in Nashville in 2019.
  • Viral hit with over 1.8 million YouTube views for co-written song “When Those Sirens Are Gone” released by Kevin Davison about PTSD for first responders.  Song also placed in the documentary film, “The Other Side of Hero” released in 2017.
  • Making regular trips to Nashville since 2014, Doug co-writes with many Nashville hit makers and recognized Canadian artists: Aaron Goodvin, Don Amero, Buck Twenty, , Drew Gregory, Makayla Lynn, The River Town Saints, James Barker, Adam Gregory, and Chris Buck among others.
  • Canadian Rep for Global Songwriters Connection
  • Past seminar speaker and panelist at BCCMA industry events
  • Active FACTOR Juror since 2017


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Singer Songwriter, British Columbia CA


Doug Folkins
Campbell River BC


Singer Songwriter, British Columbia CA