March 15, 2023

Tim Chaisson: The Prince of Edward Island

Tobin welcomes lead singer, Tim Chaisson of The East Pointers to the podcast. Tim opens up about dealing with the loss of his bandmate and cousin Koady, his friendship with Emma Watkins of the Wiggles and what's next for the band.

Tobin welcomes Tim Chaisson of the band, The East Pointers to the podcast. The two bond over being from an Island and essentially getting off the Island, one for broadcasting, one for music.

Tim talks about forming the band with his brother and cousin and his friendship with Emma Watkins from the Wiggles. The two also talk about dealing with mental health and loss as Tim opens up about losing his cousin and bandmate, Koady.

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Tim Chaisson


Tim Chaisson is the lead singer for The East Pointers. They are a Canadian contemporary folk music group from Prince Edward Island,[1] who won the Juno Award for Traditional Roots Album of the Year for their album Secret Victory at the Juno Awards of 2017. The group originally consisted of guitarist Jake Charron, banjoist Koady Chaisson (d. 2022), and fiddler Tim Chaisson. They perform Celtic-influenced original songs and instrumentals with contemporary influences