" If Rock and Roll was walkin' down the street....it would be wearin' a Carmen Townsend T-Shirt" - Matt Andersen. Cape Breton's own Rock and Roll Valkyrie, Carmen Townsend, is a 4 time Music Nova Scotia Award winner. She was named Female Artist, New Artist Recording, Rock Recording and Album of the Year in 2011 and took home the ECMA for Rising Star Recording of the year. Upon the release of her debut album she was selected to support Heart on their 2011 Cross Canada Tour. She has performed her music all over the world. She is currently in Cape Breton laying low, playing shows and heading back into the studio to record some long-awaited new music.