For Curtis Waters, making it as a musician was always the plan.
As he grew up hopping between India, Germany, Calgary and finally the United States, Waters spent years thinking about and working toward that goal. So when he finally emerged as one of Canada’s biggest musicians — nabbing three nominations at the 2021 Juno Awards in the process — it was almost like destiny.
But what he didn’t expect was his dream coming true during what is maybe the most perilous time for artists in the past century: smack dab in the middle of a pandemic.
“It feels like