Belle Plaine

Categories: Songwriters/Composers

Genres: Country, Folk


Melanie Hankewich
Regina, SK

Mobile: (306) 539-6635


Belle Plaine is a small town prairie kid who grew up to be a sure-shot hunter, amateur gardener, wannabe horsewoman and a singer/songwriter from the Canadian prairies blurring the lines between folk, classic country and swing into her own brand of Americana. She's joined by pianist & musical Swiss Army knife Jeremy Sauer, and upright bassist Elizabeth Curry.

“Belle’s voice is old timey and jazzy. It has twang, crystal bells and swing. You listen to this voice, and all of a sudden your cheatin’ heart has a very dry martini in hand, and you’re hearing something both timeless and brand new.”  Kelley Jo Burke, CBC



  • The Unrequited Love

    Various Artists

    March 2016

    “Some new songs, some old songs, some songs I love by other people.” Belle’s new 11-song album is a live, full-band recording that she conceived to capture the blend of genres and personalities that she presents out on tour; a heartfelt blend of c...


  • Golden Ring

    Golden Ring written by M. Hankewich & J. Sauer. SOCAN