“…Wilde’s own powerful voice projects an emotional energy and tonal character that seems like it would be right at home with the music of iconic rockers like Joan Jett and Heart.” – American Songwriter

There is an undeniable grit to her voice, a blue-collar spirit…laced with the infectious energy of a timeless classic rock record...” – EARMILK

Photo Credit: Bree Fish

New York City, NY (May 8, 2024) – Today, acclaimed chart-topping  rocker and JUNO Award winner JJ Wilde unveils a first glimpse of her most powerful and intimate musical offering yet with the release of her new five-song EP, Best Of Me (Part 1), available across all digital streaming platforms. The EP heralds a new chapter and marks a pivotal milestone in the career of the trailblazing rockstar, reflecting her dedicated focus over the past two years in the studio to create her most authentic and compelling work to date.

Best Of Me (Part 1) features Wilde’s Top 5 single, the sultry and provocative “Hands.” A masterful showing of her unstoppable vocals and songwriting prowess, “Hands” delivers an electrifying experience from start to finish, accompanied by a mesmerizing video that harnesses Wilde’s irresistible charm. The EP also includes “Arizona,” a track that has quickly become a fan-favorite at Wilde’s live shows, and the introspective title-track, “Best Of Me,” which offers listeners a raw and honest glimpse into her personal journey while exploring themes of self-discovery and resilience. In addition to the EP release,  Wilde drops the stunning visualizer for the track, watch HEREBest Of Me (Part 1) is poised to be a game-changer in Wilde’s career, showcasing her evolution as an artist while staying true to her rock roots.

Best of Me (Part 1) Track Listing:

1. Arizona

2. Best Of Me

3. Hands

4. Say

5. Bad Side

To celebrate the release of Best Of Me (Part 1), Wilde will hit the road, heading across the United States alongside GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Marcus King. The tour kicked off on May 6 in Seattle, WA, and includes stops in major cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, and more. This summer, she’ll make waves during festival season, taking the stage at Quebec City’s renowned Festival D’Été ahead of Nickelback, Ottawa Bluesfest with Mötley Crüe, Tall Pines Music & Arts Festival with City and Colour, and more.

2024 JJ Wilde Tour Dates

May 10 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic*

May 11 – Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Ballroom*

May 14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern*

May 15 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren*

May 17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex*

May 18 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium*

May 25 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s*

May 26 – Green Bay, WI @ Epic Events*

May 29 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant*

May 30 – Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe*

June 2 – Chicago, IL @ The Salt Shed*

July 4 – Quebec City, QC @ Festival D’Été

July 13 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest

July 20 – Gravenhurst, ON @ Tall Pines Music & Arts Festival

August 3 – Minnedosa, MB @ Rockin’ The Fields

August 18 – Bath, ON @ Back To The Farm Festival

September 20 – Cambridge, ON @ FestiFall

* = supporting Marcus King


Chart-topping, tour de force JJ Wilde has been on an incredible journey since the release of her debut album Ruthless in 2020. With over 36 million global streams and prominent playlist placement on digital platforms, Wilde continues to captivate a diverse global audience, consistently establishing herself as a dominant voice in the rock music scene. Wilde etched her name in the history books as the first female artist to simultaneously hit #1 on all three Canadian rock charts with her debut SOCAN Award winning single “The Rush,” holding the slot for 10 weeks concurrently in addition to spending a whopping 21 weeks atop the Rock Big Picture chart. She quickly followed with two more back-to-back #1’s: “Best Boy,” an unapologetic anthem challenging societal norms for women, and her hit “Mercy,” a modern rock powerhouse weaving a tale of revenge. Her reign as Canada’s Queen of Rock n’ Roll didn’t end there; in 2021 Wilde took home the JUNO Award for ‘Rock Album of the Year’ for her album Ruthless (2020), becoming the first woman to do so since Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill in 1996. Wilde has shared the stage with a veritable who’s-who of acclaimed acts including IncubusJimmy Eat WorldPearl JamThe Glorious SonsScorpionsKiss and more, and her magnetic stage presence at renowned festivals worldwide, including Bottle RockFireflyNova Rock, and Hyde Park with Pearl Jam, have solidified her reputation as a captivating live performer. Now, Wilde embarks on her next chapter, poised to release the first taste of her most powerful and personal collection of songs to date with the May 2024 EP Best Of Me (Part 1).

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