Roxy & the Underground Soul Sound are an 7 piece soul-funk band from Halifax, Nova Scotia who take classic soul sounds of the 60's and 70's and put their own spin on the recipe of groove. The band lays down beats that are sure to set the dance floor on fire; making it easy for Roxy, the five-foot fire cracker of funk to melt your heart. She means what she says. The vocal powerhouse delivers soulful, straight from the heart, tales of love won and lost that are sure to keep you dancing all the way home.
"She means what she's singing" Allen Toussaint
"Roxy Mercier soars in either environment over the lush musical soundscapes that the band paint for her." - Imran Mirza , Blue & Green Radio UK
"One of the highlights of this year's CBC Christmas show, was the discovery of an amazing group. Who were these amazing artists? Well, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound of course. I am anxiously waiting to see them again and will be at the front of the line, for tickets." - Don Darling - Major of Saint John, New Brunswick
In July 2014, they performed at the Halifax TD Jazz Festival and won the Galaxie Rising Star Award, which made it possible for them to complete their debut album "Don't You Know?", featuring their sensational single "Puppet". The album was produced by award winning musician and songwriter Erin Costello.
The group also went on to win "Urban Recording Of The Year" and "New Artist Recording of the Year" as well as Halifax's the Coast Gold Award for "Best Rn'B Band".
Single "Mistakes" was placed in an award winning German film, called "Schrotten" in 2015. The film was premiered at the
Berlin & Beyond Festival in Honolulu & San Francisco. As well, as the 67th International Film Festival in Berlin.