Five Minutes With: Vancouver-based Singer-Songwriter Josh Bogert

Vancouver-based songwriter and pop artist Josh Bogert is an established actor who is known for his lead role as Miles Lennox in the Disney/Netflix/Family Channel original series Backstage. Josh is an accomplished, independent singer-songwriter, producer, engineer, and actor who has already garnered an impressive 10 million career streams to date and over 1.5 million views on YouTube. He has performed at some of Canada’s most iconic venues, including Toronto’s Budweiser Stage, the Scotiabank Center in Halifax, and
Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

On March 31, Josh released his effervescent new single “That Was Then, This Is Now”, featuring the wildly talented Olivia Penalva via all streaming platforms. The track is written by: Josh Bogert, Olivia Penalva, and Andrew Allen and produced by Josh Bogert.

Josh Bogert
Josh Bogert – Photo by: Emily Holmes


Josh Bogert




2016 (First official release)

# of Albums:

2 EPs

Latest Album:

Perspectives EP

Latest Single:

“That Was Then, This Is Now”

Latest Video:

Favourite musician growing up:

Ed Sheeran

Favourite musician now:

JP Saxe

Guilty pleasure song:

Fireflies – Owl City

Live show ritual:

Mcdonald’s after the show

Favourite local musician:

Andrew Allen

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

Early Bird

Road or studio?


Any shows or albums coming up?

Playing CMW and NXNE in June, along with the release of my first LP

Where can we follow you?

Instagram | TikTok | WebsiteYouTube


Rapid Fire Local Questions:

What is your favourite local restaurant?

The Twisted Fork in Gastown

What is your favourite street in your city and why?

Waterfront Road, can’t beat the view

What is your favourite park in your city and why?

VanDusen Gardens, especially at Christmas time when they have the Festival of Lights.

What is your favourite music venue in your city?

The Vogue Theatre, I’ve seen some of my favourite shows there.

What is your favourite music store in your city?

Long and McQuade is my go-to for pretty much everything.



About Demian Vernieri 519 Articles
Demian is an Argentinian retired musician, avid gamer and editor for the Montréal Guardian, Toronto Guardian, Calgary Guardian and Vancouver Guardian websites.