Instant Rivalry is Megan and Caleb Hutton. A brother-sister duo from Prince Edward County, Ontario, founded on the roots of country, rock and roll and family ties.
Megan and Caleb began performing and writing music together eleven years ago while they were still in high school.
They take pride in writing and producing their own music and have been referred to as two of the most hardworking people you will ever meet. Their fiery, confident stage presence, sound and song writing skills, have given them a unique edge that makes them stand out from the rest.
They are the 2015 winners of “The Next Country Music Star” competition, the 2016
winners of the “Ontario Back Roads Country Music Talent Search” and have been
selected by the Country Music Association of Ontario as the New Faces Going Places.
Instant Rivalry has opened for bands such as Jefferson Airplane, Tanya Tucker, Clint
Black, Corb Lund and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and have played festivals and venues all
over Ontario and in Nashville, TN.
Caleb Hutton, the oldest, plays lead guitar, mandolin, harmonica, bass, banjo, drums
and provides lead and backup vocals for the band.
Megan Hutton, the youngest, plays rhythm guitar, piano, mandolin and provides lead
and back up vocals for the band.
Instant Rivalry enjoys giving back to their community and working with not for profit
organizations. Growing up in a rural community, Megan and Caleb understand the
difficulties of obtaining music and business education. They have spent a lot of time over
the years coaching/mentoring youth and up and coming performers in their hometown
and providing them with the education and opportunities required to create a
When Megan and Caleb aren’t performing, they can be found working at Back
Forty Productions, a recording studio and live musical event production company or
spending time with their family. Though drive and hardworking, these siblings are well
grounded thanks to the support and love of their family.