Jona hails from the Iceland, the land of the Ice and snow, where the midnight sun and the hot springs blow. She is currently living in Nanaimo, located on the beautiful Vancouver Island B.C. After playing just about every genre in various bands throughout her 30+ year musical career, Jona found the blues after she moved to Canada and joined her uncle’s ( Thor Kristinsson) blues band as a lead singing drummer. One of Jona’s main vocal hero’s is The Great, Late Etta James and Jona’s tribute to the Queens of Blues called “Miss Peaches & Me” has been described as a “Soul stirring experience”. She is also focusing on her own debut album to be released next year.
Jona owns and operates Indie Entertainment ( specializing in artist development, bookings and event planning) West coast Vocal Academy ( Jona is a master vocal coach and specializes in damaged vocals and touring artists). She also runs a not for profit called J.A.M.Z. ( Jona’s Arts and music zone) with a focus on serving at risk youth in music and arts and is a strong advocate for alternative music education in schools.Jona is currently in several bands: The Femme fatales, Wunderbread, Moonshine Molly’s to name a few and gigs most weekend.