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TORONTO, ON (MAY 24, 2019) – Critically-acclaimed artist Virginia To Vegas (aka Derik Baker) drops his new summer single “Just Friends” today, via Wax Records. “Just Friends” sees Baker playfully address the idea of taking a friendship to the next level, while poetically paying tribute to his home town of Toronto.


Of “Just Friends” Baker comments, “It is a love letter to summer days and nights in Toronto, and getting drunk on someone and the city.”


Fans can expect more music from Virginia to Vegas this summer, with a brand new EP dropping June 14, 2019.


About Virginia to Vegas

Singer, songwriter, and platinum recording artist Virginia to Vegas, aka Derik Baker, continued his stunning success in 2018, earning a Juno Awards nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year for his platinum selling hit “Selfish.” 2018 also saw Baker co-write the single “IDWK” with international heavy hitters blackbear and DVBBS, amassing over 45 million streams worldwide. This came on the heels of his biggest pop radio smash to date “Lights Out,” as well as the platinum-selling hit “We Are Stars.” Not one to rest on his laurels, Baker continues to innovate and elevate his sound as he expands his reach internationally, signing a distribution deal with Astralwerks. Virginia to Vegas ended the year strong with his single “Yesterday,” which employed VIIV’s trademark indie-pop choruses and sticky electronic melodies. With new music on its way and a busy tour schedule, 2019 is sure to be another promising year for Virginia to Vegas, with a new EP dropping in June.


Tour Dates

June 13th – St. Catharines, ON – The Warehouse

June 14th – London, ON – Rum Runners

June 20th – Toronto, ON – The Mod Club

June 21st – Waterloo, ON – Maxwell’s Concerts and Events

June 22nd – Ottawa, ON - Babylon


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Wax Records is an independent, full-service music company. Our focus is on finding, developing, and promoting career artists with remarkable talent. Founded in 2009, Wax began as a small operation built on 40 years of combined music industry experience. Originally formed in 2006 as the Canadian branch of Windup Records, and representing such top tier acts as Evanescence, Seether, and Finger 11, the new team built their reputations together with high profile marketing strategies and remarkable Canadian success. Having recognized the talent present in Wax, Universal Music Canada soon decided to lend their support with full international distribution. Wax Records is home to the following artists: ASHS, bülow, Alyssa Reid, Virginia to Vegas, and Blitz//Berlin.