The Darby Mills Project

The Darby Mills Project



In 1978 Darby Mills embarked on a 38-year journey of epic proportions becoming one of Canada’s iconic female rock vocalists and the voice of the “Headpins”. They released their debut album Turn It Loud in 1982, which quickly went double platinum and topped the charts for six weeks, with the hit singles “Don’t It Make Ya Feel [ Dancin], “People”  and “Turn It Loud“. Their second release, Line of Fire, was another multi-platinum success, and included the hits “Just One More Time“, and “Feel It (Feel My Body)“, and in 1984 they released their 3rd and final recording Head Over Heels including the singlesStaying all Night” and “Be With You”  The band toured with the likes of ZZ TOP, Whitesnake, Richy Blackmore, Pat Travers, Eddie Money, Kiss, Vince Neill, Loverboy, Brian Adams, Quiet Riot, and so many others.

In 1991 Mills inked a solo deal with Warner Music and released Never Look Back which Included the singles “Cry to me” and “Hot Water” For her efforts she was honoured with a Juno nomination and then embarked on her own Canadian tour and follow up tour with fellow Canadian, Metal Queen “Lee Aaron.”

The DARBY MILLS PROJECT consists of Randy Gabel on Guitar and Vocals, Ricky Renouf on Bass and KILLER vocals, Doug Rassussen on Keys and Vocals, and last but never least Ed Cliffe on Drums and Vocals!


TODAY, like a glass of finely matured red wine, a group of dedicated die hard 80’s Rock’n’Roll band mates,

Darby has ventured back to her passion.Bringing back to life “Flying Solo”  the title of her re-released collection of solo material.

Come enjoy her story, and journey through the years along with the some classics that will take you back in time, originals bringing you to the present and memories to hold for the future!







Darby Mills – “Flying Solo”– Don’t stop keeping on!

2017 Tour Dates

August 10-12, 2017
CannaFest Music Fest .  Grand Forks B.C.
Rod Black, Darby Mills, April Wine Saga, Harlequin, Trooper,  Platinum Blonde, Randy Bachman, Loverboy and more…
Tickets call 604-871-1088   or​August 18, 2017
The BRASS MONKEY, Ottawa Ontario
Tickets on sale soon or 613-820-4889

August 19,  2017
CORNWALL Musicfest. Cornwall Ont.
Michel Pagliaro, Bar Stool Prophets, The Box and  the Darby Mills Project

Tickets call 613-936-2220

July 29th, 2017
Rock Where The River Meets. Mattawa Voyageur Days
Toronto, Darby Mills Project, Prism, Trooper

Booking Information:

Keith Sharp: – Ph. (416)- 294-2835
Ted Van Boort: – Ph. (289)- 489-6467