Rob Slaney is from Marystown on the Burin Peninsula and now lives in Witless Bay with his wife, Lenora, and two children, Isaac and Sarah. Rob is a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beautiful ballad singer. He first took to the guitar and soon followed with mandolin in his early teens. Recently he has a new favourite instrument, an octave mandola, that was handcrafted by his father, Carlo.