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Doors at 9pm Show at 9:30
Start your weekend off with a night of drinks, dames and darling tunes. Come watch three former IMP songstresses pour their hearts out to you in a cozy venue.
Anjelica Rees is a Post-Hardcore/Acoustic performer who uses her classical music training to create a unique sound that is clearly her own. After spending 5 years performing and touring with the Bach Children’s Chorus and performing as a front woman to 2 bands Anjelica is breaking off on her own and using her love of hardcore music to shape her Acoustic sound. With nothing but a guitar, her voice and a set of lyrics that read like a personal diary, Anjelica performs heartfelt honest music that tells of her life thus far. Her influences range from Pierce the Veil, Of Mice & Men and Def Leppard to City and Colour and Katy Perry, her diverse musical taste and upbringing has shaped the unique sound that she has today.
Missy Bauman is a singer-songwriter who, at the age of 17 was one of the youngest nominees for the Hamilton Music Award ‘Best Female Vocalist’. Bauman was discovered by Greenbelt Harvest Picnic producer, Jean-Paul Gauthier. “The first time I heard Missy sing and play, I stopped dead in my tracks.” Gauthier added, “She is a true artist, fiercely committed to her writing, singing and playing.” After Tomi Swick presented Missy the Rising Star Award for her performance of original music, she was said to have “impressed audiences with her songwriting and distinctive vocal style.” She was awarded the Hamilton Music Award "Best New Artist" in 2012, and has graduated Seneca's Independent Music Production program with high honours.
Half of the psychedelic folk duo with her twin sister, Belle Épine is an 19 year old songwriter from Barrie, Ontario. With influences such as Broken Social Scene and Justin Vernon, her music-genre-tangle hatched from the wide variety of music that cradled her childhood. Vale also plays in the Barrie born band: House Art Collective, with whom she’s performed at various venues in southern Ontario, such as The Rivoli (Toronto), The Clarkson Pub (Barrie), The Baltimore House (Hamilton), Rum Runners (London). In the spring of 2013 Vale and her fellow House Art-ians performed at The Mady Centre with members from Yukon Blonde, Brett Caswell and the Marquee Rose, Little Lakes, The Morals, Indian Handcrafts, and Bahamas. She has just recently graduated from the Independent Music Production program at Seneca, and plans to write and record an EP before the end of 2016.