Joygasm of sound – blueVenus CMW showcase @ Velvet Underground

Andrea de Boer’s band blueVenus gave us an incredible set at Velvet Underground as Canadian Music Week kicked off last night, moving the audience with their joygasmic fusion of jazz, blues, pop and Motown – with evocative lyrics, amazing musicianship and stellar vocals from de Boer. blueVenus includes de Boer on vocals and violin, LukeContinue reading “Joygasm of sound – blueVenus CMW showcase @ Velvet Underground”

So much fun coming up!

Thought I’d take a moment to post about some ongoing/upcoming arts events. Alumnae Theatre Company’s New Ideas Festival (NIF) continues this week with the Week Two program and reading (March 13-17), with Week Three program/reading running the week after (March 20-24). Quick note on Saturday’s Week One reading of Falling: We had a packed house,Continue reading “So much fun coming up!”

Meghan Morrison band awesomesauce @ CMW Velvet Underground gig

And a bag of chips! Thanks to singer/songwriter Meghan Morrison, I am no longer a webcast-viewing, Canadian Music Week-attending virgin. Tuesday night, it was her webcast night and jam, featuring singer/songwriters Angela Saini ( and Super Tash (, plus co-host Kat Leonard (  – so much fun! I watched, I listened and I tweeted throughoutContinue reading “Meghan Morrison band awesomesauce @ CMW Velvet Underground gig”