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Past Shows

Thu. December 1st 2016
The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
The Ruffled Feathers, Red Haven, COZY
Sat. March 5th 2016
The Media Club (No Minors)
Ripple Illusion, Red Haven, High Society
Fri. January 8th 2016
Logan's Pub Victoria BC (No Minors)
THE FUNK-TREE JUNCTION, Red Haven
Fri. June 26th 2015
Copper Owl Victoria BC (No Minors)
Dirty Grace, Red Haven
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Red Haven

Red Haven

Confirmed: Nov. 27, 2016

Contemporary Folk, Alt-Swing from Vancouver BC

Contact Details

Nathan Turner
redhavenmusic@gmail.com
604 442 4858

Past Shows (6)

When Red Haven’s Brendan Steele and Jennifer Charters visited New Orleans in February 2014, they were struck by the spontaneity and simplicity expressed by the roving swing bands of Frenchman Street, stopping traffic every night of the week. They returned home with a notebook full of songs, and a concept for a band that would encompass the vitality of a New Orleans street party with the west-coast Canadian folk and indie music they were raised on. Long-time collaborator, songwriter Nathan Turner, picked up an upright bass, and the three began to hone their sound. One year later, Red Haven's raucous, spirited brand of folk music received funding from FACTOR, and was featured on stages at folk music festivals such as Arts Wells, Quadrapalooza, Tiny Lights Festival, and Hootstock. Jesse Thom (Dirty Grace) accompanied the band on drums for a tour, and has since joined in the songwriting process. "While also a folk band, Red Haven’s sound is decidedly different,” says Carolyn Nikodym at the Fernie Fix, “it’s more whiskey soaked and vaudevillian – a perfect Monday evening pick-me-up. The trio, inspired by a trip to New Orleans, blends gypsy jazz and indie pop melodies.”

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Jen Davidson Sax, Vocals 2014-present
Brendan Steele Guitar, Vocals 2014-present
Jesse Thom Drums, Vocals 2014-present
Nathan Turner Upright Bass, Vocals2014-present
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
- Last confirmed Nov. 27, 2016

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