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The Rio Showcase Series: Debra-Jean Creelman, Jess Hill, D Trevlon Band, Taylor Harp, Cory Woodward, Emily Spiller, Moses Joans

Fri. October 9th 2009 7:30pm - 11:30pm doors at 7:00pm @  Rio Theatre (All Ages) 7:30pm - 11:30pm doors at 7:00pm
Tickets at: Rio Box Office, Ticketweb
Presented by: Shameless Lee, 102.7 The Peak
An evening with seven of the best emerging singer/songwriters

Jess Hill (Folk)

There is a hopefull melancholy in Jess's music. Dreamy, dim lit moments anchored in the tendencies of folk, jazz and blues. These are stories; obscured, poetic and worn. Observations and new takes on the classic themes of love, life and death; where eerie streets at twilight, city scapes, long goodbyes and shadows are home to voices raised in song ... more info

D Trevlon Band

"Beginning with the title track, it’s clear that this is a special album from one of the city’s best trios. With his basso croon – Trevlon is on record admitting a love for Englebert Humperdink – and Joy Division-by-way-of-Johnny Cash songwriting, the songs swagger and holler with hellfire of a persona who collects broken hearts and dreams.... more info

Cory Woodward

Vancouver singer/songwriter/guitarist Cory Woodward has just released his debut recording, a six song EP titled Princess Of The Skies. His honest and personal approach to song writing often expresses a longing for a healthier world where everyone is more aware of the potential they possess to make our planet a safer, happier place to live. more info

Emily Spiller (Live looping, blues, jazz, soul, electronic, club)

Emily Spiller is a live looping artist. Nominated for five Vancouver Island Music awards in 2011, she won "Female Vocalist of the Year" shortly after returning from an Australian tour and a showcase at Canadian Music Fest in Toronto.      A hint of Imogen Heap-meets-Zap Mama with a splash of Feist, she blends jazz & blues with layered harmonie... more info
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