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Past Shows

Fri. October 13th 2017
The Anza Club (No Minors)
Ambient Alternative ft Elza, Boy Breaking Glass, Au4, Bright Red Kite
Fri. July 28th 2017
The Media Club (No Minors)
Elza, Coastline Pilot, Air Stranger, 2 Days and Counting
Sat. June 24th 2017
@  Old Crow Coffee Co. New Westminster BC (All Ages)
On The Waterfront Vol.3 Matt Hoyles, Elza, Mike Machado
Fri. April 7th 2017
@  Studio Records (No Minors)
The Quixotic Neurotics , Elza, Major Fantasy , Big Deck
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Elza

Elza

Confirmed: Sep. 14, 2017

Alternative Rock / Trip Rock from Vancouver BC

Contact Details

Elza
info@elzanoise.com

Russian-born singer/songwriter Elza relocated to Israel at the age of 15. It was there she discovered her passion for singing and playing guitar, inspired by a litany of genres mainly composed of 90s alternative acts that fuel her sound today, mixed in seamlessly with her classical piano training in her arrangements.

While in Tel Aviv, she studied audio engineering and sound design while developing her guitar and vocal style inspired by artists like Tori Amos, PJ Harvey, Beth Gibbons, and Anneke van Giersbergen.

After moving to Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011, Elza began exploring the vibrant local open mic scene, where her music received a warm welcome, softening the culture shock of her Russian and Israeli upbringing contrasted by her new life in Canada. She also began experimenting with recording at home with a small computer setup, producing demos and developing her sound, musicianship, and vision gradually and organically, drawing on her personal experience as a young woman wandering the world where she plans to make her mark. Finally, though, Elza decided to commit some of her explorations of texture and composition to physical form, spending six months writing, arranging and producing each and every part of her five-song debut EP entitled ‘Glories’, a deeply intimate and personal exploration of harmony and rhythm, with dark melodies haunting each track like chain-rattling ghosts desperate for release from their unfinished business.

‘Glories’ was released in September 2014 to glowing reviews from the local press and showed up on community and college radio charts soon after. From there, she assembled a 7-piece live band to bring her studio-born dreams to audiences around Vancouver, dazzling crowds with her rich, dark grooves.

Current live band lineup features Elza – vocals/guitar, Blue Morris – guitar, Steven Botel – guitar, Darryl Greer – bass guitar, Ivan Fernandez – drums, Franki Lemon – cello, Kobi Moldavski – keys.

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Elza
Status: Available for Shows/Gigs
- Last confirmed Sep. 14, 2017