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Event Archive - Sweet Alibi , Jadea Kelly

Thu. November 10th 2016 @  St. James Community Hall (All Ages)
8:00PM doors at 7:00PM
Tickets at: Tapestry Music Ltd, Red Cat Records, Highlife Records
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
Hailing from what has been described as the music capital of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba’s WCMA award winners Sweet Alibi (Jess Rae Ayre, Amber Rose and Michelle Anderson) have captivated audiences since 2009 with their charming and personal performances. With 3 releases, over 360 shows across Canada, 33 plus festival performances, in numerous radio performances and interviews, Sweet Alibi is fast becoming a well-known Roots/Pop group.

Tom Power of CBC Radio 2 describes Sweet Alibi as this, “If Mumford and Sons and the Supremes had a love child it would be named Sweet Alibi.” A fitting characterization for a group that blends soulful and powerful vocal harmonies with the sincerity of folk and the foot stomping energy of roots. Their new single “Middle Ground” from their 3rd album “Walking In The Dark” was featured on CBC Radio 2’s top 20 for 7 weeks in a row. The album has recently been nominated for a WCMA for “Roots Recording of the Year.”

“If you can imagine Patsy Cline writing songs with Feist you kind of have an idea of where Jadea Kelly resides within the musical spectrum”- The Pop Stereo USA.

Some of the greatest art is drawn from darkness. So too was Love & Lust - a compelling and honest release from Jadea Kelly this 2016. A powerful new collection of songs, is once again rich with ambient and atmospheric arrangements with lyrics that dig deep, exploring uncharted emotional territory. Her single "Make It Easy" recently spent several weeks on CBC Radio 2's Top 20 chart.

Jadea’s body of work continues to earn her worldwide reviews and radio play, with tours across North America and Europe.


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