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3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano
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Winsome Kind are excited to announce the release of their 2nd full length album We Call It Home, coming in the fall of 2018. With support from Creative BC, and in collaboration with producer Tom Dobrzanski of Monarch Studios, they've created a compelling and fresh new album of feel good songs.
Listening to Winsome Kind is like an invigorating conversation and a warm hug from a good friend. Infusing personal stories with luxurious harmonies, their voices sound as if they have always belonged together. Indeed, Leora & Scott creating not just music, but also a life together has always felt meant to be.
Scott Perrie and Leora Joy met in 2012 while performing in a production of The Buddy Holly Story in Saskatchewan, and fell in love. They travelled across Canada on the Via Rail from coast to coast, performing in train stations, living rooms, and live music venues all the way. Upon returning home to Vancouver they recorded their self-titled debut album, which garnered critical acclaim from the CBC and media across Canada, They have had the honour of performing at such venues as the Harmony Arts Festival (North Vancouver), Music in the Park (Capilano), Voices of Hope Benefit Concert (Vancouver), and a beautiful first CD release show with the Rogue Folk Club of Vancouver.
They have embraced life as self-propelled artists and new parents, and their anticipated 2nd full-length album reflects their passion and urge for connection. They found their 2 weeks in the studio this past fall to be all at once rewarding and challenging, writing and arranging brand new songs while parenting an adventurous little toddler. Leora was also 7 months pregnant at the time, and after a long vocal session in front of the microphone -a workout for a pregnant body- found that quick naps on the studio couch while listening to Scott’s guitar takes became inevitable. It was all worthwhile and, with the help of some of Vancouver’s best musicians, they created an album that showcases their gift for heartfelt lyrics and memorable melodies, and they are excited to pass on that gift to the world, through an album of feel-good music with positive messages.
You may also find either Scott or Leora at any time on a theatre stage, in a movie or tv show, or voicing a cartoon, but you can be sure to see them as their most authentic selves singing and playing their original music to an audience, large or small, young or old, or anywhere in between.
“This Much Is True encapsulates Winsome Kind’s best sensibilities superbly: their flawless vocal duets, gleeful attitude, and catchy sing-along chorus lines." - Elysse Cloma, Grayowl Point.
Luke spends his time using his music as a platform to amplify the voices of communities threatened by unjust resource extraction, and to contribute to the growing revolution spreading across the earth. Luke's "folktivism" has taken him far and wide; from France for COP21, Costa Rica where he represented his coast at a climate change conference, to roaming through Canada’s west coast and interior.
Luke is a part of 'Come To Life Music', an artist-led music collective that utilizes musicians' voices to inspire change for humanity and the planet. During his travels he strives to share as many stories as he can about the incredibly resilient and inspiring people fighting to protect the environments that sustain them and their communities. He believes that music and story are some of humanity’s most powerful tools and has seen firsthand their ability to inspire a shift in individuals’ and communities’ attitudes.
“Luke Wallace very much loves and appreciates where he comes from: BC and the Coast Salish Territory, and he defends that territory in song with passionate style. Once you hear Luke Wallace, you can imagine how well his music goes over at the folk festivals he plays. As a coastal kid myself, Luke's music certainly stirs my emotions as well. He's a true West Coast gem.” - Grant Lawrence, CBC host & author
“Armed with folk, a little rap, call and response, a poet's gift and a voice to deliver it all, Luke is both an artist to listen to and a hope for the future.” - The Vancouver Folk Music Festival
The Rogue Folk Club is pleased to provide great Sponsorship Opportunities for all our shows. For a nominal cost, individuals or businesses can sponsor any of our shows and reap a number of benefits - free tickets, reserved table, recognition on literature, our web site and at the concerts. For more information simply contact our Sponsorship Director Morris Biddle at firstname.lastname@example.org