Concert with Baltimore based songwriters ellen cherry, Andrew Grimm
and a set by local trio The Edgedwellers.
Early Show - November 24th 2018 - 7:30-10 pm
Westshore Music Academy
Suggested Donation $10
Why Aren't You Famous (WAYF) podcast hosts and musicians, ellen cherry and Andrew Grimm are from Baltimore, MD. Since its inception last year, they have traveled all over the USA and collaborated with songwriters they like, and performed a concert. The songwriters must compose a brand new original song about the same topic for the episode. There will also be concert to showcase the new songs written for that particular podcast.
Extending now into Canada, the upcoming Vancouver Island episode will feature singer-songwriter Katrina Kadoski. She and her group The Edgedwellers will play the opening set at the concert. Mark your calendars. RSVP to Katrina if you plan to attend.
ellen cherry (lowercase letters intentional!) is an award winning song and story alchemist, musician and performer, based in Baltimore, MD. Mixing equal parts of pathos and humor throughout her songs, ellen cherry is mysterious and powerful on stage and her banter gives audiences a peek into a whimsical, curious mind. She seamlessly fuses her love of History, Poetry, and Literature with the Usual Suspects of Love, Loss, and Despair, with a powerful, commanding voice and skill on both guitar and piano. Her current project is a new touring program called "Portraits in Song" that showcases her love of storytelling and her passion for history and women's equality. More information about ellen can be found at http://www.ellencherry.com
Andrew Grimm is the singer-songwriter behind the long running Baltimore, Maryland band, June Star. For nearly 20 years he has been blurring country and rock and roll sounds while writing songs about love, reminiscent of The Replacements, Lou Reed, and Jimmie Rodgers. Whether with a band or solo acoustic, Grimm's words and voice cut with immediacy and emotion; his performances invite the listener to see where it hurts and how it gets better.
The Edgedwellers are an artful folk/roots duo formed by Katrina Kadoski (Vocals, Guitar, Banjo) and Peter Wahl (Vocals Guitar, Bass). Edgedwellers feature stirring harmonies, dynamic arrangements, and compelling storytelling. They will also joined by drummer Graham Mackenzie.
Was part of former folk/pop group Honeygirl, Katrina performs now as a solo act, or with a duo, trio, called the The Edgedwellers. Also available as a background vocalist for studio recordings. She is currently teaching voice and beginner guitar in Sooke and Victoria. more info