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Event Archive - Under Paris Skies -SOLD OUT: Edie DaPonte, Jonathan Eng, Joey Smith, Aaron Watson, Karel Roessingh

Sun. October 6th 2019 The Mary Winspear Centre Sidney BC (All Ages)
2PM - 4PM
$39
Edie Daponte returns to the Charlie White Theatre for one more encore! Her Under Paris Skies show has proved to be a fan favourite with two previous sell out Sidney shows in 2017 and 2018. Now Edie returns with full live band, invigorated by recent album releases and a tour of mainland BC! It’s the same legendary music of Edith Piaf performed in Edie’s captivating style, but this show will have a few new songs, costumes and surprises!

Celebrating the release of the Under Paris Skies album, supported by the Creative BC Amplify grant, the return to the Charlie White Theatre in Edie’s home town is sure to be a magical afternoon. Joining Edie are long-time collaborator Joey Smith on bass, and Vancouver Island favourites, Karel Roessingh on piano, Aaron Watson on accordion and guitar and Jonathan Eng on percussion. Share the atmosphere of an intimate Parisian theatre and enjoy the soulful, emotional and captivating music inspired by the city. Channelling Piaf, with her rich timbre and captivating stage presence, Edie aims for a completely authentic experience
http://www.edie.ca/

"Wonderfully playful...Daponte's Piaf is stunningly accurate, vibrato and all, backed by a veritable who's who of the Victoria jazz scene" - Don Descoteau, Monday Magazine
“A true Talent!” – Robyn Burns, CBC Radio
“Edie is a charismatic, engaging, incredibly talented vocalist. Her Piaf show is enthralling!” – Adrien and Marie Bachand, Beacon Ridge Productions
“Edie steals the show channeling Piaf in this intimate theatre experience” -Deborah Rogers, Seaside Magazine
“Edie’s voice is amazing…an original and fantastic singer!” Paulo Garrido CFUV RadioBC

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Edie DaPonte (Jazz, Bossa Nova, Latin)

Equally at home in an intimate lounge setting or an outdoor festival stage, Edie Daponte has established a reputation in the music scene of Vancouver Island and Western Canada as a dynamic and engaging performer. Edie brings passion, playfulness and an evident love of performance to her live shows. Vancouver island Music Awards awarded Edie with "J... more info

Karel Roessingh (Jazz, folk, pop and blues)

Karel has composed and produced music for over 500 television episodes, and countless animated shorts, docs, and films. He has released 15 recordings, beginning with the piano solo Keys, then a series of music and nature sounds CDs (see www.tandem-music.com), two jazz trio CDs (Cat Fud and kr3+), and solo concert CDs (Blue/Green and Sweets). Hi... more info