In Concert:: Sarah Jane Scouten ,
Sun. June 23rd 2013 7:30 @ Sons of Norway (All Ages) 7:30
Tickets at: http://www.victoriafolkmusic.ca/
Presented by: Victoria Folk Music Society
Montreal-based folk and country songwriter Sarah Jane Scouten is touring her native West Coast this June, with several dates on Vancouver Island. Performing with Elise Boeur, an impressive fiddler also native to BC, the duo will be performing songs off Sarah Jane's record Magpie Waltz, which the Montreal Mirror calls, "an impressive genre LP" as well as her upcoming record, due to come out in early 2014. Her songs are faithful to a long-standing folk music tradition, but often spill over into modern themes that are outspoken and edgy, from homelessness to midwifery to tongue-in-cheek heartache songs and unabashed Canadiana.
Sarah Jane Scouten (Country & Folk)
“I like her songs, each one has a great line or two that jump out and slap you in the face. She can do funny and she can do sad, there’s just something special in her stanzas that are better than most. Picture a feisty 12 year old Tom boy in a dress gripping a sling shot.” - C.R. Avery “Sarah Jane Scouten is the real new deal. New songs... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Upload Poster]