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Event Archive - REENIE & LEA Live at Solstice Cafe: REENIE

Wed. March 23rd 2016 The Solstice Cafe & Lounge (All Ages)
7:30pm - 9:30pm doors at 7:00pm
$15 / $10 for students and artists at the door only.
REENIE is a Toronto indie-folk songwriter. She’s joined by her wife Lea Kirstein, who’s gracefully gritty string stylings contribute to a raw acoustic soundscape. Their music has been described as “chamber-folk-pop”, with the soulful melodies and introspective lyricism of alternative pop music intertwining with the instrumentation and layered rhythmic drive of contemporary folk.

Guitarist, singer & veteran tunesmith Reenie Perkovic draws on her decade of bandleading with powerhouse, bluesy vocals. Her original project has recorded at Canterbury studios with legendary engineer Jeremy Darby (Keith Richards, Sara Bareilles, the Barenaked Ladies.) Violist Lea Kirstein fuses her classical, jazz and Celtic worlds into hard-hitting, percussive string arrangements. She brings her experiences recording with Juno-nominated fiddle giant Oliver Schroer, Juno-nominated songstress Teresa Doyle, as well as touring Canada and the U.S. with the Boston-based Folk Arts Quartet.

Doors open at 7:00pm
Show 7:30-9:30pm

Tickets $15 / $10 artists & students
Tickets available at the door only (get there early!)
All Ages


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REENIE (Reenie Perkovic) is a Toronto-based musician and composer who writes and arranges honest songs with a soulful edge that is fun and introspective all at once. Drawing from a diverse set of influences, her music manifests in sweeping textures and colours within a rhythm section, brass, and strings. more info