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Tidings: Singer-Songwriter: Allison Crowe, Céline Sawchuk (Cellist/Vocalist)

Thu. December 21st 2017 Vancouver East Cultural Centre Vancouver BC $24-$29

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Tidings: Singer-Songwriter: Allison Crowe, Céline Sawchuk (Cellist/Vocalist)

Canada's amazing Allison Crowe (vocals, piano, guitar), Vancouver Island-born, N...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Thu. December 21st 2017 Vancouver East Cultural Centre (All Ages)
8:00pm  Doors at: 7:30pm $29 General / $24 Students & Seniors

Artists

Allison Crowe
Original - Rock from Corner Brook & Nanaimo Newfoun
Available for Shows/Gigs
Céline Sawchuk (Cellist/Vocalist)

Presented by:

Rubenesque Records Ltd.
Victoria BC

Hard-copy tickets

Physical tickets at: Vancouver East Cultural Centre

Event Description

Canada's amazing Allison Crowe (vocals, piano, guitar), Vancouver Island-born, Newfoundland-nested singer-songwriter, pairs with exquisite cellist/vocalist Celine Sawchuk, born in Germany's Black Forest and now home on Salt Spring Island, BC to bring “Tidings” – music for the season & all-time.

Tidings delivers comforts and joys – stirring together traditional Christmas and holiday favourites from English, French and German repertoire, with an organic blend of rock, jazz, folk, roots and soul.

Nanaimo’s Allison Crowe performs concerts across Europe and North America from her home on Canada’s Atlantic coast. In Corner Brook, NL, Allison’s writing a book of prose poetry, “Fluttering”, and composing songs for a new album, “Rare Birds” (her 22nd release on Rubenesque Records). She’s Musical Director of “Newfoundland Vinyl”, a rollicking hit at TNL’s Gros Morne Theatre Festival. Other adventures include Allison’s cameo in the Hollywood Superman blockbuster “Man of Steel” and touring as featured singer/pianist with Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Allison’s even appeared as a clue/answer in Cryptic Crossword (Cox & Rathvon’s iconic puzzler.)

When Céline Sawchuk (née Greb) migrated recently from the Black Forest community of Dennach, our Pacific coast region gained a freshly creative graphic designer as well as a most expressive and talented cellist. Céline’s combined 17 years of classical training with concert tours across Europe alongside her popular musician Father. (Céline actually wanted to play cello since age 3 – but only at 5 years old was she big enough to fit behind her chosen instrument.)

Uniting a range of rich cultural traditions, Allison and Céline deliver musical joy and wonderment this holiday season in the acoustic embrace of the C-Lab.

Allison Crowe’s original tunes are sung by the chimney, together with gifts from the modern canon of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, The Beatles and Patty Griffin. The pair’s sleighful of traditionals and classics is bound to feature selections from such favourites as “Silent Night”, “La Vie en Rose”, “Es ist ein ros Entsprungen”, “Soul Cake”, “Wexford Carol”, “In the Bleak Midwinter” and plenty more delights – perhaps even a plum from Broadway!

"Allison Crowe's voice is as much a manifestation of Christmas spirit today as Bing Crosby's was in 1942. It's as warm as an open fire; as gorgeous as snow-frosted evergreens; as tender as that hug you give your mother on Christmas day" – The Pique

"Be prepared to be amazed" – ChristmasReviews

Van East Cultural Centre Box Office (604) 251-1363
$29 General / $24 Students & Seniors (all fees incl.)

https://thecultch.com/events/55623 - Cultch event page

https://www.facebook.com/events/167041433878900 - facebook event page

http://music.allisoncrowe.com + http://music.allisoncrowe.com/album/tidings

Alick Tsui Photography
Mind Palace Design

Wishing you Joy, Peace & the Very Best of Health and Times!

Venue

Vancouver East Cultural Centre
1895 Venables Street
Theatre
Open / Operational

Event Poster

Tidings: Singer-Songwriter: Allison Crowe, Céline Sawchuk (Cellist/Vocalist) @ Vancouver East Cultural Centre Dec 21 2017 - May 26th @ Vancouver East Cultural Centre

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