She accompanied Ron Sexsmith while he traipsed around Canada last year, and now it's Sarah Slean's turn to headline. Port Dalhousie will receive Slean's grandiose stage show first, and after hitting five more Ontario cities, the show will head out west to Alberta. After hitting the West Coast, Slean will bounce back to Ontario for the two final performances of the tour.
As Slean is now at the top of the bill, it's just a fact of life that someone needs to be at the bottom. The opening act for the tour will be Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Jeremy Fisher, who's promoting his new album 'Let It Shine' (minus the bike).
The quirky songstress is heading out in support of her latest effort 'Day One', her second release for a major label. Released in the fall of 2004, the album made an appearance on the college charts, as well as first single 'Lucky Me' receiving moderate air time on Much More Music. Featuring 11 new tracks from Slean, 'Day One' was the follow-up to her major label debut 'Night Bugs', which was released in 2002.
Definitely what could be called an all-round artist, in addition to being a musician Slean also writes and paints. Not only did she release a new record last year, but she also put out a book of poetry and art called 'Ravens'. Unfortunately, the book is only available in Toronto at this point.
Check back to www.sarahslean.com for tour related updates.
Sarah Slean's upcoming performances:
February 14 Port Dalhousie, ON - Port Mansion Theatre
February 15 Port Dalhousie, ON - Port Mansion Theatre
February 17 Toronto, ON - Mod Club
February 18 Hamilton, ON - Hamilton Place Studio
March 2 Waterloo, ON - Starlight Room
March 3 Kingston, ON - The Grand Theatre
March 4 Peterborough, ON - Gordon Best Theatre
March 10 Edmonton, AB - Myer Horowitz Theatre
March 11 Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall Ballroom
March 14 Victoria, BC - Central Bar & Grill
March 15 Vancouver, BC - Richard's On Richards
March 18 Saskatoon, SK - Louis' Pub
March 19 Regina, SK - The Exchange
March 21 Winnipeg, MB - West End Cultural Centre
March 23 North Bay, ON - The Wall
March 24 Sudbury, ON - 100 George's
Writer: Jaclyn Arndt