Karyn Ellis Takes DIY To The Next Level

Published: 2005-08-03
Ontario singer/songwriter Karyn Ellis has yet to choose a title for her latest studio album, but that won't stop her from selling it. Fans will be able to pre-order the disc at an upcoming Toronto performance, which is doubling as a "Pre-CD Release Fundraising Party".

Perhaps the very first of its kind, Ellis' "Fundraising Party" will actually help the songstress pay for a pressing of the disc, which she will then distribute to all those pre-orderers out there. Get in on the DIY action at the Freetimes Caf» on August 12th, where $20 will get you into the show and a copy of the album in question.

At the singer's website (www.karynellis.com), it's possible for all those outside of Toronto to order up a copy of the currently-untitled disc. There are also three sample tracks ("Movie", "Four AM Love Song Ode To The Floor", "Skipping Stones") posted for everyone's listening pleasure.

Drop a few title suggestions to Karyn Ellis in these places:

August 12, Toronto, ON - Freetimes Caf» (Pre-CD Release Fundraising Party)
August 13, Erin, ON - Red Skies Music Festival
August 16, London, ON - Aeolian Summer Music Fest
August 23, Sudbury, ON - The Laughing Buddha
August 24, Little Current, ON - 4elements Living Arts
August 25, Sault Ste. Marie, ON - Loplops Lounge & Gallery
August 27-28, Peterborough, ON - Peterborough Folk Festival
October 14, Kingston, ON - OCFF Showcase

Writer: Jaclyn Arndt



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