MUSIC BRIEFS – try out these local shows

Joe Jenks, The Roper Show, Band of Rascals and Emily Carr String Quartet all feature this month

Joe Jenks, Jan. 4 – Joe Jencks has the passion of a gospel singer and the soul of an Irish tenor. Based in Chicago, this award-winning performer and songwriter has spent the past 12 years touring full time, playing venues from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to coffee houses. Norway House, 7:30pm.

The Roper Show + Band of Rascals, Jan. 23 -Jesse Roper is bringing his electrifying guitar work to Sugar to celebrate the release of his new CD Red Bird. Foot stompin’ hoot’n ‘n’ holler’n tasty blues-born rock n’ rollers Band of Rascals opens.

Emily Carr String Quartet, Jan. 29 – One of BC’s finest music ensembles performs George Crumb’s Black Angels, Warblework by Cassandra Miller, Tenebrae by Osvaldo Golijov and Dimitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No.7, Op. 108 at UVic. With Müge Büyükçelen, Cory Balzer, Mieka Michaux and Alasdair Money.

 

 

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