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Event Archive - Kinnie Starr, Tanya Tagaq

Sun. October 8th 2006 BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano U North Vancouver BC (All Ages)
8pm - 10.30 PM doors at 7 PM
Presented by: Cap Folk 'n' Roots, Coastal Jazz & Blues Society
Moving effortlessly from spoken word to funk and pop, from silk screening to graffiti to acting, Vancouver-based MC Kinnie Starr has been a member of Canada’s creative community since she emerged on the music scene in 1995. The Globe and Mail calls her “raw, funny and definitely an original.” Groundbreaking Inuk throat singer, Tanya Tagaq has brought an ancient Inuit vocal style to new heights and experimental places. She has collaborated with artists as diverse as Bjork and the Kronos Quartet. Like Bjork, Tagaq makes music that is both decidedly unusual and universally appealing on a primal level. This double-bill promises to showcase two of the most original female artists in roots music today.


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Kinnie Starr

"At any point in her performance and you're never sure exactly when she'd step off the stage and into your face, this close. She could be seducing. she could be threatening, she could be trying to get you to rap with her." -- The Toronto Star ============= "Kinnie Starr doesn't shut up and sit tight when something pisses her off. In the six y... more info