Shows

AUGUST

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August 3rd-5th: Eleuthera plays Blue Skies Festival with her vocal trio Fruiting Bodies.  Main stage performance Sat Aug 4th 7pm. Vocal improv workshop TBA.

 

 

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August 12th-20th: Eleuthera attends Canadian composer and soundscape visionary R. Murray Schafer’s Wolf Project: a participants-only’ collaborative, experiential week of chant, music, theatre and camping in the wilderness of Ontario’s Haliburton Forest.

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August 25th: Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Samedi in the Park, the culmination of NDG Arts Week.  Free, outdoors (at Girouard Park), family-friendly, and on Eleuthera’s birthday 😉  With Moe Clark and Kalmunity.

 

 

JUNE AND JULY

kathyEleuthera collaborates with sound artist, composer and revolutionary choir director Kathy Kennedy on The Secret Life of Songs, a project that explores the relationship between music and memory in the elderly.

 

MAY

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May 17th: Fruiting Bodies will make you swoon during this fundraiser for their first Icelandic tour!  8-10pm, Loft 314: 10 Ave des Pins O.
Facebook event HERE

porchfest 2018 posterMay 19th: Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Porchfest for the third year in a row! Free outdoor show! 12-1pm, 2201 Melrose Ave.
Facebook event HERE

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May 20th June 6th: Eleuthera tours Iceland with Fruiting Bodies.  Contribute to their fundraising campaign HERE.

 

 

APRIL

We’re finished recording the album!!! 😀  Now on the mixing, mastering, artwork, production, distribution, promotion and launching haha!  An artist’s work is never done!

Tentative launch dates: June 21st NDG and June 22nd Plateau.

 

JANUARY-MARCH

Eleuthera is taking time off from hosting events and playing shows to focus on finishing the recording and production of her album, to be launched June 2018.  In the meantime keep in touch on her FACEBOOK PAGE and check out her most recent spoken word piece written to bring some love and light to friends in need. ❤

DECEMBER

Saturday Dec 2nd Eleuthera (voice/percussion), Coralie (harp) and Oriane (violin) will serenade you with Christmas classics and improvisation. 3-5pm Milton Park Recreation Association 3555 St.Urbain  Cost: free! Facebook event HERE
Thursday Dec 7th Eleuthera hosts the Green Open Mic//Micro Vert at Co-op la maison verte  7:30-10pm.  By donation. Facebook event HERE.
Saturday Dec 9th Join the NDG Singing Circle (directed by Eleuthera) in an afternoon of multi-cultural celebrations with the NDG Art Hive and Paal Mtl  We’ll be walking along Monkland from Melrose to Girouard, singing as we go. 2-2:45pm Cost: free! Facebook event HERE.

NOVEMBER

Saturday November 11th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play a set of jazz standards at Cafe Zephyr. 2-4pm.  By donation.  Facebook event HERE.
Friday November 24th Eleuthera plays Espace 100 noms, a nonprofit community space in Sherbrooke, Qc.  8pm, by donation.  With Keenan Wilcox.
Saturday November 25th Eleuthera plays Bandeen Hall at Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Qc.  7pm $15 general entry, $10 for Townshippers.  With Keenan Wilcox.

OCTOBER

Friday October 20th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Theatre Ste Catherine as part of Sister Singer, an evening of bands fronted by powerful women and trans folk.  Door at 7:30pm.  $10 or 2 for 1 special with flyer.  Facebook event HERE

AUGUST

Sunday August 20th Eleuthera hosts the Community Sing at Co-op la maison verte.  All welcome!  No experience necessary, just the love of song. 7:30-9:30pm.  By donation.
Thursday August 24th Eleuthera hosts the Green Open Mic//Micro Vert at Co-op la maison verte .  Will be the last time in a long time as she’ll be focusing on her album, a Music Therapy Masters, and other upcoming projects.  Also, it’s the day before her birthday, so come on down and celebrate with her!!! ❤  7:30-10pm.  By donation.
Sunday August 27th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Sunset on Somerled, the closing show for NDG Arts Week. Street party on Prince of Wales corner Somerled. Eleuthera 4pm, Strange Froots 5pm, Bayou St Laurent 6pm and Voodoo Jazz 7pm.   Free.

JUNE
Thursday June 22nd Eleuthera hosts the Green Open Mic//Micro Vert at Co-op la maison verte.  7:30-9:30pm.  By donation.
Friday June 23rd Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob will be playing from 4-4:45pm to celebrate the successful crowdfunding campaign at Co-op la maison verte.  By donation.
Sunday June 25th Eleuthera hosts the Community Sing at Co-op la maison verte.  All welcome!  No experience necessary, just the love of song. 7:30-9:30pm.  By donation.

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MAY
Saturday May 20th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Porchfest, NDG’s yearly music festival that takes place on people’s porches! 2201 Melrose Ave, 1-2pm.  Free.
Wednesday May 24th Eleuthera competes in the Wiggle Room‘s Voix de Ville Variety Show for the first time!  Winner gets $100 and is chosen by the audience, so come on out and vote! 3874 Blvd. St Laurent (below Duluth). Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm sharp. $10 for most folks, $8 for students with a valid ID.
Thursday May 25th Eleuthera hosts the Green Open Mic // Micro Vert at Co-op la maison verte.  7:30-9:30pm.  PWYC.
Sunday May 28th Eleuthera hosts a Community Sing at Co-op la maison verte.  All welcome!  No experience necessary, just the love of song. 7:30-9:30pm.  By donation.

APRIL
Thursday April 27th Eleuthera hosts the Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte.  7:30-9:30pm.  PWYC.

MARCH
Thursday March 9th Eleuthera will play another Standing Rock fundraiser, this time at Café Coop Touski with Francesca Daoust from Ghostly Hounds and N0rth. 7-9pm. PWYC.
Saturday March 18th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Honey Martin’s 7-9pm. Free!
Thursday March 23rd Eleuthera hosts the Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte.  7:30-9:30pm.  PWYC.

CBC Searchlight Competition

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We made it in to the first round of this years CBC Searchlight Competition!
The grand prize is a professional studio session (recording, mixing, mastering), production and distribution of our album; a residency at the Banff Center for the Arts and more.
You can watch the music video we submitted for my song “Love Ain’t” and vote for us every day until Feb 27th HERE.

Thank you so much for your support.  Fingers crossed!
❤ ❤ ❤
Eleuthera

Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise indicated, all  events are free or by donation, and all open mics will be held on Thursdays from 7:30-9:30pm.  To play at any of them sign up in person night of.  I’ll be alternating hosting with Nicole Almond for the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 ones.  It’s marked next to them who will be hosting.

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Saturday February 11th Standing Rock Fundraiser Eleuthera will do a short set, Fruiting Bodies headline. PWYC.  Suggested donation: $5-20.
Sunday February 12th Feminist Valentine’s Day Celebration at Co-op la maison verte. 7pm-10pm. By donation.
Saturday February 18th Eleuthera and the Melrose Mob play Honey Martin’s 7-9pm. Free!

Thursday February 23rd Eleuthera hosts the Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte.  7:30-9:30pm.  By donation. Theme: Black History Month.  Participants are encouraged to perform pieces by black artists to celebrate their lives and talent.

JANUARY 2017

Thursday January 19th Nicole Almond hosts the open mic at Espace Vegane
Saturday January 21st Eleuthera and her back-up band, the Melrose Mob, play the first in a set of monthly matinee gigs at Honey Martin’s.  7-9pm. Free admission.
Thursday January 26th Eleuthera hosts the open mic at Co-op la maison verte

NOVEMBER

November 10: Open Mic at Espace Vegane (Hosted by Eleuthera)
November 24th: Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte (Hosted by Eleuthera)

OCTOBER

October 27th: Spooktacular participatory art and music making event at Casa del Popolo for Kyazma‘s album release. Featuring a short improvised set by Fruiting Bodies (vocal trio with harp, featuring Eleuthera). $7 entry or free with the purchase of the Kyazma vinyl. Doors at 8pm.  Many awesome acts between 8:30pm and 10:30pm when Kyazma will go on.  Jam (everyone welcome to participate) to end the evening!
October 27th: Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte (Hosted by Nicole Almond)
October 28th: Halloween Show at the Concordia Greenhouse, featuring Fruiting Bodies.  Show from 7-10:30pm.  Fruiting Bodies set around 9pm. $5 entry includes tea and snacks.

SEPTEMBER
September 15th: Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte (Theme: Peace)
September 18th: Music for Peace: A Community Gathering of Drumming and Song
7:30-9:30pm at Co-op la maison verte co-facilitated with Kelly Boutilier: wakeuptowhatspossible.ca
September 22nd: Open Mic at Espace Vegane (Theme: Peace)

AUGUST
August 18th: Open Mic at Espace Vegane
August 25th: Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte (birthday edition!)
August 27th: 12-2pm, solo performance piece (including dance, song and story-telling) on Sherbroke St. W., between Melrose and Wilson, as part of NDG Arts Walk.
August 27th: Curated Open Mic: 5 à 7 in Girouard Park as part of NDG Arts Week

JULY
July 14th: Open Mic at Espace Vegane
July 28th: Open Mic at Co-op la maison verte (featuring a taste of the Unimpressive Circus!)

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We’re in the studio!!

Finally, after two years of writing these songs, months of arranging them with my wonderful back-up band, and many more months of hard work fundraising enough money for the recording, we’re in the studio!!  Thank you all so much for your support!!  If everything goes according to plan we’ll be launching the album this Fall!! 🙂

 

Indiegogo Campaign Launch

I’m very happy to announce that after many months of work I officially launched my Indiegogo campaign!!

To support the recording of my first full length album of soul/blues originals and share the campaign with your loved ones, click here !!

Upcoming Shows

The schedule will be updated regularly, so check it out day of before heading off to a show, just in case anything has changed. All shows are by donation unless otherwise indicated.

JUNE

June 19th St Patrick’s Square 3-4:30 Improvised set with Coralie Gauthier (harp), Nicolas Desjardins (flute) and Stefanie Dimitrovas (voice/guitar)

MAY

May 28th La Place Commune 12-2pm Improvised set with Coralie Gauthier (harp) and Nicolas Desjardins (flute)
May 27th Co-op la maison verte 8-10pm with Lizzy Landers
May 7th Porchfest: Front porch/lawn of 2201 Melrose Ave. 12-1pm

APRIL

April 29th Eleuthera will be HOSTING an open mic at Espace Vegane.  Comedy, music, spoken word welcome. 2-3 songs or 10 minute sets.  Sign up at: unspokenplace{a}gmail.com or at 7:30pm on site. Performances 8-10pm
April 24th Co-op la maison verte (NDG), 2-5pm (2pm)Earth Day Giant Puppet Parade, (3pm)Francine Jarry, (3:30pm)Eleuthera solo (4pm) NDG Singing Circle she leads will perform.
April 23rd Anticafe, solo set and Fruiting Bodies 8-10pm
April 15th 5 a 7 at Cafe Joe’s (St Henri) with Nicole Almond
April 9th Empty Bowls at the NDG Food Depot. $25 fundraiser for the Food Depot. Music throughout the day, Eleuthera’s set: 1pm-1:30pm
April 4th l’Escalier 7-8:30pm
April 3rd NDG house show 9pm-11pm: message for address

Video shoots

Eleuthera’s gearing up for her April indiegogo campaign to fund her full-length solo album of soul/blues originals.
In preparation she’s been shooting live, intimate music videos she can’t wait to share!!  Here’s a small taste. Photos by: Jamie Klinger

 

New tracks recorded!

crazy hailing day when we recorded.JPG It was storming outside and in that powerful day not so long ago when Eleuthera hit the studio to record a few demo tracks to try and secure funding for her upcoming album.  She’ll be releasing one a month for the next three months.  Here’s the first one!!

Background photo credit: Jamie Klinger

TOUR UPDATE

From May to August 2015 Eleuthera traveled from Montreal, QC to BC, up to the Yukon,

then back across Canada to tour the East coast, solo and with Fruiting Bodies.

Here are some pics from her musical adventures.  More to come!

 

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