From the Promoter
Twenty-three year-old classically trained singer Jessie Munro has come a long way from coming in sixth place in CBC’s search for Dorothy in its 2012 Over the Rainbow series. Toronto-born, Los Angeles-based artist Jessie Munro is coming home to release her Debut EP On My Own. Last week Jessie released the second single, “Under Fire” – to ‘out-of-the-box’ positive response. Jessie’s start into the arts world began with classical music, then she moved into musical theatre which, in turn led to a four year course at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. The multi-faceted artist has now found her creative home in sleek, modern-electro R&B and pop. On My Own tells the story of living through bleak heartbreak with relatable, honest lyrics and soul/rock production infused with modern elements.
For this special night Jessie brings her full band with her and she has invited Toronto indie folk-rock duo Madz & Luke to start the evening. The duo met while attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. and have been writing and performing together since then. Their music evokes the classic singer-songwriters of the ‘70s but with a modern, vibrant twist.