Girls to the Front August 20 – Kristine St-Pierre and Christine Jakel

Girls to the Front Songwriters Circle
Hosted by Julie Corrigan
Featuring Kristine St-Pierre & Christine Jakel
Monday August 20, 2018
8PM no cover, PWYC event

Kristine St-Pierre:

Chansonnière with a travelling heart. A fitting description for this world traveler whose bilingual songs take you on a journey of self-discovery and emotional connection.

“There’s a real sense of connection to places in my songs and how these places and the people I met have inspired me in some way.”

“From her light, delicate finger picking to the stomp of her feet, you can hear Kristine St-Pierre’s soul baring itself to the audience with every melody.”
– Kimberly Lochhead, Ottawa Life Magazine, June 9, 2014

“Kristine St-Pierre delivers soul-searching songs in both languages.”
– Lynn Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen (2012)

Christine Jakel:

Christine’s musical formation started at age 5 with classical piano, earning a Grade 9 certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2011. After completing a degree in classical voice in June 2016, she discovered songwriting as a more personal means of self-expression through music. Her sources of inspiration include Joni Mitchell, Janis Joplin, Brandi Carlile, and the Staves.

Julie Corrigan:

Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Julie Corrigan is a soulful, country, roots, singer/songwriter hailing from the small town of Shawville Quebec. Her first full length album The Language, recorded in Ottawa at Little Bullhorn Studios with producer Dave Draves was #1 at CKCU for 2015.

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