Tonight’s performance is brought to you by…

Le Cypher! This is an amazing weekly jam that happens in downtown Montreal. Basically a full house band of some of our city’s hottest players hold it down and improvise from 10-3am. This is where Vocalists, MC’s and musicians come to sit in with the band and create magic.

Tonight I will be playing a set of my tunes from 9-10 before the jamming begins. Ive been looking forward to this for a wee bit now. And after being a part of first date on the K-OS’s and Saul Williams tour last night, the inspiration is within me. Muahaha!

Un grand merci

Earlier this year I launched a KickStarter campaign to help with the printing of my record TEN and to shoot a music video for one song off the album. The video is in its final stages of production and the vinyl is finally here.

We are celebrating by throwing a throwing a thank you concert in a cozy loft space. Tickets and info here

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Fall is upon us

October is my favorite month, which might be related to it being the month of my birthday. I’ll be celebrating this year with an inspiring first time trip to New York City. I can’t wait!

I’ll be announcing November shows dates for Montreal shortly. In the mean time, you can check out shots from my September shows in Q.C. and B.C. on my Facebook page.

POP goes the music

I just arrived in BC following a long flight and a lovely show for Passovah Festival last Sunday. What a treat! I’ll be playing 2 shows while I’m here and enjoying some time with family too.
I’ll be back in Montreal to celebrate this years 2015 International Festival PoP Montreal on September 18th. This is my first year playing Pop and I couldn’t be happier about it.
Check out all the upcoming shows on the “Shows” page
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New Music! “TEN-The Remixes” Compilation Launch

Songs are little stories we have the pleasure of hearing. I hear them and I make them into sounds. After that, they have lives of their own. 3 songs from my record TEN have been reincarnated by 3 wonderful Montreal producers. The results of which can be downloaded and enjoyed online NOW This Saturday at Notre Dam des Quilles we will have a little launch party hosted by High Fantasy. Won’t you join us?

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Music video

Last week, I had the pleasure of working with some amazing women on the set of my first music video for TEN. This video was made possible with the amazing contributors to the #msholmeskickstarter campagin I launched earlier this year.  Those lucky people will be the first to find out which song we shot for, and of course the first to see the video. Check out some highlights from the shoot here

 

 

BEST SOLO ACT

Cult Montreal is the premier English language arts and culture magazine in Montreal, QC. Every year they host a Best of Montreal Vote where everyone has the chance to vote for their favorite things about this city we love. Its an honor to be voted as one of 2015′Best-of-MTL-2015s Top 5 Best Solo Acts!I moved to Montreal 8 years ago without any family members and only a few friends. Ive been hustling since the start. It means a lot to me that my work has touched people and is recognized as a part of the amazing music scene in Montreal. Thanks to everyone who voted xox You make a gal feel special.

May 17th 2015 is the official release date for my debut record ‘TEN’

After an amazing winter spent in the studio with Paul Cargnello, and a successful Kickstarter campaign, TEN is ready to be released. The album will be available  May 17th and we’ll be celebrating with a launch concert at Montreal’s famous Casa del Popolo. I’ll be playing the full record + a few special tunes with an an incredible band.

The show will be hosted by the ever so charming MC, Karma Atchykah and include a performance by Nomadic Massive’s Taliwah (iamblackgirl)

More info on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/652539118185458/

Crowdfunding success!

On Feb 9th 2015 I launched my first fundraising campaign with Kickstarter.com, and successfully funded the printing of my first full length album “Ten”. Today I am happy to announce that we have surpassed our goal! I am ecstatic and overwhelmed by the positive response from all the contributors! I’ll be updating the campaign page regularly until the video has been launched.

There is still time to contribute to the #msholmeskickstarter campaign, cast your vote for which song gets turned into a music video and  pre-order your copy of “Ten”. Check it out here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/597042604/msholmes-ten-album-printing-music-video?ref=nav_search