August 6 | 6:30 pm
Jenny Berkel • James Irwin • Laura Broadbent • Leigh Kotsilidis // Backyard Sessions
CJLO – 1690AM and KickDrum present Backyard Sessions, which feature live music from local Montréal artists every Wednesday, all summer long, at Café Blanc de Blanc.
Musicians Jenny Berkel • James Irwin | Poets Laura Broadbent• Leigh Kotsilidis
Entry – $10 (or Pay-What-You-Can)
Doors – 6:30pm
Music – 7:00pm – 9:00pm
More event info here & excerpted below.
“A smouldering sound to behold…acutely poetic.” – Exclaim!
“…a maker of weird folk songs and prismatic, experimental pop.” -Globe and Mail
Laura Broadbent is the author of Oh There You Are I Can’t See You Is It Raining? (Invisible Publishing, winner of the national Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry), Interviews (Matatron Press), and In on the Great Joke (Coach House Books). @gnarwalrus
Leigh Kotsilidis is a poet and visual artist based in Montreal. She is the co-founder of Fish Quill Poetry Boat and Scientists for Love. Her first full-length poetry collection, Hypotheticals, was published in 2011 by Coach House Books; and her most recent art exhibition, Lady Into Fox, was on display at the Redpath Museum, Montreal. She currently works as Managing Editor for Vallum magazine.
Entrée – 10$ (ou payez-ce-que-vous-pouvez)
Portes – 18h30
Musique – 19h00-21h00
CJLO – 1690AM et KickDrum présentent Séances d’arrière-cour, qui mettent en vedette de la musique en directe des artistes montréalais(es) locaux tous les mercredis, tout au long de l’été, au Café Blanc de blanc.