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Title:
Windy City Opry with Wine Soaked Preachers and Vissia
When:
Wed, Nov 14
Where:
The Slice - Lethbridge
Category:
Folk

Description

Time: 8 p.m.

Cover: $10

 Wine Soaked Preachers http://www.thewinesoakedpreachers.ca

Jay B - pickin' & lead vocals,
Mark A - poundin' & prison vocals,
Miles C - plucking' & howls,
Wayne G - steel pedalin' & harpin',
Cathy B - fiddlin' and diddlin'

"It might be tempting to call The Wine Soaked Preachers alt country, but the truth is they simply play good, old-fashioned country’n’western. No modern Nashville nonsense, just the pure, unadorned sound of the prairies."
– Mark Anthony Brennan
ridethetempo.com

“The Wine Soaked Preachers embrace deep-rooted provincial ties, and all the songs call for a bracing shot of whiskey and a resounding stomp of the cowboy boot”
– The Bad Tempered Zombie

The Wine Soaked Preachers are a five-piece roots band based out of Calgary, Alberta. Writing and preaching their own brand of Alberta-soaked tales, the band is inspired by other proudly Canadian roots acts like Corb Lund and Daniel Romano, as well as dark and dissident storytellers such as The Handsome Family and Timber Timbre. WSP is currently playing throughout Alberta to promote their sophomore album, Same Old Town.

 

Growing up in small-town Alberta, Canada, VISSIA writes intimate, lyric-driven songs. Broadly called Americana, VISSIA’s sound is is distinctly her own yet manages to connect listeners to their own most favourite private feelings and imagined landscapes. Whether it’s a nod to Wilco or Neko Case, a surprising seventh chord Jazz change-up, some big t-rex/Visconti-like backing vocals — the choice always seems natural and right and you go with it, happily, a testament to VISSIA's decade and a half engagement, perseverance, and curiosity in all areas of making music, from composing, to recording, to album art and design.

Based in Edmonton, VISSIA has been building an audience around Canadian music clubs and festival stages since her debut album in 2011 (A Lot Less Gold; November 2011). She has had the pleasure of sharing stages with artists like Del Barber, Lindi Ortega, Whitehorse, Russel de Carle, Matt Anderson, The Skydiggers, and Harry Stinson. Her performances have included stages at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Canmore Folk Music Festival, Beaumont Blues & Roots Festival, as well as hundreds of tour dates across Canada from coast to coast.

“Place Holder [has] such a timeless quality that you wonder why you haven’t already listened to it… If Kathleen Edwards were a little less sad, or Neko Case a little bit poppier, you’d get VISSIA.”
– No Depression

“VISSIA might be a new name, but she is an old soul who bleeds blues… There is boldness in the direct songwriting, which suggests honesty pulled from real life experiences, but also a cleverness that comes from hard, steady work and maturity… This is pure rock ‘n’ roll at its finest from an artist who is set to breakout at any moment.”
– ArtistDirect

“Place Holder is a colourful assemblage of VISSIA’s realizations when embracing the unknown. She’s matured graciously as a musician, now uniting her talents and poetic instincts.There’s no question that we’ll be pulling these snapshots out to admire again and again.”
– Canadian Beats

Venue

The SliceMap
Venue:
The Slice   -   Website
Street:
314 - 8th Street South
ZIP:
T1J 2J6
City:
Lethbridge
State:
AB
Country:
Country: ca

Description

403-320-0117

Not only do we have the best pizza in town, we are also the center of Lethbridge's NightLife.

We are the only bar in town featuring live music every day of the week. Canadian touring artists, local legends and new emerging artists, everyone stops here.

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