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BLUE MOON MARQUEE

Blue Moon Marquee is a Gypsy Blues band born of the wild rose foothills of Alberta. They currently make their home in an island shack on the coast of the Salish Sea, British Columbia. A.W. Cardinal (vocals/guitar) and Jasmine Colette a.k.a. Badlands Jass (vocals/bass/drums) write and perform original compositions influenced by anything that swings jumps or grooves. Artists such as Lonnie Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Blind Willie Jonson, Charley Patton, Howlin’ Wolf, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Tom Waits, Memphis Minnie, and Django Reinhardt are deeply infused in the soul of their music.

Blue Moon Marquee is primarily a live duo with the energy and sound of a full band. Colette, the rhythm section, not only commands the upright bass but also brings the swing with her feet on the kick drum, snare and high hat, all while singing harmonies. Cardinal is of the screaming and hollering blues ilk with distinctive thick and smoky vocals that barrel out like a raging bull. His guitar crackles with the swinging energy of jazz-tinged blues.

Blue Moon Marquee will be representing BC at the BreakOut West Folk Alliance International Showcase Jan 22-26, 2020 in New Orleans! 🔥

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Only 3 more days until our SOLD OUT How-to Master Touring & Promotions Panel on January 23rd! Our third panelist feature is none other than Savannah Leigh Wellman of Tiny Kingdom Music 🔥 ⁠ Savannah is a co-founder of Tiny Kingdom Music, an artist management company based in Vancouver. Her 15+ years in the music industry started with a BFA in music performance, years of performing and touring in various projects, and developed at Music BC where she was the project manager for artist development initiatives including the PEAK Performance Project for 8 years. Her musical and industry knowledge have been called upon as a juror for the JUNO Awards, Prism Prize, SOCAN Songwriting Prize, FACTOR, and as a board member for the MMF (Music Managers Form Canada). Tiny Kingdom also spearheads Women in Music BC, a non-profit organization fostering gender equality in the BC music industry. ⁠ Thanks to…

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Heading to Folk Alliance International? 🛣 Don't miss BC's Jordan Klassen at BreakOut West's private showcase! Check out the full lineup of artists heading to New Orleans January 22-25! ⚡️ breakoutwest.ca/international-events/folk-alliance-international-2020

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