Sarah Burton, Jadea Kelly, Vealy, Sophie Seng
6010 West Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA, 90035
Doors 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
One bad breakup, two robberies, a few trips to the ER, and moving to the West Texas desert are just a few of the turns that led to the creation of SARAHâ€™s fifth studio album,Give Me What I Want. Itâ€™s a vignette of a new age wild west with songs about internet dating, crazy exes, getting older, and that feeling you get when everyone around you is in love and youâ€™re not. In it, Sarah delivers an unapologetic demand with a finger in the air, howling with the underdogs who are sick of getting scraps. Itâ€™s a raw and real album that skirts Americana, folk, rock and country; the songs tell classic stories in a modern age from love and lust, to enchantment and disenchantment, and that constant search for fulfillment.
Give Me What I Want was recorded in Austin at Jim Enoâ€™s (Spoon) Public Hi-Fi studio, produced by Elijah Ford (who also plays guitars on the record) and engineered byBrad Bell (Spoon, Arcade Fire, The War On Drugs). Tracks feature Chris Konte on bass, Jason Baczynski on drums and percussion, as well as special guests: Tim Regan on keys/synth, Sam Kossler on pedal steel, Leigh Wallenhaupt on strings, Canadian folk trio Sweet Alibi on backing vocals, and Dave Quanbury on guitar and engineering in Canada.
Described by CBC as 'one of the shining jewels in the crown of Canadian songwriters' Jadea Kelly spends her time writing and living between Toronto and Los Angeles CA. In 2016 she was awarded 'Contemporary Singer of the Year' at the Canadian Folk Music Awards for her heartfelt 2016 release 'Love & Lust'. Its featured single 'Beauty' was placed on the Lifetime Network feature 'No One Would Tell' and the 2017 CBC Rio Paralympics, an opening montage with over 900,000 views. Set for release on May 17, 2019, the MWI soundtrack EP has already received 'Best Score & Music' accolades from the Hollywood Independent Documentary Awards. MWI is the official soundtrack for 'Met While Incarcerated the Film', airing on the Documentary Channel and CBC March 31 2019. Los Angeles EP release: May 31 @ The Hotel Cafe.
Vealy is a pop/soul singer-songwriter born and raised in the Philippines. She has been singing since before she could start reading lyrics! Growing up, she loved singing Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Diana Ross...basically everyone her grandma loved listening to. She watched all the singing shows and later competed in local talent shows. She moved to the United States in 2013 at age 17. She then went to college for nursing in Chicago, but quickly realized she had a passion for performing, singing and writing songs. She had acting, music improv, voice lessons and rehearsals for musicals on top of her nursing classes!
She became a registered nurse at age 20, worked in the ER for an entire year; doing open mics, writing songs and singing on the side. She even joined a Chicago singing competition, and made it to the top 5. She finally mustered the courage to quit nursing and follow her heart. Here she is in Los Angeles, a full-time musicianâ€” writing original music, performing in local shows, even busking sometimes with her keyboard on Melrose Ave.
Sophie Seng is a Los Angeles-based vocalist, composer, and instrumentalist. She grew up in Davis, CA, where she began playing music at a very young age. First, she started with piano, then progressed to sax in middle school. From there, she played in various groups throughout high school, while exploring a wide variety of genres. She currently attends CSU Northridge, where she is pursuing a degree in music.
In October 2018, she released her self-titled debut album - a genre-defying culmination of all of her musical experiences with rock, folk, pop, funk, electronic, and jazz. Sophie wrote and arranged the music, and enlisted a small group of friends to record and mix the album, as well as promote it with photos and music videos.
Sophie is currently performing regularly around LA with her four-piece band, and has plans to release more music in the near future.
- Vealy - 8:15
- Sarah Burton - 9:00
- Jadea Kelly - 9:45
- Sophie Seng - 10:35