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Dirty Laundry Dual CD Release Tour Going “Clean Across Canada”

“Honey and wheat harmonies . . . these women have earned their stripes and they know it. Their songs strike a deep chord.”  – Cowichan Valley News

8:30 SEPT 29 / LETHBRIDGE / Tongue & Groove
8:30 SEPT 30 / MEDICINE HAT / From Scratch
8:30 OCT 1 / TWIN BUTTE / General Store
9:00 OCT 2 / CANMORE / The Drake
8:00 OCT 6 / RED DEER / The Hideout
7:00 OCT 7 / CALGARY / Rocky Mountain Folk Club
4:00 OCT 8 / EDMONTON / The Black Dog Freehouse
8:00 OCT 14 / HIGH RIVER / Gitters

The songwriters first joined forces when they found themselves onstage singing with Jane Siberry on her famous encore “Calling All Angels.” After heading clean across Canada on the first leg of their Dirty Laundry Dual CD Release Tour 2011, duo partners Jenny Allen and Leslie Alexander are returning to BC with their new solo CDs, each produced by BCCMA/BCMIA Producer of the Year John Ellis (Be Good Tanyas, Jane Siberry, Barney Bentall).

“The music here is exceptional,” said about Jenny’s disc Blanket, while Earshot called Leslie Alexander’s “Nobody’s Baby” a “genre-bending, intelligently written, well-performed album.” With each artist a strong voice in her own right, together Allen & Alexander deliver the razor-sharp songwriting and powerhouse performances fans have come to expect from their solo shows – and more. Now sharing seamless vocals, multiple instruments, and much in common, Allen & Alexander agree that their set list – exchanged like a salty heart-to-heart over a load of laundry – contains their most personal songs yet. THE JUMP – Read the rest of this entry »



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