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Saturday March 20 2021 at 7:30 PM
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× TDAC's 6 Beats Apart Series presents

Kym Gouchie Trio

Saturday March 20, 2021. Two shows 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Each show 60 minutes.

Kym Gouchie’s ancestral roots are in the Lheidli T’enneh, Cree and Secwépemc Nations, Kym Gouchie is fostering change through her music and art. Kym’s traditional hand drum, clean, crisp acoustic guitar and full-bodied voice make her a powerful artist. Traditional First Nations, folk, and country tones alongside poignant and inspirational lyrics capture the hearts of young and old — her genuine and heartfelt performances in her trio have a profound and often emotional impact on her audience. Her music brings awareness to First Nations and women’s issues, promoting reconciliation and community building while reminding us that we are all in this together. Her stories are a testament to the human spirit, weaving together threads of her own journey from personal tragedy to triumph.

Highlights in recent years include: being one of four featured performers on BC Premier John Horgan’s LIVE online concert at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown; receiving Stingray Music’s “Rising Star” award; performing her songs and interviewing LIVE on CBC Radio’s The Current during a special broadcast on the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls; having her song “Sister Rain” hit #1 on National Indigenous Music’s Top 40 Countdown; having her song “For the People” chosen and featured on a national CD produced by Canada’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission to educate Canadians about the Residential School Legacy.

Kym is currently working on various projects which include a Children’s Album geared towards resurrecting and teaching her Indigenous language, and she’s writing a one-woman play titled ‘Her Blood Runs Through My Braids’ which is an expose honouring her four Grandmothers and how their lives have taught and inspired her. A respected artist and elder-in-training of the Lheidli T’enneh Nation, also known as Prince George, BC, Kym is sought after to perform and speak at traditional welcoming ceremonies, cultural gatherings, schools, and conferences.

Accompanying artist: Brigitte Demeter Recording and performing artist "Brigitte" is a keyboardist/singer/songwriter/producer who is credited on over 40 recording projects with award-winning artists including Kym Gouchie, Mike Gouchie, Leah West, Centrefire, and Dan Rothery. She composes and performs music in a wide range of genres — pop, AC, folk, country, rock and orchestral instrumental. She has appeared on Nashville's “Starseek” and performed and hosted a stage at the Merritt Mountain Music Fest. Brigitte has recorded/released her own music and played with the classic rock/original band “Wheelhouse” for more than 20 years. She is a regular adjudicator for the Junos and FACTOR.

Accompanying artist: Thurein Myint An eclectic and accomplished artist, teacher, producer, Thurein Myint started his music production career at the tender age of 14 in his family's analog studio (Musicworld Studios) in his native country of Burma. He’s been a professional songwriter and musician for over 25 years, playing classical and jazz guitar both as a solo artist and in his Jazz trio band (Thurein Myint Jazz Trio) across Canada and overseas. He is a coveted for-hire studio and gigging musician and has served on the committee of the Kiwanis Music Festival, with special designation as Discipline Captain for the Popular Music category. He continues to ply his trade at both local theatres and international music festivals, keeping him in touch with the needs of the audience.Tickets may be purchased online 24/7 or by calling the Box Office at 250-368-9669 from Monday to Friday 12-4 pm. Only individuals in the same household, or your “double bubble”, may be seated together. Tell us who you would like to sit with in the 'comments' section when purchasing your tickets on-line or call us at the box office 250-368-9669.

For the safety and comfort of our staff, performers and audience members, all attendees must abide by our COVID protocols:

Maximum of fifty people per show. Only individuals in the same household, or your “double bubble”, may be seated together. Physically distanced seatings between 'bubbles'. All shows are General Admission so that we can better manage physical distancing. All patrons must wear masks once inside our building and throughout the performance. Once seated, you must stay seated until the end of the performance. We will not have an intermission or concession/bar services.

Physical tickets will NOT be issued for our 6 Beats Apart performances. We will check your name against a guest list at the door. Ensure that you have received email confirmation of your ticket purchase before attending. Contact the box office if you did not receive a confirmation. On-line ticket sales end 3 hours before show time.

Not feeling well? Please stay home! We'll give you a full refund.

More info about our COVID19 Protocols & Adaptations? Visit trail-arts.com.

Our 6 Beats Apart Series is sponsored by Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Century 21, McEwan Law, Trail Beer Refinery and Teck Metals Ltd. Our programming is made possible thanks to funding from the Government of British Columbia, BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, Canadian Heritage, and the Vancouver Foundation.

Venue

The Bailey Theatre
1501 Cedar Avenue
Trail BC V1R 4C7


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This is a general admission performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the theatre.

Doors open 1/2 hour prior to start of performance.