September 8, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
They will take you on a sonic adventure of completely improvised music with influences from many genres of music including jazz, hip hop, afrobeat, funk and electronic music.
Charlene Smith, a.k.a. Charlee Queen XO or Queen C, is a spoken word artist, singer/songwriter, dancer/choreographer, yoga teacher, and spiritual/mental health mentor. As a dedicated scholar of Spiritual Philosophy, English literature and Genders studies, she is a woman determined to inspire self love through mind, body and spiritual understanding.
Charlene has been re-educating Western Canada about the Afro-Canadian experience as a Yoga teacher and Mental Health Educator since graduating from the University of Toronto with her Bachelor of Honours, and attaining her yoga certification in 2012. Using movement, music, poetry and ancestral philosophy to heal herself and her community for over a decade, Charlene’s authentic expression, both in art and in life, embodies the sacred message of the divine feminine: To thy own self be true.
Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428
Venue Website: https://yardbirdsuite.com
Band membersBob Tildesley - trumpet
Chris Andrew - keys
Rubim de Toledo - bass
Jamie Cooper - drums
Peter Belec - guitar
Special guest - Charlee aka “Queen C”
Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 7:00 pm.