“Mashes together James Brown, the Family Stone, Otis Redding and the Memphis Horns in one slick, rock ‘n’ roll package, and tops it off with the spirit of gospel” – OTTAWA CITIZEN
Blending 60s soul fire with impassioned vocals and songwriting, St. Paul & the Broken Bones are killing it on the international music scene. Their take-no-prisoners live show has earned them legions of fans across Europe and North America. This Alabama-based 8-piece soul band is led by PAUL JANEWAY, a former bank teller whose vocals draw frequent comparisons to soul legends like Otis Redding and Al Green. During the band’s feverish performances, Janeway screams, croons and often dives into the audience. Following the success of their debut album “Half the City,” St. Paul & The Broken Bones’ critically acclaimed sophomore album “Sea of Noise” was released in 2016. This high voltage band makes its debut at TD JazzFest 2018.
SKAMpede is Theatre SKAM’s 10th annual outdoor live performance festival and is for the first time, FREE! The festival runs July 14th and 15th along the Galloping Goose trail and Harbour Road and will offer 14 different mini shows, ranging from dance to song, and theatre to spoken word. Each show is site-specific, designed for folks of all ages, and accessible by any legal Galloping Goose transportation. Described and ASL Interpreted tours are available during the festival and audiences requiring such services are encouraged to contact Theatre SKAM at skam.ca. SKAMpede will be offering special events during the festival including an opening ceremony hosted by Lekwungen Traditional dancers, a 10th Birthday party, a happy hour silent auction, and a ritzy sneak preview called Friday Night Feast. You can reach us at skam.ca.