Friday, October 24, 2014

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: A trip to the Bluebird Cafe

Victoria Banks performs a song at the Mae
Wilson Theatre on Oct. 24, 2014 as part of the
A Night at the Bluebird Cafe benefit concert
for the Moose Jaw Health Foundation.
Times-Herald photo by Lisa Goudy
By Lisa Goudy

A keyboard, two guitars and three voices was all it took to create a blissful ambiance in the Mae Wilson Theatre on Friday night.

“There’s something so amazing about hearing a songwriter sing their own material and it’s very moving, I find,” said singer/songwriter Victoria Banks before Friday’s show. “It’s an emotional experience, hearing the songs coming from the people that wrote them and what they mean.”

Joined by fellow singer/songwriters Phil Barton and Emily Shackelton, the trio created harmonies and sounds comparable to what anyone would hear at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, a place all three Nashville-based artists perform often.

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