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Maverick Magazine as a “Lady of Conviction”, Cree, Canadian Folk Singer-songwriter, Phyllis Sinclair has earned international attention for her songs of truth and triumph.  Canada’s premier Folk, Roots, Blues and World Beat magazine, Penguin Eggs described her song “North Coast Fisher Wife’s Prayer” as positively impressive.” In 2008, she recorded Fathomless Tales from Leviathan’s Hole, an album that earned her a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award nomination for Best Folk Acoustic Album. From this album her song, “The Manicure” was selected by Musicians for a Cause to be included in their double CD set, “More Life in the Years”. The proceeds from this album went toward continued research to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Her song was selected out of over 350,000 entries world wide. In 2011, she released her third album “Dreams of the Washerwomen. This album was selected by Radio Canada’s International sector as a “Best New Recording by a Canadian Artist. ”  It also earned her a Canadian Aboriginal Music Award for Best Folk Acoustic Album. Phyllis’ has toured the UK, Australia and Canada. A seasoned performer, story-teller, and speaker, Phyllis Sinclair continues to write songs rich in passion and experience.

 

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SHOW QUOTES
“Phyllis Sinclair’s show was a treasure. We had never heard her in a complete concert before, and were blown away as we came to realized the depth of her talent and the strength of her professionalism.”

                                             Peter Opryshko , Heartwood Folk Club, Athabasca, AB

Phyllis Sinclair is one of those singers whose life, stories and musicality are perfectly blended – her art is her life, and it shows. You can feel her reality and are uplifted by it through her remarkable voice and songs.”
                                                       Tom Shoebridge, McDonald’s Corners, ON


“Phyllis had our audience absolutely enthralled with her stories and wonderful stage presence, intelligent commentary, catchy melodies and engaging lyrics. She has made quite a few new fans in Montreal and we hope she comes back this way again.”
                                                             Isabelle Delage, The Side Door, Montreal, QC

“Many have subsequently remarked on what an amazing voice you have – such control, such range – with song writing and storytelling skills to match.”
                                                         The Gallery House Concert Society, Calgary, AB

“I heard Phyllis at Lathones near St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. Phyllis was a revelation to me. I am now a fan.    
                                                                           Patrick Marks, St. Andrews, Scotland  

“How moved I am by your music. I ‘m happy to bring your music to a wider audience, and know that our listeners here and around the world will have their lives enriched by your wonderful gift.”
                                                         Brenda Silk Radio Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

“Sinclair is a perceptive and compassionate observer, using single events – some small, some catastrophic – to reveal the essence of entire lifetimes.”

                                                            
Ron Chalmers , Legacy Magazine

 

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INQUIRIES
For Bookings and General Inquries send email to:

phyllis@phyllissinclair.com

COMING UP
October 15, 2016 @ 8pm
Vermilion Folk Club

Royal Canadian Legion Hall

5037  50th Avenue

Vermilion, Alberta, Canada

Tickets $20.00

Contact: Gwen Gochee

gwgochee@mcsnet.ca