West My Whom?
Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, West My Friend has an acoustic blend of instruments and three-part harmonies that challenges the conventions of popular music. The band features pure and thrillingly elastic vocals with catchy arrangements of guitar, mandolin, and accordion that draw from jazz, classical, folk, and pop influences. Inspired by artists such as Owen Pallett, the Barenaked Ladies, Joanna Newsom, the Beach Boys, The Decemberists, and the Punch Brothers, and forged from a sonically adventurous acoustic music scene on Canada’s west coast, West My Friend is proving to be a key part of a new generation of grassroots folk music. Read the full bio here.
Guitar, Vocals / Eden Oliver
Mandolin, Vocals / Alex Rempel
Accordion, Vocals / Jeff Poynter
Spruce Top - Recorded at Fiddle Head Studios, Mayne Island BC
A Birthday - Recorded at Fiddle Head Studios, Mayne Island BC
Shape of a Home - Recorded live at Oak Bay United Church, Victoria BC
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Quiet Hum Tour
Break It Down, Build It Up
West My Friend introduces student audiences to music that they’ve probably never heard but in many ways already know. Through guided listening and lots of participation, students will gain insight into how West My Friend’s original songs are put together and discover that they already have the skills to write songs themselves! Click here for booking and more information.
Grammar Fight Records | firstname.lastname@example.org | 250.661.6998
School Performances: KBAM! Arts Management | 604.253.6965
Heather Kitching | 604.838.4968 | email@example.com
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2567 Cook Street, Victoria, BC, Canada V8T 3R8