Local songstress Leanne Hoffman celebrates the release of her long-awaited solo album – What Remains – with a show at The Carleton on Thursday, May 30th. Juno nominee Kellie Loder will be opening the show. Show time is 9 PM and advanced tickets are $12 or you can pay $15 at the door.
Singer-songwriter Leanne Hoffman has a voice that is as haunting as it is angelic. She has the rare ability to dress a beautiful melody with content that is both biting and elegant. With lyrics beyond her years, and a smart, sarcastic tone, her audiences are left captivated and wanting more.
Her duo project Magnolia, achieved success throughout Atlantic Canada, charting on campus radio throughout the Maritimes and receiving considerable CBC play nation-wide.
An active force in the Atlantic Canadian music scene, Leanne is in high demand as a backup vocalist, contributing to award winning albums and high-quality live performances since 2011. Her infatuating stage-presence, and effortless harmonies have taken her throughout Canada, The US, and Europe.
Her passion for finding universal meaning in the everyday lyrics of life have lead her to record her debut solo album with Award Winning Producer, Erin Costelo. With a sound reminiscent of Lou Reed, and the pop-electric feel of Metric, What Remains is an album that demands attention, just like it’s creator.
There is something truly extraordinary about Juno Award–nominee Kellie Loder.
It can be found in the poignant lyrics set against melodic folk/pop, and in the singer/songwriter’s electrifying live shows which simultaneously inspire profound emotion in listeners while charming them with sparkling anecdotes.
For proof, listen to her most recent single “Fearless”, which is already receiving high praise and chosen as the soundtrack behind an IMAX Trailer for Superpower Dogs , narrated by Chris Evans (Captain America), as well as her brilliant and emotive third album, Benefit of the Doubt, elevating subjects from intoxicating love to the exquisite pain of growing apart.
It’s these songs that, in 2018, have offered her nominations for CFMA Contemporary Singer of the Year, MusicNL Ron Hynes Songwriter of the Year, Female Artist of the Year & Pop Artist of the Year; the 2018 RBC Master in Residence in Edmonton; and put her on the same stage as Steven Page, Stephen Fearing, and Alan Doyle.
Anyone who has heard Loder or watched her perform knows one thing is certain: she is a towering talent about to explode on the world stage.