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Tower of Song: A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen

September 23, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

$39.90

When Leonard Cohen sang these words, the Tower of Song was a metaphor for the inspiration that flows between songwriters, each toiling away on their own, but connected by their shared craft. Moved by this concept, celebrated BC singer-songwriters Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone, collaborated to produce a project that is a dialogue through song and a tribute to the legendary songwriter. Reimagining both rare and classic works of Cohen, the duo have crafted a sound that resonates with both longtime Cohen fans and a younger audience.

Tower of Song began as a one-off tribute night for a packed house at Vancouver’s The Media Club, and has since grown into a nationally touring folk duo. Produced by Garramone, she invited fellow Victoria musician Oliver Swain, and the show gave Swain and Garramone the chance to grow their musical chemistry. Together as Tower of Song the two have arranged some of Cohen’s timeless songs beautifully, for two voices, banjo, string bass, piano and guitar.

Details

Date:
September 23, 2023
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
$39.90
Website:
https://www.marywinspear.ca/event/tower-song-creative-tribute-leonard-cohen

Organizer

Mary Winspear Centre
Phone
250-656-0275
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Venue

Mary Winspear Centre
2243 Beacon Avenue
Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1W9 Canada
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Phone
250-656-0275
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