Bands on the Bay: Sarah Smith
July 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bands on the Bay: Free Summer Concerts
A free concert overlooking the bay? This is The Thing To Do on a summer Tuesday evening! Performances are held outside on our bayside deck, or inside in case of rain from June to August, accompanied by our cash bar.
Sarah Smith is a fiercely talented Canadian singer/songwriter, known for her powerful and compelling stage performances and the bold humanity of her songwriting.
After honing her craft as a member of proto-Punk band The Joys, Sarah has spent the last 15 years as a solo artist, touring relentlessly throughout Canada, while also building a growing and deeply loyal fan base in key parts of the United States and Europe. She has been honoured with over 25 Canadian Independent industry awards for her work, and has shared the stage with some of the most respected Canadian artists of all time, including Carole Pope, Sass Jordan, Joel Plaskett, Bif Naked, as well as International acts like Melissa Etheridge, Nancy Wilson and KT Tunstall.
She has steadily released original music over the past decade, including 2021’s Songs From When the World Went Still and Sarah Smith and the Lovers of London.
A native of London, Ontario, Sarah recently moved to Pender Island, off the coast of mainland British Columbia where she has experienced a personal rebirth and a revitalization of her creative artistry. The balance she has rediscovered in life has translated into new and exciting creative endeavours and re- energized her desire to become an international touring artist.
Sarah Smith is an artist of uncommon ability, unrivalled authenticity, who connects with all who encounter her remarkable songs and live performances.
Sarah is an inspiring advocate for mental health and well-being. She uses her platform to not only play shows, but to also share her story and support organizations like the Canadian Mental Health Association, Addictions Services of Thames Valley, My Sister’s Place, Anova, and Vanier Children’s Services. Through her social activism, Sarah is helping to make a real difference in the lives of many.
Be sure to visit www.sarahsmithmusic.com for all info on Sarah Smith!