Music Series

 We are happy to welcome

Georgette Fry

on September 29 at 8pm

 

 

 

 

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Juno nominated Georgette Fry is an accomplished blues and jazz vocalist from Kingston, Ontario. A well-loved veteran of the concert and festival circuit, she receives rave reviews for her live performances. A “powerful and expressive singer”; she has taken her considerable talent to audiences in South Africa, the United States and across Canada.

Her debut album “Rites of Passage” received a Juno nomination in 1995 while her second release, “Georgette – Live” earned her: the Jazz Report Award for Blues Musician of the Year and two Real Blues Magazine Awards for Best Canadian Blues Vocalist (1997, 1998). Georgette is also a talented songwriter and seven tracks on her third release “Let Me Drive” are originals. In June 2007 she released her latest CD “back in a moment…” to critical acclaim.

She has received multiple nominations from Maple Blues Awards for “Female Vocalist of the Year”. In January 2004 she received Real Blues Awards for “Best Blues Songwriter”, “Best Blues Release – Female Artist” (Let Me Drive) and Best Canadian Blues Vocalist (Female). In 2006 CBC’s “Saturday Night Blues” awarded her the “Great Canadian Blues Award”. Georgette shares this honour with past winners such as Colin James, Long John Baldry and Colin Linden. She has lately been honoured to be included on the Toronto Blues Society’s album “Women’s Blues Revue LIVE” and on CBC’s Saturday Night Blues “20 Year Compilation CD”.

Check out her music here

 

Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal – Civil Division
We are proud to announce that Shout Sister’s founder, Georgette Fry has been chosen as a recipient of the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal – Civil Division.
This award recognizes Canadians for a “deed or an activity that has been performed in a highly professional manner, or according to a very high standard: often innovative, this deed or activity sets an example for others to follow, improves the quality of life of a community and brings benefit or honour to Canada.”
Georgette was presented with this medal at a ceremony in Ottawa on June 23, 2017.

          

 

 

 

 

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