Music @ Quidi Vidi

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Quidi Vidi Village Plantation, 10 Maple View Road

Each Music @ concert opens with a youth performer coordinated by NL Folk Arts Society, and features a main performer act. The concerts are free to attend and are family-friendly.

Opening Youth Performer: Rachel Cousins

Rachel Cousins is 15 years old has been singing since the tender age of two. She has performed alongside Serena Ryder in St. John’s, performed in front of full houses at Hugh’s Room and the Hard Rock Café in Toronto and performed two slots on Radio ECMA in Sydney, NS in April 2016. She was a part of Bell media’s songwriting Challenge in August and also part of the Club One new Releases show. She also attended MusicNL week in Bonavista in October where she had a showcase performance. She made her first music video in 2016 and had two original songs listed on a top 100 list of east coast music as named by CIOE Halifax. She is currently working on her first EP.

Feature Preformer: Quote the Raven

Quote the Raven are a folk duo from Newfoundland consisting of Kirsten Rodden-Clarke and Jordan Coaker. The two have been performing together for a number of years and their rich harmonies are reminiscent of music from the 60's. Their influences include The Civil Wars, Passenger, The Milk Carton Kids, and the Mamas and the Papas. Their first EP called Misty Mountains was released in May of 2016 to great reception, and the two completed a Newfoundland wide tour supporting the album in the summer of 2016. The duo were nominated for folk album of the year and Bell Aliant Rising Star of the year for the 2016 MusicNL awards, and have been receiving regular radio play across Newfoundland and the maritimes.