One of North America’s most popular performers is just making a name for herself here in Chicago. Serena Ryder, the 3-time Juno award winner tore the roof off S.P.A.C.E. in Evanston last night. An intimate group of XRT listeners were treated to a full (free!) concert from Ryder thanks to Kendall Jackson Wine.
He album, Harmony was released in Canada last November and is finally making a U.S. debut later this month. You’re heard her award-winning song, “Stompa” rockin’ on XRT and the groovy track already has over 700,000 views on YouTube. Sporting a Flying V Guitar, Serena told us she got the guitar specifically for the new record, and she wanted “Stompa” to have a T-Rex sound, but it ended up having a T-Rex meets Ella Fitzgerald sound instead.
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Canadian singer and songwriter, Serena Ryder, stopped by the XRT Studios to play three new tracks from her new album, Harmony. The album was released in Canada in November of last year, but it won’t be out in the States until later this month. Harmony has already been nominated for two Juno awards in Canada including one for best Adult Alternative Album of the year. She was also nominated for Single Of The Year for her emerging song, “Stompa” – you’ve heard it rockin’ on XRT.
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Yeah! How’s that warm air feeling on your skin? We’ve had quite the chilly spring so far in Chicago, but with the current warm-up we’re experiencing, spring fever should be in full effect this weekend. […]
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