JOSE MIGUEL CONTRERAS (By Divine Right)
Thursday, Sept 17 – 6pm
// Julie Fader Bio
A multi-instrumentalist, Julie plays guitar, wurlitzer, flute and melodica. In addition to being a touring member of the Sarah Harmer band, her contributions were featured on the Juno and Polaris nominated ‘I’m A Mountain’. She is a member of Great Lake Swimmers, touring both the band’s third release, ‘Ongiara’, and current Polaris nominated release ‘Lost Channels’. She appears on Chad Van Gaalen’s latest release ‘Soft Airplane’, singing on the CBC favourite ‘Willow Tree’ and on Attack In Black’s ‘Years (By One Thousand Fingertips)’.
// Brian Borcherdt Bio
Brian Borcherdt is a Canadian singer-songwriter, who has been both a solo artist and a member of Burnt Black, Trephines, Hot Carl, By Divine Right, Junior Blue and Holy Fuck. He founded an independent music collective and record label, Dependent Music. His new solo record Coyotes is a quiet and stripped down record produced by José Miguel Contreras of By Divine Right.
// Jose Miguel Contreras Bio
José Miguel Contreras is a Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist, who performs as the lead vocalist for the indie rock band By Divine Right. In the mid-2000s, Contreras began producing and mixing albums for other Toronto-based artists, including The Meligrove Band, SS Cardiacs, Spitfires & Mayflowers, The Bicycles and Lily Frost. His exciting blend of driving melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and an open-hearted approach to his craft, places this artist in a league of his own. Inspired by the joy of self exploration and the quest for beauty in all forms, José invites the listener on introspective and provocative journey into his personal world of soul music.