Monday, March 13, 2023

Angelique Francis

Angelique Francis is a versatile and exceptionally gifted musician and her Roots Music Report’s Canadian Chart #1 album Long River has spent over 30 weeks on the tally…and counting! This multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist, multi-genre singer-songwriter, and composer has wowed audiences across the globe with her electrifying performances, instrumental abilities, and powerful textured vocals. She is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including Blues, Soul, Folk, Jazz, Gospel, and Rock. Angelique has shared the stage/opened for a large roster of well-known musicians such as Gary Clark Jr, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Gales, Keb’ Mo’, Jimmy Vivino, Beth Hart, Tom Cochran, Burton Cummings, Sugar Ray, and the list goes on. Her diversity, passion and love of music can be heard in all of her original compositions.

This highly sought-after musician hosted the 2022 Maple Blues awards (Canadian blues music awards), won two Maple Blues Awards for new artist of the year and bassist of the year last month, and was a feature act at the Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea festival (Miami to Jamaica), Grolsch Blues Festival (Germany), Sighisoara Blues Festival (Romania), Massey Hall, Montreal Jazz Festival, Mariposa Folk Fest, Calgary Folk fest, Canmore Folk Fest, Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa Blues Festival, London Home County Festival, Mont-Tremblant Blues Festival, Trios-Rivieres Blues festival, Ottawa Folk Fest, Val-d’Or Blues Fest, Calabogie Blues Festival and many more.

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