Siobhan Walsh - A Tribute to Aretha Franklin Band is:
Siobhan Walsh - Lead Vocals Vanessa Walsh- Background Vocals Lauren Michelle- Background Vocals Adam Rohrlick - Guitar/Musical Director Derek DiFilippo - Bass Jonny Tobin - Keys Max Zipursky - Organ Jerry Cook - Saxophone/Flute Derry Byrne - Trumpet Adam Cormier - Drums
Siobhan Walsh - A Tribute to Aretha Franklin
Soulful, Powerful & Engaging
Experience the magic of timeless classics, performed with passion, purpose, & authenticity. The Siobhan Walsh Group's Tribute to Aretha Franklin will transport you back in time to a place where music meets the soul.
Performing all of her hits from "Respect" to "Chain of Fools" to "Natural Woman" and many more, the Siobhan Walsh Group will take you on an exciting journey through the music of the Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin.
With the powerhouse vocals of Siobhan Walsh, backed by a 2-pc. horn section, 2 backup vocalists, and a rhythm section made up of some of Vancouver's finest musicians, you will leave having experienced the unforgettable!
Siobhan Walsh is one of Vancouver's most versatile and authentic vocalists. With flavours of R&B, Neo-soul, Pop and Jazz, her music is bound to make you groove!
From Victoria, B.C., she grew up heavily immersed in the arts scene. Raised in a musical family, she began her career as an artist at the age of 8, performing lead roles and singing in musical theatre productions.
In 2006/07, Siobhan studied at Vancouver Island University as a vocalist in the Jazz Program. As an actor, she has worked in musical theatre, television, commercials and voice-over.
Siobhan currently leads her own Soul/R&B/Pop band, under her stage name "Siobhan" in addition to her "Tribute To Aretha Franklin" group. She was formerly in the Universal Gospel Choir as a lead soloist, performing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Orpheum Theatre.
She also performs co-lead and background vocals for Khari McClelland, Maya Rae, Side One, Groove & Tonic and InFamous Players to name a few. She is currently in the process of recording her first solo EP set to release Fall of 2019.
"Soulful, smooth, authentic and effortless, Siobhan Walsh invites her listeners to lean in as she commands the space with her vocal prowess and power." - Laila Biali (Multi award-winning Canadian artist)
"The Aretha show was wonderfully put together and expertly executed with a cast of very talented and sensitive musicians. I'd book this band again in a heartbeat." - Cory Weeds