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Emm Gryner – Album Release Show

  • Location: Aeolian Hall Musical Arts Association 795 Dundas Street East
    London ON N5W 2X6
  • Cost: $30 Adv. / $35 Doors
  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Telephone: 519-672-7950
Emm Gryner – Album Release Show

Emm Gryner is an award- winning singer, songwriter, actor and best-selling author. Emm sang and played keyboards in David Bowie’s band, and appears on numerous recordings, including his landmark 1999 SNL appearance, Bowie at The Beeb and Toy. Bowie’s acclaimed Glastonbury 2000 documents her performance in front of more than 100,000 fans at Worthy Farm. With Trapper she shared arena stages with Def Leppard, and she also helped bring the first music video recorded in outer space to the world.

Detroit radio formed the soundtrack of Emm’s life and career and her brand new record is a celebration of that music. From Motown, jazz and pop, to Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac and the Doobies, Business & Pleasure is infused with the sunshine soul and stellar playing of the late 70s and early 80s. These songs, produced by Fred Mollin, written with poet Michael Holmes, and recorded with drummer Shannon Forrest (Toto), keyboardist Pat Coil (Michael McDonald), bassist Larry Paxton (Alison Krauss), and guitarists Tom Bukovac (Taylor Swift) and Pat Buchanan (Hall & Oates, Dolly Parton), embody a take on yacht rock that sails deep into the 2020s and introduce the world to a bold new character: a powerful woman whose passion, presence, conviction, humor and grace serves to unite the world in music, joy and love, once again.

Special Guest - The MacKinlays
The MacKinlays, as they’re known on stage, have been performing practically their whole lives. Formed in 2013, the sisters have opened for artists such as Emm Gryner, Stacey Kay, Zach Neil, and comedian Gerry Dee. Besides performing, The MacKinlays are avid songwriters. They draw inspiration from artists such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, HAIM, Shania Twain, and Harry Styles. In 2022, they released their debut single, “Set You Free”.

Special Guest - Michael Holmes
Michael Holmes is a Canadian author, poet, songwriter and literary editor with several published works. He co-wrote ten songs on “Business & Pleasure”, the forthcoming album from Juno-nominated recording artist Emm Gryner. Michael holds a PhD in English and is the Executive Editor at celebrated Canadian literary publisher, ECW Press.

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