Toronto’s music scene is known for its diversity and richness, with local artists bringing their unique sounds to the city. The renowned concert series, Candlelight will showcase three talented artists in upcoming performances promising an unforgettable night. Joanna Majoko, Thompson Egbo-Egbo, and Zenesoul will take the stage in Candlelight’s intimate and atmospheric setting to perform some of your favourite music with their own twist.
Meet the women of Jazz with Joanna Majoko
For many Canadian music fans, the name Joanna Majoko is a familiar one. The Toronto-based artist has established a reputation as one of Canada’s most exciting young singers to follow. Her music fuses different styles, like jazz, soul, and r&b, to create soulful songs. And now she’ll sweep you away in an intimate Candlelight concert on June 6, celebrating the women who shaped jazz.
Joanna’s Women of Jazz concert will feature some of the most iconic songs performed by female jazz singers over the years. These songs will include Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, among other. In addition, Joanna will perform some of her originals to delight your senses.
From jazz to hip-hop with Thompson Egbo-Egbo
On May 23, multi-talented pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo will light up Toronto with an enchanting Jazz Classic Piano concert. Alongside his trio, featuring Jeff Halischuk on drums and Randall Hall on bass, Thompson will deliver a unique and intimate Candlelight concert featuring classic jazz compositions by Duke Ellington and Mancini, as well as some of Thompson’s originals like “The Set Up” and “Trinity.”
But if you want to get hyped, reserve June 27 on your calendar. Thompson will perform a Hip-Hop Classics concert featuring a medley of songs by iconic hip-hop artists like Notorious B.I.G., Coolio, Eminem, and Dr. Dre. So, get ready to indulge in Thompson’s exceptional piano skills and ability to fuse different genres seamlessly in this one-of-a-kind candlelit concert. With his unique style and dedication to his craft, Thompson Egbo-Egbo is one of the local artists whose music you won’t want to miss.
Indulge in lush r&b with Zenesoul
A rising star in Toronto’s local music scene, Zenesoul is known for her soulful voice and captivating stage presence. On August 3, she’ll perform an R&B concert as part of the Candlelight series, with two showtimes at 7:45 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. The concert promises to be a mesmerizing experience for R&B fans, featuring songs by some of the greatest artists in the genre, including John Legend, Maxwell, Michael Jackson, and Alicia Keys, to name a few.
As she showcases her incredible talent and passion for music surrounded by a sea of candles, Zenesoul’s performance will surely be a highlight in the Candlelight concert series. With her unique style and dedication to her craft, Zenesoul is one of the local artists whose music you won’t want to miss.