Date
Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
Featuring
Begonia
Roman Clarke
Location
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Address
205 - 20th Street, Brandon, MB, Canada
 
Advance Cost
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Adult Contemporary Soul

On one end of the spectrum there are varieties of the Begonia which can be a dark, grievous, rough around the edges. And on the other end, a petite and elegant flower. In between, the plant attempts to harmonize its two poles, forming an array of varieties that each borrow from the delicate and the unseemly. It is in this same vein that Begonia (Alexa Dirks) finds herself, trying to find a balance. 

Known for her voice in the Juno Award winning harmony driven group Chic Gamine, Dirks has a timbre that recalls the golden age of soul, proud and courageous. And yet it still returns to the ground, finding a quietness, a hesitant intimacy. Joined in studio by producers Matt Schellenberg (Royal Canoe) and Matt Peters (Royal Canoe, Close Talker), the collection of songs that forms Begonia's Lady In Mind lets the extremes of Dirks' past and present coalesce into a sound that is both battle hymn and breakbeat body mover, incorporating themes which are confident in and of themselves, and yet sometimes caught in the middle. 
 

Video

Out Of My Head | Audiotree North by Begonia

Let You Fall by Roman Clarke

Music

Hot Dog Stand (Single)

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"Hot Dog Stand" by Begonia

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"Faithful Man" by Roman Clarke

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