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Presented by Encore Ottawa

With the fiery rock spirit of Heart’s Nancy Wilson and the timeless soul of Etta James, Crystalena’s music moves and soothes in a way that only truth can. Blooming from a young age to records of Sade, lovers of ethereal piano soundscapes can hear her highlight melodies with entrancing and haunting vocal storms. While authentically sewing her sound together with purpose and passion, Crystalena’s slow-burning lyricism ranges in subject matters from complex social justice issues to the intimate and emotional workings of the human heart.

Tune in on RogersTV Channel 22 (cable & free streaming) to watch this performance.

Filmed at the Shenkman Arts Centre in fall 2020, Encore Ottawa set the stage for 16 #ottmusic acts to record a live set with professional crew support and hyper-safe working conditions with respect to COVID-19. These live tapings adhered to the health and safety guidelines of Ottawa Public Health and the Province of Ontario at all times. View Encore Ottawa Production Safety notes.

About Encore Ottawa

Produced by the Ottawa Music Industry Coalition in partnership with Rogers TV, Apartment613, Shenkman Arts Centre and Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe, Encore Ottawa is a unique collaboration between non-profit organizations, local arts media, and the City of Ottawa; made possible thanks to Ontario Creates and the Ottawa Music Development Fund.

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