Laura Kelsey writes and sings a variety of music styles for events and recordings. Hear recorded samples here.
Fall 2022 events:
Oct. 12 – Matthew Good at The Tidemark Theatre, Campbell River
Oct. 13 – Matthew Good at McPherson Playhouse, Victoria
Oct. 14 – Matthew Good at Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay
Oct. 15 – Matthew Good at The Port Theatre, Nanaimo
Oct. 22 – Duncan Farmers’ Market, 10 am-2 pm
Nov. 26 – Fundraiser at The Queen’s, 7:30 pm
Dec. 10 – Hearth event at Cedar Community Hall, 6 pm
Dec 14 – Harbour City House Concert with The Co-Conspirators, 7 pm
Dec. 31 – Globe New Year event
Summer 2022 events:
May 5 – The Queen’s in Nanaimo, 7 pm
May 7 – The Nanaimo Bar with Carl Longstaff, 9 pm
May 26 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
June 12 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
June 16 – Private event
June 25 – Duncan Farmers’ Market, 10 am-2 pm
June 26 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
July 8 – Wolf Brewing, 7-9 pm
July 10 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
July 13 – Island Roots Market, 2-6 pm
July 23 – Islands Folk Festival
July 24 – Cedar Farmers’ Market, 10 am – 2 pm
July 28 – Sonic Summer Nights, 7 pm
Aug. 7 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
Aug. 21 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
Aug. 27 – Sober Fest, Langford
Sept. 4 – The Qualicum Beach Cafe, 3-6 pm
Sept. 9 – Country Club Centre, 7-9 pm
Sept. 17 – Shine the Arts, Vancouver Island Conference Centre
little winters is a double-single release (2022): “fog the mirror” and “the cold makes you” were recorded by Paul Cimolini at Canary Sound in Lantzville, B.C.
“Grabbing a Ghost” is a single released in 2022 and recorded at Little Island Studios by Winston Hauschild.
“A Foolish Thing” is a single released in 2021 and recorded at Little Island Studios by Winston Hauschild.
From the Woods (2020) is a home-recorded collection of songs that were written while living in a cabin in the Cariboo. Made possible with a grant from Creative BC.
Otta Sotta: The End of the Ocean? (2019) is a six-track collection of songs inspired by the ocean and the conservation work of Farley Mowat; and also accompanies a 26-minute compilation film.
“Love is a Spell” (2018) is a home-recorded single featuring Nanaimo pianist Scott Arkell.
“My Time” is a single released in 2014 and recorded at The Beach Studio in Calgary, Alberta. All proceeds form the song go to Women Against Violence Against Women in Vancouver, B.C.
Prisoner of Thought (2014) is a home-recorded collection of demo songs available for free download.
“Run Outta Road” is a single released in 2011 recorded at The Armoury in Vancouver, B.C., and is featured in the short film Pirette.
Laura has written, provided vocals for and performed with a number of acts and recordings, including Dispell, The Water Table and Ringbearer.
“Restless,” the latest single from Builder & the Banshee:
Builder & the Banshee: A Hand Holding the Matchbook (2019) is a seven-track, home-recorded album.
Dispell: The Quick Fix was released in 2018 after four years of the band writing and gigging together in Vancouver, B.C.
The Water Table was a collaboration between Laura and beat artist Tyler W.
The Jaw of the Land is a song off of Ringbearer’s album King Under the Mountain featuring Laura.