Doors at 8:30 p.m., Show at 9 p.m.
$12 at the door
Naturally gifted and highly trained, Joanna Majoko has been captivating audiences with her voice since she was 14. Born to German & Zimbabwean parents, Joanna grew up in a culturally diverse home - a home that moved from Germany to Zimbabwe, South Africa, and finally to Canada in 2001. Growing up, she was exposed to a rich practice of music and dance, participating in everything from choirs, musicals, drum ensembles, to traditional Zimbabwean dance groups. After relocating to Central Canada, Joanna continued to involve herself in the Arts and her growing love of jazz brought her to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Jazz Studies - Honours degree from the University of Manitoba in the Spring of 2014. Although her greatest affinity is jazz, Joanna is versatile within many musical genres, having worked with numerous accomplished Canadian and American recording artists including Blue Note recording artist, Otis Brown III, Ulysess Owens Jr., Michael Olatuja, and the Canadian Hip Hop sensation, The Lytics.
Chelsey Bennett is a fresh voice on the Canadian music scene, bringing hot soul originals with a contemporary flavour to Toronto audiences since 2014. Her current residency at The Poetry Cafe is in the heart of the multicultural Kensington Market scene and has created an exciting buzz in the industry. Chelsey is known for her deep musicality, hot fashion sense, and authentic soulful sound as heard on her first E.P. “No End”. Watch for her upcoming live-off-the-floor video, set to release in January 2018!