Jacquie Drew began her musical training at age 4 and was taught to play chords on the piano by her singing and songwriting mother. The middle of three musical daughters, Jacquie, and her family moved to Alberta during the oil boom years, settling in Calgary, where she took piano lessons and played in school bands. Find Calgary live music Calgary live entertainment. Calgary lives music shows...
Whether you’re in Calgary or the surrounding area – yes, I’m happy to perform Christmas music for your special event. I can also include a little comedy, and fun audience participation. I actually love the holiday season, and brushing up all these great old tunes. This year I’m giving them a fresh update with some background vocals and new arrangements on my HeadRush 4 – Channel Loop Station. So that means I can sing both “Just hear those sleigh bells ringing, and ting-ting-tingling too” PLUS the “Ring-a-linga-linga ding dong ding” backgrounds – ha ha. I’ve also got som ..read more
Ever been to a house concert, i.e. where a professional musician plays acoustically right in someone’s living room? Recently I had the pleasure of playing for some friends at their home in Calgary; they’d put on an amazing meal, and I thought it would be fun to get out the guitar and jam. It was just amazingly fun. Some songs my friends even sang with, or played along with – as my friend’s husband also played bass! It was a blast – and it reminded me of how fun playing in a circle around the living room or backyard is. So I guess that make ..read more
This spring, I took a 7-week course in how to do Stand-up Comedy. I learned a ton about writing comedy, and performed in comedy competition for their various students, held at the Dog & Duck on April 21. I placed third – not too bad! The Executive Director, Stuart Hughes is a great guy doing a marvellous service for the community, so I wanted to give him a hand with a few things. My business, Tenato Strategy, is helping to promote some ticket sales for a good cause (HUGS: Canadians helping Ukraine)- and I’ll be providing some musical support to open the shows. Check ..read more