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Month: January 2014

Cécile Doo-Kingué Returns for Magnolia Concert Series

This post was originally supposed to appear last week and failed to due so due to a scheduling error, apologies.

Montreal’s Cécile Doo-Kingué returns to Saint John at the Magnolia Cafe, this Friday January 31st. Her deep, soulful vocals compliment her dazzling blues fretwork and African Folk influence. Doo-Kingué, a first generation New Yorker born to Cameroonian immigrants, has lived in France and the US before becoming a resident of Montréal. In addition to appearances at the Montreal Jazz Festival, she has accomplished an extensive amount of collaboration and production, including mixing the United Steel Workers of Montreal albums, Broken Trucks and Bottles and Kerosene & Coal. In 2008, Doo-Kingué and Gern f. of USWOM started Chick Pickin’ Mondays, a night promoting women singer-songwriters.

Montréalaise, Cécile Doo-Kingué, est de retour à Saint Jean ce vendredi 31 janvier à Magnolia Cafe. Sa voix sauve complimente sa guitare blues éblouissante, à la fois les rythmes afro-traditionnelles. Doo-Kingué, nés à New York des parents camerounais, a vécu en France et aux États-Unis avant de devenir résidente de Montréal. En plus de ses apparitions au Festival de Jazz de Montréal, elle a accompli nombreuses collaborations et productions, y compris le mix des deux albums des United Steelworkers of Montreal: Broken Trucks and Bottles et Kerosene & Coal. En 2008, Doo-Kingué et Gern f. de USWOM a réalisé Chick Pickin’ Mondays, une soirée de promotion des femmes auteurs-compositeurs.

This just in: Magnolia is strongly urging attendants to reserve their seats, as their concerts have thus far been packed to capacity.