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Ponderosas to debut in Oceanside

The Ponderosas - Submitted photo
The Ponderosas
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The Ponderosas will be making their Vancouver Island debut in an all ages concert at the Errington Hall Sat., Jan. 14.

Fixtures on the Vancouver urban music scene, The Ponderosas are a young, up-and-coming R&B, soul and reggae band with mesmerizing vocal harmonies, upbeat urban grooves, and exciting Latin rhythms. Their original songs create positive energy and have been known to induce impromptu dancing at venues like the Yale, Anza Club, Biltmore Cabaret and Backstage Lounge.

Singer/songwriters Janette King and Kristie McCracken play guitar, keys, and vocals and they front the band, which features Dave Taylor on bass, Chris Couto on congas/percussion, and Ian Pierre Cardona on drums. Reaching across genres and audiences, The Ponderosas merge diverse cultural backgrounds, individual interests, and different musical paths into a unique sound.

Opening for The Ponderosas is local duo Lemon Tree with coffee house favourites Chloe and Sidney Ellston.

Tickets are $15 at The Errington Store, Cranky Dog Music in Parksville and Heaven on Earth in Qualicum Beach. Admission for children under 12 is only $5 at the door and free for under 5. The show is Jan. 14 at 8 p.m.

 

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