Promotional poster for Vancouver Island jazz singer Edie Daponte’s show at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 11, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Promotional poster for Vancouver Island jazz singer Edie Daponte’s show at the Knox United Church in Parksville on Nov. 11, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Jazz singer Edie Daponte plays Knox United Church in Parksville on Remembrance Day

Performance will include songs by Vera Lynn, Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich

Celebrated Vancouver Island jazz singer Edie Daponte is bringing her new show ‘We’ll Meet Again’ to Parksville for a special matinee showing at the Knox United Church (345 Pym St., Parksville)

Daponte is delighted to share the show with the audience on Remembrance Day, Nov. 11, from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

The audience will be transported to the Second World War to relive the songs of Vera Lynn, Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich; the voices that offered comfort and hope to forces and civilians alike. Daponte pays homage to their classic songs with her soaring and stirring vocal renditions.

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She will be joined by her longtime collaborator Joey Smith on guitar (arranger with Glen Miller Orchestra) and Damian Graham on drums. Through carefully chosen songs, the audience can expect a captivating afternoon of music and storytelling.

Tickets are $30 each, and available at Close to You Boutique or Fireside Books in Parksville. Tickets are also available online at www.eventbrite.ca with the Knox United Church as the venue.

Face masks or coverings must be worn and proof of vaccination will be required before entry.

– NEWS Staff, submitted

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