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Elise LeBlanc & The Ridgeriders with Special Guests

November 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm11:30 pm

Round up your friends for a lively night of original western swing, two-steppin’ old style country, and story-filled ballads that’ll take your heart on a ride!
When: Thursday, Nov 16, 7PM
Where: Hermann’s Upstairs Lounge, Victoria BC
Who: 19+
For this show only, singer-songwriter Elise LeBlanc will be backed by a rare iteration of the Ridgeriders band – featuring Quin Etheridge-Pedden on fiddle, and special guests Tyler Lieb on pedal steel, Scott White on upright bass, and Ashley Sykes on percussion and vocals.
This will be the first stop on the official album release tour of Elise’s new record: ‘The Fiddle & The Fire’ – produced with Victoria-based Leeroy Stagger at his studio Neighbourhood Recorders.
About the artist:
Based in Cumberland, BC – Elise LeBlanc crafts intimate, earthy songs inspired by retro country, bluegrass, and western swing. Her lyrics celebrate vulnerability, resilience, and the beauty of the simple life. Her expressive vocals hint of a bygone era, layered in soulful harmonies.
Elise’s new record “The Fiddle & The Fire” is now available on Bandcamp. She has been performing at festivals and concerts on and around Vancouver Island since 2018.
In 2013, FACTOR Canada (The Foundation for Canadian Talent on Recordings) awarded Élise with two grants to record and promote her debut album, Runaway Kites.
She was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest in 2016 for her song “Diamond Soul”.