Joan Bessie

Thu. October 26th 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM doors at 5:30 PM (All Ages)
Livestream + In Person $20 plus fees/tax, walk-ins welcome
The Joan Bessie Cabaret at Hermann’s Jazz Club promises to be a night to remember. Connecting with her broadway burlesque and rock roots, Joan Bessie will be joined on stage by some of Victoria’s top talent in this legendary concert venue. Come as you are, dress up, dress down, come solo or in a group, just don’t miss this epic night!

Joan Bessie’s debut album hit the charts with a bang when her lead single “G.G.” spent 11 weeks on the CBC Music Top 20. Her highly anticipated sophomore album “Girls I’ve Lost” dropped April 2023 and is being met with high praise from industry and fans alike. Joan Bessie is currently touring Western Canada to support the new release.
“Joan Bessie’s music is hard-hitting and beautifully crafted. The musicians are stellar, Joan’s voice is beautiful and her singing is brilliant. The words are poetry.” Patrick Russell, CBC Music Supervisor (retired)
“Joan Bessie has a powerful and unique voice. This album a must listen.” Chad Martin, Operations Manager VIRGIN Radio Alberta
“This is a solid album all the way through… I love the vibe and production… Will be giving this record repeat spins!” JJ LaBorde, CBC Music Host and Producer
“…her voice sounds like if Feist and Elle King had a baby” Livy Rodriguez-Behar, Dreamboat Music
“One of my favourite artists to host in 9 years of podcasting. Her live performance got me right in the feels. Todd Hancock, Toddcast Podcast, (former CFOX Radio Broadcaster).
“This album is very cinematic, it’s prefect for sync.” Chris Beach, Art Director (The BFG, The Adam Project, Peter Pan & Wendy)
“ I got chills the moment I heard “Let it Out.” This song is the healing anthem every mother, caregiver, lover, educator, healthcare worker and unsung hero needs right now. ” Morgane Michael, Author/Educator/Podcaster
“ “Let It Out” has an emotional core that gives you goosebumps, I love it for Heartland ” Andrea Higgins, Music Supervisor AHA
“ "Burn My Body” and “How Tired” are great singles!” Waubgeshig Rice, Author (former CBC broadcaster)
“This album is saved, downloaded and on repeat!” Marianne Baeyens, Visual Artist
“Joan is an incredible talent and this music is stunning!” Jessica Ally, Social Producer Yellowjackets
“JB is one of the most authentically talented Artists I know” Jay Deachman, Drummer (Loverboy, Theory Of A Deadman, Default)