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The Anti-Diva “Carole Pope” Performs at Hugh’s Room – May 9th, 2018 (Toronto)
Carole Pope and band make a rare appearance at Hugh’s Room Live in Toronto’s west end on May 9th, 2018.
A trailblazer for sure, Carole Pope is an agent provocateur pushing the boundaries of sexuality, sexual politics, and the status quo, making you think and dance at the same time. Her work has been recognized with three Juno Awards, multiple independent music awards, a Genie Award, and album sales include 4 gold, 1 platinum and 1 double platinum. She was short listed for the 2016 Polaris Prize.
Carole’s latest CD, Music for Lesbians explores the funny tragic things about being a lesbian. Contributors include Peaches, Alain Johannes and Rob Preuss (Spoons). She toured with David Bowie and performed at Roskilde, World Pride, Fashion Cares 25 with Elton John, Luminato, and Pride festivals around the world.
Not one for resting on her laurels Carole Pope is currently working on a musical with Kate Rigg. She has appeared in, or contributed music to, countless film and television shows . Her seminal band, Rough Trade was inducted into the Canadian Music Week Indy Hall of Fame in 2007.
May 9th, 2018, 8:30pm $30-$35
Hugh’s Room, 2261 Dundas St West, Toronto
About the Author
Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.