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Tower of Song: A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Fri. June 14th 2024 Chemainus Theatre Festival Chemainus BC $85

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Tower of Song: A Creative Tribute to Leonard Cohen

A dialogue through song and a tribute to the legendary songwriter.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Fri. June 14th 2024 - Thu. June 13th 2024 + Add to Calendar Chemainus Theatre Festival (All Ages)
5:30pm - 9:00pm $85 per person


Glenna Garramone
Singer-Songwriter from Victoria BC
Oliver Swain
Folk-Noir, Americana from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs

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Chemainus Theatre Festival
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When Leonard Cohen sang these words, the Tower of Song was a metaphor for the inspiration that flows between songwriters, each toiling away on their own, but connected by their shared craft. Moved by this concept, celebrated BC singer-songwriters Oliver Swain and Glenna Garramone collaborated to produce a project that is a dialogue through song and a tribute to the legendary songwriter. Re-imagining both rare and classic works of Cohen, the duo have crafted a sound that resonates with both longtime Cohen fans and a younger audience.

Tower of Song began as a one-off tribute night for a packed house at Vancouver’s The Media Club in 2011, and has since grown into an actively touring folk duo. Produced by Garramone, she invited fellow Victoria musician (Juno nominated) Oliver Swain, and the show gave Swain and Garramone the chance to grow their musical chemistry. Together as Tower of Song the two have arranged some of Cohen’s timeless songs beautifully, for two voices, string bass, piano, guitar, and banjo.


Chemainus Theatre Festival
9737 Chemainus Road
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