THE BAND Dave McMillan - bass, mandolin Fellow Worker - drums
INFLUENCES In life - movements for peace and justice, solidarity in struggle, humbling stories of resilience in the face of adversity In music - Ani Difranco, Neil Young, Fellow Worker
Sara has captivated audiences from intimate coffeehouse gatherings to crowds of tens of thousands at Peace Rallies across Canada. She has performed at numerous events including International Women's Day celebrations, anti-globalization protests and labour rallies. Throughout, she has shared the stage with numerous renowned musicians, including Bruce Cockburn, David Rovics, Chris Brown, Evalyn Parry and Anne Feeney. She also plays regularly at various venues around Toronto and is gearing up for a North American tour to support this release.
"In the strong tradition of women songwriters with powerful messages, there were pioneers like Joni Mitchell and Alanis Morrisette. Now perhaps is Sara Marlowe's turn." -- New Songs for Peace
Sara is April's Spotlight Artist on 'News Songs for Peace.' Check out this great UNESCO endorsed project at www.newsongsforpeace.org.
"Toronto-based Sara Marlowe's sound is very reminiscent of Ani DiFranco and to further the comparison, she writes strong lyrics that compel attention." - Sing Out! The Folk Song Magazine