Watch Elizabeth sing Across the Universe on Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Posted on June 21, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd is currently on a coast-to-coast tour with Michael Occhipinti’s new project Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon. The band – and the record, which entered the iTunes Jazz Chart at #2 – features an all-star cast of Canadian jazz musicians, including Roberto Occhipinti, Mark Kelso, and Kevin Turcotte. The Globe and Mail... Read More

Elizabeth Shepherd does John Lennon! Tour starts June 19

Posted on June 11, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd is one of the featured vocalists on the upcoming release, Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon. Shine On is a supergroup of Canadian jazz musicians led by by guitarist and 8-time JUNO nominee, Michael Occhipinti whose unpredictable arrangements make iconic Lennon tunes fresh again. The physical release will be available July 17,... Read More

Elizabeth talks Rewind, jazz and motherhood with CBC Music

Posted on April 10, 2012News0 Comments

CBC Music’s Li Robbins interviewed Elizabeth about Rewind and how the album came to be. Here’s the piece that ran on the CBC Music site: Elizabeth Shepherd is known as a maverick when it comes to jazz singing – someone who sings her own, original material. (Not something you can say of too many jazz... Read More

A word from Elizabeth: on the birth of a child and the birth of an album

Posted on March 1, 2012News0 Comments

Time is speeding up.  Ever since the arrival of my daughter, Sanna, I’ve noticed that whether I’m relishing watching her perform the most simple task with increasing precision or waiting for her to fall asleep (please God) so I can catch a few more winks myself, the underlying truth of the matter is this: the... Read More

Latest press: Globe and Mail raves about Elizabeth

Posted on April 19, 2011News0 Comments

Elizabeth wrapped up her spring tour and 14 months of globe-trotting in support of her much acclaimed third album Heavy Falls the Night with a memorable show at the beautiful Trinity St Paul’s church in Toronto this past Sunday. The Globe and Mail, Canada’s leading national newspaper, dispatched music writer J.D. Considine to cature the... Read More

Elizabeth wraps up 14 months of touring with big hometown show April 17

Posted on April 7, 2011News Uncategorized0 Comments

Elizabeth will wrap up her Spring Tour at Trinity St Paul’s United Church in Toronto on April 17 with her first big hometown show since her sold-out CD release at Glenn Gould Studio in March 2010. The two-time JUNO nominee spent much of the past 14 months touring in Japan, Europe, Canada, and the US,... Read More

Help Elizabeth win her second Jazz Artist of the Year award. Cast your vote before March 12

Posted on March 5, 2011News5 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd has again been nominated for “Jazz Artist of the Year” by The Canadian Independent Music Awards, known as “The Indies”. Elizabeth won the award in 2007. The winners of The Indies are determined by a combination of fan and industry voting. In other words, you can help Elizabeth win by going here to... Read More

Win an album and tickets to see Elizabeth. Enter the contest at

Posted on February 24, 2011News2 Comments

Thanks to the good folks at Exclaim (that’s our leading national music magazine for you non-Canadians), you can win a copy of Elizabeth’s latest album Heavy Falls the Night and, better yet, tickets to any show on her Canadian Spring Tour. Tickets are on sale now but many of the shows will definitely sell out... Read More

Elizabeth Shepherd nominated for Jazz Artist of the Year

Posted on February 22, 2011News0 Comments

The Indies, the 11th annual Independent Music Awards, have nominated Elizabeth Shepherd for Jazz Artist of the Year. This Grammys-of-the-Indie scene, the closing party of Canadian Music Week, has quickly become a media flashpoint and major trolling ground for music fans and tastemakers searching for the next wave of music superstars. This year, Arcade Fire and The... Read More

2011 Spring Tour Dates Announced

Posted on February 22, 2011News1 Comment

Elizabeth Shepherd spent much of 2010 touring in Japan, Europe, Canada, and the US, selling out legendary clubs from Tokyo to Detroit. Having had a few months off, Elizabeth will soon be hitting the road again in support of of her hugely successful 2010 album Heavy Falls the Night. In March, Elizabeth and her band will set out on... Read More

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