Angelique Francis

Saturday June 22 @ 6:30pm, TD Main Stage

Bio

Featuring:
Angelique Francis - lead vocals, upright bass, acoustic guitar, harmonica
Kharincia Francis - bari saxophone, tenor saxophone, backing vocals
Kira Francis- trombone, backing vocals
Garrett Warner-lead guitar
Andrew Knox- trumpet, keys
Kiran Francis - drums, backing vocals

Angelique Francis is a versatile and exceptionally gifted musician with talent that is way beyond her years. This multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist, multi-genre singer songwriter and composer has wowed audiences across the globe with her electrifying performances, instrumental abilities and powerful textured vocals. She is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including Blues, Soul, Folk, Jazz, Gospel and Rock. Angelique’s soulful Smoky vocals and instrumental techniques are reminiscent of a bygone era, but with a unique and modern sensibility. Within her vocal style, you can hear influences of legends like Big Momma Thornton, Koko Taylor, Aretha Franklin and Bessy Smith. Her instrumental abilities call to mind Willie Dixon on the bass, Sister Rosetta Thorpe on guitar, Big Mama Thornton on the Harmonica and Aretha on the piano.

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