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January 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jillian Kerr is a singer-songwriter born and raised on the outskirts of Ottawa. Her folky songs can make your heart swell, eyes well, feet tap and your hips sway. Recently having completed a Bachelor of Music Honours degree at Carleton University, Jillian has been mentored by notable folk artists such as Ian Tamblyn, Jill Zmud and James Keelaghan. Jillian Kerr is the MusikOttawa industry Showcase Singer- Songwriter winner of 2015 and was invited to perform at Ottawa’s MEGAPHONO and at the Folk Music Ontario Conference for the past two years. Additionally Jillian has performed at various festivals including The Grassroots Festival, RBC Bluesfest and Ottawa Cityfolk and Marvest festivals. Jillian released her EP Dreams last fall and she released her second EP titled Downtown on June 24th 2017 at The Cross on Elgin. Her latest release How to Be Awesome, is an album for kids of all ages written in collaboration with 4 other artist educators including Juno-nominee Gary Rasberry. The album shares the message of love, inclusion, and getting outside to enjoy natures beauty.