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Karyn Ellis is coming to Europe, Spring 2016


This seems as good a place as any to ask…

I have been invited to play at Micropop Week in Dusseldorf Germany on April 15, 2016. Found myself a fantastic deal on Air Icelandic and I have booked off a month to come over from Canada.

Okay,so now that I’m for sure coming to Europe, I need/want to fill up dates between April 17 and May 9th!

(I would love to come up to the UK / Scandinavia too, if it makes senses financially.)

My plans are basically this:

April 15th: Play at Micropop Festival in Dusseldorf, Germany.
May 10th: Fly home to Canada from Amsterdam.

That gives me three weeks to play shows around Europe. (This will be my seventh tour there. Woot!)

Somewhere in between Micropop and home, I play a show in Kaiserslautern and I film a live concert in a studio (also in Dusseldorf). Otherwise, I am available!

I am happy to open, double-bill, headline at clubs, cafes, theatres, living rooms… share my solo folk-pop with soft-seater / listening crowds.

How fantastic to cross paths with fellow musos and meet you and your music loving communities face-to-face!

So what do you say, let’s do this!
Propose a show!
Living rooms are awesome!

I’ll even be brave and play some of my new songs at your show!

xo Karyn


“Must-see songstress” [Globe & Mail, Canada]
Playful, bittersweet indie folk musician and “a gentle powerhouse of a songwriter.”



Check out this delightful painting by Natasha from Quesnel, BC inspired by my song, Even Though The Sky Was Falling!

Painting by Natasha Johanna Lepine
by Natasha Johanna Lepine.

About the painting, Natasha wrote:
“we were laughing, we didn’t care
we pedaled faster into the wind, we let it carry us away
i thought we’d make it home, even though the sky was falling”
– Karyn Ellis

Been pushing myself to finish this piece, but it’s finally done! :)”


Thank you, Johanna, I’m honoured! And congrats!


Click here to visit Karyn Ellis' music page!Be sad, be glad, be mad, be at Grumpy’s this Monday cuz Karyn’s the featured artist at Chick Pickin’ Mondays and Corinna Rose is the host.
Details: tour page.


…if I wore Kate Blanchette’s lips, eyelashes and curls…

Coming to the end of my tremendously relaxing couple of holiday weeks. Though clearly I am not *quite* finished. Rounded out with trips to the movies not once, but twice! First for “Star Wars” a few days ago and then last night to see “Carol”. There is some mighty fine cinema happening these days. I have the glamour lashes to prove it!


Hanging with my bud, Harrison.
My brother Mark tagging along as always.

Recent Comments From Around The Site:
  • Karyn Ellis Herself: Thank you very much, Martin! Best! Karyn
  • Martin: Enjoyed your show last night in K-Town….looked at your tour schedule and must say you picked beautiful...
  • Jay: Hi Karyn, Hope your doing well. Are you going to do another amateur move this year? I am playing my guitar and...
  • Jay: Hi Karyn, I was sitting at home listening to music and I started thinking of you in the Yukon. I read your...
  • Deborah McKay: Hey Sweet Karyn!! Have a fabulous (like you..that kind of fabulous!!) tour!! xoxo see you in van...
  • Jay Flint: Hi Karyn, I bought my ticket to the Moonshine Café but, was I suppose to print a nice colour ticket? I...
  • Karyn Ellis Herself: Cool! See you there, Jay! By the way, you can order tickets online at:...
  • Jay Flint: Hi Karyn, I am coming to your CD launch at the Moonshine Cafe. I havn’t been at Moonshine in years....
  • Karyn Ellis Herself: Thanks Jenna! Rolla’s is a pretty special venue. :)
  • Jenna Doeleman: Loved listening to your music on Thursday at the Rolla Pub! Great sound and still have that...
  • Stephan: We#LL gonna miss you and expect you back with wide open arms next year! ;-)
  • karynell: Hi Brian! Basically the not-so-short answer is… the people on this friends page have supported me in...
  • Brian Dietrich: How does ‘supporters’ work ?
  • karynell: Thanks Guido! Reading your comment, I am imagining the blooms in Solingen. Springtime!
  • karynell: Hi Larry! Thanks! You can find the track here: http://karynellis.bandcamp.com /track/shooting-star. Looking...
  • Larry Kosowan: Hi Karyn; I was one of your girls with glasses fans from the Church Basement on Kingston Rd. in...
  • Guido Ocker: Wow Karyn! This is a real cool video – not only in the true sense of the word…. I mean, this...
  • Samantha: When I first heard the song in the episode I had to find out what it was was called. I found it on YouTube...
  • karynell: Thanks so much, Mary!
  • Mary: I just watched the episode, Karyn! Your song is amazing and works beautifully in the scene. Congratulations!

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Tour Dates


  • 02/14 (Sun) Waterloo (ON) at House Concert (Waterloo)
  • 02/27 (Sat) Toronto (ON), Ontario at House Concert (Toronto)
  • 03/12 (Sat) Hamilton (ON), Ontario at House Concert (Hamilton)