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Wednesday, 23 May 2012
New Brunswick girl performs at the Cape Breton Fudge Co. Tonight!
MJ Cyr spent her childhood in rural New Brunswick. Too shy to even speak at age 5, MJ found a love for dance by age 10, and began singing in her teens.
Eventually, she made her way to musical theatre school in Toronto - finding joy in playful collaboration. Showtunes soon led to singing originals, then accompanying herself on guitar or keys while experiencing the thrill of writing her own material. Her downtown apartment became an impromptu jam space; a welcome place for fellow musicians to create, and play together. In this environment, MJ quickly found her unique voice among the array of instruments, pedals, and recording equipment.
MJ has toured extensively in support of her debut album 'The Bottom Line', across Canada, The United States, and New Zealand. Its messages, and themes proved universal, and captured the attention of college radio; and it wasn't long before MJ quickly gained a new audience through word of mouth on her stirring live shows. Tonight's show is part of her 2012 East Coast tour in support of her second album ‘Ladders’. Showtime is 7pm.