Like this podcast? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming.
Kitchener-based artist Janice Jo Lee joins [email protected] Radio in studio for a discussion on her new album "Sing Hey" and the cross-Canada tour she is embarking on. Janice also shares her thoughts on building artistic communities and fostering healthy music scenes and we discuss some of the themes in her new album which cover a breadth of interconnected social justice issues.
We also play several tracks from "Sing Hey":
1. All the times you were silent
3. In the Breeze
"Janice Jo Lee is an award-winning folk artist rooted in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. She is a singer-songwriter, poet, storyteller and community organizer. She sings, speaks and shares stories about love, struggle, and community... Lee’s new album Sing Hey is a vocal and acoustic showcase with songs themed on feminism, poverty and friendship. There are sing-along anthems for the people, and sit-back-and-chill folk songs that will comfort your tired soul."
You can find Janice on Twitter: @janicejolee and bandcamp: https://janicejolee.bandcamp.com/
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.
So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.
And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.