As someone who has personally struggled with various mental health issues, I’m proud to raise my voice to encourage others to speak up and help eliminate the stigma that often accompanies mental illness. Music has always been a healing and cathartic outlet for me and I am so excited to share this song with you, which was inspired by my struggle with depression.
Thank you for listening! :)
Based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Lyra has been writing, recording and performing as a solo artist for a decade.
While she writes all the music and lyrics on piano, she often performs with a band at her live shows. Her music is an eclectic blend of piano-driven indie pop/piano whimsy with a prominent focus on compelling, surreal lyrics.
She released her debut album, The Language of Eyes, in 2015, followed by a music video for her single “Cheek & Bruise”. She has performed at several festivals: The Edmonton, Calgary and Canmore Folk Festivals, The Edmonton Fringe Festival and UP+DT Festival. The Language of Eyes finished at #7 on CJSR’s Top 300 albums of 2015 and she was nominated for 4 awards at the 2016 Edmonton Music Awards.
In June 2017, she released her newest single, "A Little Vulture Told Me", followed by a music video. In April 2018, she was nominated for 6 Edmonton Music Awards, winning Music Video of the Year, Adult Alternative Recording of the Year and Singer/Songwriter of the Year. In May 2018, the video for "A Little Vulture Told Me" won best music video at the Alberta Film & Television 2018 Rosie Awards. She is currently working on completing her next album.
YEG Art in Our Park
FREE SHOW. Also appearing on the MyShack Main Stage: Jenesia • 100 Mile House • Fools Tongue • Arlo Maverick.
Lyra Brown with guests Eclipse
Valentines Day @ The Rec Room
Bell Let’s Talk Day at Studio Bell
The National Music Centre (NMC) is holding a full day dedicated to education and awareness in support of mental health on Bell Let’s Talk Day, January 30. NMC will provide a range of activities, including a specialty tour, mental health exhibition, and performance by Edmonton indie-pop singer-songwriter and advocate for mental health awareness, Lyra Brown.
Bo's Bar and Grill
w / Damian La Grange & Emily Vay & Guests
ConcertWorks & SONiC 102.9 Presents:
with Scenic Route To Alaska + St. Arnaud
Taste of Edmonton
Free / All Ages • Hannah Georgas - 9 PM • Major Love - 7:30 PM • Lyra Brown - 6:30 PM •
Make Music Edmonton
45 live performances of all musical genres on 10+ outdoor venues along the 124 Street! From Jasper to 108 Avenue, live bands will play in the street on the sidewalk, in parking lots, within businesses! Each year, many local businesses are part of this music celebration by hosting artists in front of their shops.
Free / All ages.
For more festival details: http://makemusic-edmonton.ca/event/venues/
Sievi + Selci Central Canada Tour 2018
$8 advance / $12 at the door • Sievi + Selci + Lyra Brown • Follow the FB event here > https://www.facebook.com/events/244290586134633/
Hewson Grey + Lyra Brown + Emily Bachynski
$10 | 18+ | Doors 8pm | Show 9pm Follow the FB event > https://www.facebook.com/events/2042072422736351/
Talltale + Selci + Lyra Brown
Follow the FB event > https://www.facebook.com/events/202887216943267/
Bears in Hazenmore + The Den + Lyra Brown
Music @ 9 $10 @ the door Follow the FB event > https://www.facebook.com/events/194622877948563/
Silver Skate Festival
I Am Enough - A Christmas Benefit Concert for Womens United
This evening is in support of WOMEN UNITED. Supporting young women to believe that they are enough and making sure they have the resources to become strong and free from abuse in the future.
Follow the event on Facebook > https://www.facebook.com/events/168022677118133/
2017 Up and Downtown Music Festival
U.S. Girls w/ Tei Shi, GGOOLLDD, HILL, and Lyra Brown
Tickets: $20.00 in advance // 18+ No Minors // General Admission
Lyra Brown / Jenie Thai / VISSIA
$15 // ALL AGES // RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED // Call: 780.989.2861
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