Beth Marie Anderson

Beth Marie Anderson

Island singer/songwriter Anderson coming to Comox

Performing at the The Little Red Church on Friday Dec. 18

Beth Marie Anderson is bringing her Christmas Tour to Comox.

Accompanied by Darcy Philips (Jann Arden’s piano player), this acoustic concert will tickle your ears and warm your heart with Christmas classics, original holiday songs, and the stories behind her songwriting. Anderson has the ability to transport you into a magical world with her sultry but powerful voice and charismatic stage presence.

“I love when my audience feels like they are in my living room by connecting with them on an intimate level and leaving their hearts full of the Christmas spirit,” said Anderson. “I am a very relatable artist and my audience enjoys laughing, singing along and hearing the stories behind my original songs.”

In conjunction with her tour, Anderson has released a unique version of the Christmas classic The First Noel to North American radio and has already received rave reviews and adds to radio. The single is set to release world wide on Nov. 26 exclusively through iTunes.

2015 has been a very busy year for this Qualicum Bay songbird. Anderson was nominated for a BC Country Music Award for ‘lbum of The Year at the 2015 BCCMA Awards and was asked to showcase in Vancouver at the awards weekend. In September, Anderson was asked to showcase at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Halifax, and previous to that she was selected as the only Canadian Emerging Artist at the 2015 CMA Fan Fair in Nashville, where she connected with fans from all over the world.

Earlier this year Beth was selected as a semifinalist in the ‘Unsigned Only’ Artist Competition, a contest in search of the best unsigned artist in North America.

She performed at multiple songwriting festivals and venues including the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN.

Earlier career highlights include opening for Johnny Reid and Carolyn Dawn Johnson; writing with notable stars like Danick Dupelle from Emerson Drive and Patricia Conroy; having indie and major song cuts and holds by artists like LeAnn Rimes, Sarah Evans, Pam Tillis and others.

Anderson’s last Christmas single was played on Apple Radio, selected for two CD compilations for the Canadian and American troops overseas and recorded by Grand Ole Opry performer Sherry Lynn for her Christmas album.

Anderson will be performing at the The Little Red Church on Friday Dec. 18, Show 7:30 p.m., Doors 7.  Tickets are $15.

Tickets can be purchased at The Red Carpet, 250-339-0112 and at the door if not sold out in advance.  For other Island tour dates, visit  www.facebook.com/bethmariefans/events. Proudly Sponsored by Quality Foods.