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Esther Pennell

Esther Pennell
De base Member
Esther Pennell
North Bay
sther Pennell is a Mi’kmaq singer songwriter living in North Bay Ontario.

As a solo performer she accompanies herself on banjo. In a non-traditional style all her own, she has made a name for herself as an innovator in the Folk music circles if Northern Ontario and Montreal Quebec.

Esther is a prolific songwriter with 3 full length albums of her original music released since 2016. Her newest album was recorded with and produced by well known local artist Peter Cliché. This album, BIG DREAM, was released at the beginning of 2020 and has been a great success.

Esther’s music is infused with lyrics that evoke deep emotion and a genuine
understanding of what it means to be human. Esther’s music connects with her heritage and a profound love of the natural world. Songs filled with honesty, emotion and feminine resilience are her gift to her audience.

She sings from the heart with a voice that is both haunting and full.  She has a quality to both her music and voice that has been compared to Joni Mitchel and Jewel.