Angelique Francis is a versatile and exceptionally gifted young musician with talent that is way beyond her years. At only 16 years old this multi-talented, multi genre, multi-instrumentalist, singer song writer and composer has played some of the biggest venues across Canada and the USA. Angelique first took to the stage at age 7 and ever since then, she’s been wowing audiences across North America with her stage presence, instrumentals, song writing abilities and her deep textured vocals. Angelique has an insatiable appetite for many different kinds of music, and is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including Jazz, Blues, R&B, Soul, folk, Rock, and reggae. Her diversity, passion and love of music can be heard in all of her original compositions.
In 2011 at only 13 years old Angelique made her American national television debut by video appearance on the (Oprah’s Own) Gayle King show, for writing and composing an original theme song for the show.
2014 has been a very exciting year for this young musicians so far, after a cross Canada search she was selected top 6 emerging Blues artist by the Toronto Blues Society and top 10 Canadian female artist under 19 by the Ottawa Blues festival. She was also the recipient of an Artchild award, A Global alliance community Builder award and is featured on the cover of the current issue of Ottawa Women’s Magazine. Some of performances includes Ottawa Blues festival, opening for Juno award winner Kelly-Lee Evans at the Black Sheep Inn(Quebec), Canadian War Museum, National Archive Library, Youth day Festival Toronto, and Unity Festival Toronto, just to list a few.
Among her many accomplishments are performances at the Ottawa Bluesfest, opening for Juno award winner Kelly-Lee Evans, opening for Canadian rock legends Trooper, Toronto Honey Jam, Museum of the City of New York, Library Archive of Canada, Canadian War Museum, Toronto Youth day Festival, The Quebec Ontario Music festival, where she walked away with a total of 16 awards over a two period, she was awarded one of the festivals highest awards “most promising” both years. Angelique has also been featured in various radio, television and print media, such as Much Music, CTV, Own, Huffington Post, Boom 997, CKCU and the Ottawa Citizen.