Sometimes the Universe gives us a sign that we need to slow down. For many years, I have dealt with chronic pain affecting my body, probably due to my right hand paralysis. It is something I have learned to manage and live with. However working full time as a teacher while raising a family while being in a band, wanting to entertain folks as well as being continually asked to play at people's events is really quite a demanding schedule to maintain. Something eventually must shift in order to see one's…Read more
Ms.Maxine & One Wish is an eclectic mix of alternative pop rock peppered with blues, jazz & soul elements. Sometimes delivering solid Canadiana rootsy folk rock yet at others, charting experimental territory bordering on psychedelic with seductive samples at the helm. Immediately arresting though is that voice – beautiful & evocative, strong as the sea yet ebbing with sublime vulnerability, Ms.Maxine will transport you to another world!
Black Tie or Blue Jeans Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
We will be playing the dinner set for this fundraiser then one of Vancouver's favourite blues funk party band, BrickHouse will finish the night. Til late. $40 includes dinner & dance.
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow!
Come help us celebrate the end of summer & get ready for a new school year! Ben is off to Nimbus Recording School in Vancouver, BC for a few months so we want to make this gig memorable. Long time supporters of the local music scene, Mary's pub style fare, laid back atmosphere & friendly staff make for an awesome evening! Looking forward to seeing you there!
Sidney Community Music School's "Outstanding in Their Field" Concert
A celebration of the diverse talent studying at the Sidney Community Music School. Ms. Maxine will sing a jazz set with the "Usual Suspects" as well as a number of original and alt-rock/blues covers with her band "One Wish." The family kid band will also play, always blowing us away with their diverse talent.
Age limit: All ages
An outdoor concert as part of the festivities for our school's Spring Fling annual fundraiser to raise money for the students and teachers of Sidney Elementary. So much fun! We'll be entertaining the folk chilling out at our school garden with a burger & something cool & refreshing!
Age limit: All ages