What's In The Box: School Night
featuring Kelson Fredericks, VIBI, and Housewife
ON THE STAGE
Kelson Fredericks is an up and coming alternative hip hop and R&B artist hailing from Toronto, Ontario that you don’t want to miss. Bursting onto the scene with undeniable talent and a sound that defies expectations he is poised to leave an indelible mark on the landscape. Stay tuned for what's next as he tries to ascend to new heights in the music world. The journey is just beginning, and you'll want to be part of it.
VIBI is a Canadian singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. Blending raspy vocals, singer-songwriter storytelling, and Scandi-pop sensibilities, she can effortlessly captivate an audience of 6 or 60,000 just the same.
Mentored under Stargate (Rihanna, Katy Perry, Sam Smith) , VIBI released her project “Rain In California'' where multiple songs landed her Spotify editorial playlists “Fresh Finds”, “Fresh Finds Pop” and Amazon Music's “Brand New Music”. VIBI is also recognized for her performance opening for Bryan Adams to an audience of approximately 60,000 people. Internationally, VIBI's songwriting skills have proven to be undeniable as she took home the John Lennon Songwriting Competition grand prize in the pop genre.
This year VIBI has been ferociously releasing new music, making a plethora of content that has garnered her viral attention (25k+ TikTok followers and 2.7 million likes), and been in the studio writing her highly anticipated debut project to be released next year.
Based in Toronto, Brighid Fry (they / she) likes to describe Housewife as a project comprised of anyone who collaborates with her — in Nashville, Los Angeles, and New York City-based recording studios, or on tour everywhere across North America. Mostly recently Fry traveled to Nashville to write and record these songs and others with music industry mainstays like producer and multi-instrumentalist Gabe Simon (Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa, Anderson .Paak), writer and producer Carrie K (PVRIS, The Regrettes), performer and producer Mikky Ekko (Rihanna, Vince Staples, Diplo), and indie pop artist Young Summer.
Beneath the singalong hooks and top-notch production, Fry’s self-awareness and lyrical poignancy shines just as brightly. Having written music since she was 14 years old, Fry’s musical style has evolved from her parents’ folksong influences, to her self-described early-teenaged emo phase, to this contemporary amalgamation of rock, pop, and lo-fi— all buoyed by her natural gift for melody.
Thanks to our sponsors Steam Whistle + Canadian Club for helping to make this show happen.