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There was never really another option for Toronto’s fiercely feminist rock n’ roll moon fairy Luna Li. “I always knew that I was going to go into music,” she says. Born into a musical atmosphere — her mom taught music — Li started to learn the piano at age five. There was always music in the air about her, she says. In university she studied classical violin and is also classically trained in both piano and ballet.
Today, through her music Luna Li is making changes to create an inclusive and safe music scene for all people. Her shows aim to create a supportive environment where everyone and anyone can feel welcome.
Listening to Luna Li is the moment you hang suspended between dream and a haziness, or when you’re dancing through a slight tipsiness. You feel beautiful, confident, happy. This is Luna Li and she’s here to help you love.
“This is what feels right,” she says. Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky once wrote that the divine has a strange way of piercing through our everyday lives. If ever Toronto had its celestial princess then Luna Li is it. “Whenever I'm writing, I like to be the only one in the house so that I can focus all my energy into the music,” she says. “When
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