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Janette King

Mar 13, 2024

10:00pm – 10:40pm CT

Swan Dive

Janette King is a Caribbean-Canadian alternative RnB artist whose debut LP What We Lost landed her acclaim in, among others, Complex & Hypebeast as well as performance opportunities which include Montreal Jazz Fest, Ottawa Blues Fest, Noise Pop and support slots for Cupcakke, Sudan Archives, & Jamila Woods.

Most recently, King wrote and performed on two tracks off Gayance’s album Mascarade which came out in March 2023 and landed on the esteemed Polaris Music Prize shortlist. King also released 2-track dance EP How Sad in June 2023 for Pride Month which celebrated the origins of house music that came out of Black and gay nightclubs in NYC. Janette’s much-anticipated sophomore album will be released in Fall 2024.

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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