Connie Kaldor (CAN)

Thursday 25. august - 20:15 - Pumpehuset
Friday 26. august - 20:30 - Telt 2
Saturday 27. august - 15:30 - Jamteltet

Connie Kaldor, from Saskatchewan in Canada, is a songwriter, author and actor. She has been making music for children and adults since 1981, writing children’s books, plays and music for film and tv. She is a widely talented artist, justly hailed as an icon on the Canadian music scene. Connie Kaldor was born in 1953, and, after taking a university degree in theatre and working with a variety of theatre groups, she decided, in 1979, to pursue a career  as a songwriter. Her first album appeared in 1981, and it has been followed by 15 others, the latest being Everyday Moments from the autumn of 2019. Connie Kaldor has published numerous books and music for children and has won three Canadian Juno Awards for Best Children’s Album. She has also won an award from the North American Western Literature Association. However, Connie Kaldor’s output has mainly been for adults, and it is on stage, live and with an audience, that her true gifts as a songwriter and storyteller come into their own. Connie Kaldor has played Tønder Festival several times before, and she will be appearing with her band at this, her only Danish festival concert in 2022.