Surrey Muse 6-Month Program – January to June 2015

We are excited to have this amazing lineup for the 7th Session of Surrey Muse.

Surrey Muse Session 7
January 2015 – June 2015

January 23
Author Sylvia Taylor
Poet Lorna Goodison
Performer Tom Oleman
Open Mic Opener Randeep Purewall
Host Sonja Grgar

February 27
Author Dennis E. Bolen
Poet Phinder Dulai
Performer Carol Sawyer
Open Mic Opener Summer Pervez
Host Mariam Zohra

March 27
Author Renée Sarojini Saklikar
Poet Ibrahim Honjo
Performer Poul Bech
Open Mic Opener Nefertiti
Host Randeep Purewall

April 24
Author Christine Grimard
Poet Alan Girling
Performer Hasham Nasir
Open Mic Opener Rita Wong
Host Helga Parekh

May 22
Author Larry Nicholson
Poet Carol Shillibeer
Performer Tim Mar
Open Mic Opener Idrian Burgos
Host Sana Janjua

June 26
Author Juliane Okot Bitel
Poet Pamela Bentley
Performer Let It Pass (DVD)
Open Mic Opener TBA
Host David Macilwain

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Dreadnaught – Surrey Muse


Also known as Adeel Tahir Shah, Dreadnaught is a musician and producer. Born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Pakistan and Canada, he currently lives in Vancouver.

As a producer, Dreadnaught specializes in electronic music and was signed to Forever South, one of the major labels in electronic music in Pakistan. He has performed at raves, produced tracks for his and others’ bands and has released two albums Coincidences and Illusions and Tahir. Since moving to Vancouver, Dreadnaught has formed a funk rock band called Mosiqee. He writes his own music too and has played bass with Grey Audio and other bands.

His musical inspirations include psychedelic and progressive rock bands such as Rush, Gensis, Pink Flloyd and Led Zeppelin and Pakistani electronica artists like Treehouse, Dynoman, Alien Panda Jury, Smax and Dalt Wisney. He is currently studying sound production at the Vancouver Film School.


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