Sister speaks from a margin to a stage

August 24, 2016 - Supermoon

Sherri Anne Nyberg is famous for her dexterity, either doing a hockey hang or a guitar pick.

Known in a strain universe simply as Sherri Anne, a Kelowna-raised singer-songwriter, whose relatives now live in Vernon, used to be a tip contestant in a competition of margin hockey before branch her full courtesy to music.

With her raspy, soulful voice and acoustic guitar, a personality of San Diego-based act Sister Speak is behind in a North Okanagan this week. She and her rope are personification a series of shows in a region, including during a Caetani Centre Sunday.

“Sports was my life for years,” pronounced a former goaltender. “I played margin hockey during KSS (Kelowna Secondary School) and we indeed won provincials.”

Sherri Anne went on to join B.C.’s provincial group and finished adult with a full grant to Northwestern University in Chicago.

“I played there for 4 years and that city altered my life since it’s where we truly fell in adore with music,” she said.

Sherri Anne started a twin with one of her teammates, and together they achieved in a Chicago area during their time during university.

“When we graduated, within 3 months we motionless roughly overnight to pursue music. Something inside me gathering me to only unequivocally get out there, play strange songs and start touring. That was in 2007 and we unequivocally haven’t looked back,” she said.

While she has been bustling scheming for this stream debate around B.C., Sherri Anne has also returned to a competition that got her into a spotlight in a initial place.

“I took a few weeks off this summer and helped a good friend, Jill Dedman (former U.S. National Team goalie), manager high propagandize margin hockey goalies during her Blockstar margin hockey goalie camps,” pronounced Sherri Anne. “It’s a good change with music.”

It’s in a Californian city of San Diego where Sherri Anne found her voice, so to speak. She connected with several musicians from around a city and eventually her recording and furloughed alias, Sister Speak, was born.

Sister Speak’s initial album, 2014’s Rise adult for Love, was indeed grown from when Sherri Anne stayed with her relatives while improving from an injury.

“(Vernon) is where we mostly come in between tours to regroup and write,” she said. “I was desirous by a landscape of a area and a Monashees. For instance a song, Rise Up For Love, came about examination a super moon in a margin in Vernon a few years ago. It’s been my sanctuary. Pretty most each time we stay with my family for a holidays and summer in Vernon, we write a song, or life writes a song.”

Sherri Anne is looking brazen to pity some of her new songs with locals from Sister Speaks’s soon-to-be expelled EP.

The manuscript came after Sister Speak non-stop for Air Supply on a Australian legends’ 40th anniversary debate in a tumble of 2014.

Sherri Anne connected with writer Avli Avliav, who was personification keys for Air Supply, that led to a creation of a folk-electronic desirous EP, available during Avliav’s recording studio in L.A.

The EP’s new singular The Stand and a strain video filmed abroad during tellurian travels are approaching for recover in a fall.

In further to pity a theatre with strain legends such as Greg Douglass (Steve Miller Band), Sister Speak has grown into a sound even deeper and both a acoustic and electric side of a strain have had a possibility to be watered into bloom, reads Sister Speak’s website (

For this tour, Sherri Anne will be assimilated by San Diego bassist Jacob Miranda, who has been furloughed with Sister Speak for a past 3 years and has achieved during some of California’s tip strain clubs; Vancouver’s Lonny Eagleton, who has recently achieved alongside Shawn Hook during a Juno Awards, and Vancouver drummer Niko Friesen, who has toured a universe and achieved with artists such as Marcy Playground and Jane Sibery.

Sister Speak’s North Okanagan dates embody a Mabel Lake Bash, easterly of Enderby, Thursday, Aug. 25. E-mail to attend.

– The Downtown Vernon Association’s Curbside Night Market on a 2900 retard of 30th Avenue, Friday, Aug. 26 during 7 p.m. See for some-more information.

– The Outboard Waterfront Pub, 7673 Okanagan Landing Rd., Saturday, Aug. 26 during 7:30 p.m.

– Caetani Cultural Centre, 3401 Pleasant Valley Rd. Sunday, Aug. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. Visit


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