Livestream Preview: Elizabeth II and Cat Janice @ Caged Byrd Series, 4/9/20

Elizabeth II performs at City Winery on Sept. 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

Songbyrd Music House’s Caged Byrd Series, features two local artists this Thursday, April 9, via Instragram. Elizabeth II and Cat Janice will perform acoustic versions of their original songs, some covers, and possibly a few requests.

Elizabeth II, based in DC, is Beth Cannon’s musical project featuring her intense and imaginative guitar work along with a high-energy, punchy band. The band has been described as “an eclectic Stevie Nicks nostalgia blended with a new age youthful edge, Elizabeth II combines thunderous vocals with bluesy guitar riffs driven by pulsating rhythms.” However, the acoustic performance on the April 9 promises to reveal a different side of Ms. Cannon’s repertoire.

Watch Elizabeth II perform “Wedding Demon” live in studio via YouTube:

Another DC-based musician, Cat Janice’s strong connection to music started when she learned to play violin and piano at an early age. Today, she fronts her own band with her soulful, jazzy, and unique vocals; a style sometimes compared to Amy Winehouse or Alice Merton. Cat has also been nominated for three local Wammie Awards in the best rock artist, best song, and best pop song categories.

Watch Cat Janice perform “Stranger I Love” live via YouTube:

Beth and Cat promise a compelling and fun show! Show some love to these local artists and venue by tuning in and dropping some support in the virtual tip jar. The $5 suggested donation will go to the Songbyrd Employee Relief Fund.

Access the livestream via Songbyrd’s Instragram.

Elizabeth II
Cat Janice
Caged Byrd Series
Thursday, April 9
Show @ 8pm ET
$5 suggested donation
All ages

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