Fri, Jul 21 8:00 pm
“…a hyper expressive artist who brings the house down wherever she goes.” –Philippe Fehmiu, Radio Canada
Mamselle Ruiz is Mexican-born singer and guitarist living in French-speaking Montreal. You might expect “Mamselle,” which is colloquial French for “Miss,” to be a stage name, but in fact it’s her real first name. Festive and romantic, her music is a unique blend of Latin rhythms, Mexican and Quebecois influences. Mamselle built her reputation as a singer in Mexico City and Tulum until a singing engagement with Cirque du Soleil brought her to Canada. She was soon winning awards from Radio Canada, as well as a prestigious artist’s residency at Place des Arts in Montreal. Mamselle has played over 500 concerts in Québec, throughout Canada and Mexico, and has performed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. She has shared stages with Lila Downs, Elvis Crespo, and Bia. In 2021, and showcased at Folk Alliance International and has lent her voice to several shows by the renowned Cirque du Soleil.
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