KCR LIVE! November 24, 2021
Featured artists: ES:MO, Michael Occhipinti and Elizabeth Sheperd

KCR LIVE is a new program aired on Kootenay Co-op Radio. This is an hour long show that hosts live music and interviews in the studio. The aim is to provide an intimate and authentic experience to showcase the artist’s style and personality. Listeners will have the feeling of having the artist sitting in their living room!

About the artists:

Fifteen-time Juno Award-Nominated Canadian artists Elizabeth Shepherd (Montreal) and Michael Occhipinti (Toronto) have teamed up to create their new musical duo, ES:MO, and have just released their debut album titled, “The Weight of Hope”, on October 29 2021.

Focused on genreless creativity and exploration, Elizabeth Shepherd and Michael Occhipinti’s ES:MO combines both artists’ extensive musical backgrounds, international acclaim, and a lengthy list of prestigious awards and nominations, namely, their fifteen Juno Award nominations combined. Often crossing paths while on tour, both artists have had successful, independent careers before embarking on their new venture. Elizabeth, a multi-dimensional vocalist, has twice been long-listed for the Polaris Prize and has performed at iconic venues around the world including the Hollywood Bowl. Michael, a versatile, creative guitarist, has performed with multiple legendary artists including DVSN and Bruce Cockburn among many of his other achievements.

For more info: