Helen Austin

Come  enjoy some fantastic music every Saturday 3- 5pm till Christmas at Union Street Grotto as part of the downtown Courtenay’s Winter fest!  We will be offering 2 for one appy’s at show time!! Full menu is available so come hungry! No cover, all ages welcome – come for a treat for the taste buds and the ears! For a list of all shows click here

December 8th the Grotto welcomes Helen Austin and friends

Helen Austin is a prolific singer/songwriter who is no stranger to the stage and has worked as a professional performer for over 20 years, building a career as an award winning, musical comedian and regular headliner on the UK comedy circuit. Helen now concentrates solely on music – writing, producing and performing

Helen loves to put her music to good use through fundraising and has written music and lyrics for specific occasions such as her song “Relay”, written to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event, which is now played at Relay events all over the world. Her music can also be found on albums such as ‘Songs for the Cure’ (Cancer Research) and ‘Up, Up, Up’ (Autism). She also wrote the song for the Helping Hearts website and a song to celebrate 25 years on Women in Rotary called Rotarian Women.

“Helen has a beautiful distinct voice and that will always open doors for her all on its own. She reminds me a bit of a female Elliott Smith or Paul Simon” — Women Of Substance Radio

Helen’s self-produced music videos getting over a million viewers online, she has been earning accolades and acquiring fans from around the world. A popular entertainer in the Comox Valley, Austin runs a songwriter’s circle and is part of various musical ensembles in addition to her own performances as a singer/songwriter.

Helen has several self produced album releases and has a new kid’s album out this year. Helen will be joined by special guests for this family show, Charlie and Daisy Squires – her talented kids!


For a list of all shows click here

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