New single
Available for streaming May 1st

Hello friends and family!

Here is a quick update, Toronto is full of life and I am having a wonderful time here. The community is rich and thriving; I've met many actors, visual artists, and of course musicians who all inspire me to continue to follow my heart. The winter is not so cold as I expected and the second-hand stores are full of warm and wacky garments for a Zoubi. I have a variety of jobs that help me get by while leaving time for music but spend most my time gardening, teaching and doing outdoor education with youngins. Performing, teaching and being with plants fills my spirit. The wilderness is not very wild here so I do miss the mountains, trees, and the raging sea of the west coast. Not to mention my irreplaceable friends and family back home in BC (I love you!) but as I am sure you understand, my adventure is not quite over yet.

About this single

A song inspired by love and dreaming; you may recognize "Sheep" from the many times Zoubi and the Sea have played it live. It's the one known for the funky jams! This rendition was recorded at Orange Lounge in Toronto during the Independent Songwriting and Performance program. During this program, I had the pleasure of collaborating with both budding and seasoned musicians, many of which made this recording so very phenomenal. (For a full list of credits, please see the song posted online.)

What's next

Zoubi and the Sea's current ensemble is a kind group of boys who I met through school and friends of friends. They are warm hearted folks who encourage me to create and let me choose stage our outfits (within reason). Me and the Sea have been performing all around Toronto, connecting with community and preparing to record some music to share with YOU all! We plan to begin recording this summer.

Please don't forget about me and do stay tuned! for tunes! soon!

From left to right: Rafael Callejas (guitar), Morgan (auxiliary percussion), Jesse Shafer (percussion), Zoubi (feelings), Andrew Vargas (bass)
Look at that fun! The love.

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- Apr 14th, 2019

We're making waves!

Things are starting to flow for Zoubi and the Sea in Toronto. Lots of upcoming shows. Please see our facebook page for the most up to date show listings! (All social media is @zoubimusic) including two Battle of the Bands and a CMW showcase soon to be announced!

Single release on the horizon.... YAS!!!
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Thank you to all our dear friends who have been attending our shows! Wow what a difference it makes to see you there and feel the love :)

(Photo by Nxsty Media at Sneaky Dee's)

- Apr 2nd, 2019

Toronto Show March 7

This might be our biggest Toronto show yet! And the first one of 2019. We're headlining Sneaky Dee's with Lambsbreath and We Wander opening. Hoping to see a lot of friends there and show them all what Zoubi and The Sea live for. It's hard starting fresh in a not-so-small-town. I've been mildly overwhelmed.. that might seem like a contradiction but I think it counts as "mild" because I DO feel overwhelmed yet only in spurts because I am not stuck circling my mind, alone in the feelings. My family encouraged me to get out of my shell and music has shown me how. When I am not working enough on work that pays money, I get anxious. But I know my effort is not fruitless and I am excited about all of the little things that I'm contributing to the band's future success. I'm also extremely lucky and grateful for the support I've been given by new friends and old. My old friends and family stay in touch and offer words of encouragement from a distance; I am truly blessed with caring relationships everywhere I go. I care for my friends and family quite madly indeed! Even when I long to run away into the woods, I do believe I'd be lifeless without my community. I love being around other artists and Toronto is FULL of 'em. 

Sneaky Dee's has a grungy vibe so we'll create a juxtiposition. You might even get so lost in our performance that you don't notice the lingering stench of yesterday's punk show; you might fall into such a dream state that all of your worries will fall away for 45 minutes. We'll try our best to catch you. Leap out for us, are arms are open :)

- Feb 25th, 2019

Hamilton performance

Just going to hang out with a bunch of bad ass babes in Hamilton Ontario Feb 23rd. Gender inclusive, safe space, all ages (that's right, shy inclusive and age inclusive). 
This will be my first time in Hamilton! That's where Tara Lightfoot said she's from and when I met her, I said to myself, "this gal is a BOSS."

Juice Girls' music is really fantastic! I can't wait to perform a little acoustic set at 7:30pm and then chill in this vintage clothing store (Into the Abyss) thereafter :)

- Feb 18th, 2019

Women in music!

Because sometimes I get annoyed with the lack of females portrayed in music business imagery... cheeky cheeky goof zoob

- Feb 17th, 2019