Lunar Bloom is a Toronto based trio rooted in the folk tradition. Their original songs feature complex vocal harmonies and intimate storytelling that captures the attention of their audience and keeps them rapt. Their shows are full of feminist anthems and calls to action, balanced with playful banter and dreamy love songs. They embrace harmonic tension, and rhythms that challenge expectations, creating the story of each song through musical devices and poetic lyrics.
Lunar Bloom consists of Brittany Rae Robinson, Jocelyn Regina and Kelly McNamee.
Brittany Rae Robinson
Brittany is an actor, filmmaker, and one-third of the Lunar Bloom bouquet. Using songwriting as a cathartic outlet since her early adolescence, Brittany plays guitar, ukulele and is constantly listening to music or true crime podcasts. Alongside making music, Brittany made her own 9 part web series call Street Series. It's a female lens in regards to the social issue of street harassment. Her current writing/filmmaking projects involve a short film exploring the stigma of depression and a good old jolly Christmas movie. (She likes to jump all over the emotion spectrum). She has appeared in many big-name commercials such as Veuve Cliquot, Lays Canada, RBC and is featured on Season 21 of Mayday.
Kelly is a Toronto-based performer, filmmaker and makes up one-third Lunar Bloom. She plays ukulele and is responsible for the occasional use of math in Lunar Bloom's writing process. She started her first musical project NOON TO NOON with now husband Alex Fiddes. Currently they run My Pop Choir together, a group of community-based choirs in the GTA. As a filmmaker she is in post-production for Artifice (Alright Alice Productions) and recently premiered Maybe You Should Be Careful (Small Wins Production) at Toronto After Dark Film Festival. Both short films she created, produced and acted in. You may recognize her from her appearances in television series such as Murdoch Mysteries, 12 Monkeys, Rogue, Sensitive Skin, and The Next Step Aftershow. Theatre credits include Boy In The Moon (Crow’s Theatre) & Domesticated (Company Theatre/CanStage).
Jocelyn is an accomplished musician. She grew up singing in children’s choir, studying classical piano and voice, obtaining grade 10 piano and grade 9 voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music before graduating high school. After attending Sheridan College she received an MA in theatre performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Credits include; Proof, The Fantasticks, Sylvia, Company, and background vocals on Carl Dixon's 'Lucky Dog'. Alongside performing she is a choir director with My Pop Choir and teaches piano and voice. She is also a published knitwear designer and recently embarked on a new adventure, called motherhood. Find her knitting projects and designs at @jossknits on instagram