Photos – Carly Rae Jepsen at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, Nov 8 2009
– photos by Jade Dempsey
Carly Rae Jepsen opening for Marianas Trench at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver. The singer/songwriter is originally from Mission, B.C., where attended Heritage Park Secondary School in Mission and pursued an early passion for musical theatre.
She went on to study musical theatre at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria. After working on writing songs with a guitar her parents gave her she decided to audition for the fifth season of Canadian Idol. She placed third on the show and was part of the Canadian Idol Top 3 concert tour.
After the conclusion of the tour, Jepsen returned to British Columbia. There, she recorded her debut album, Tug of War, which was released in Sept 2008 through MapleCore/Fontana North. The album was produced by Ryan Stewart and includes the song “Sweet Talker”.