Dedication, Passion and Belief
Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist, Carla Olive presents her dynamic musical abilities in pop rock riffs and rhythms with interesting melody lines. Her music speaks with dynamics and feel, as her lyrics challenge the heart and mind… passionate about social issues, and honest in difficulties of the heart.
Carla resides in Victoria BC where she performs regularly in a handful of venues both solo and with her rock trio. Her latest project, St. Cecilia – is an all female rock band covering women in rock music.
Her latest and sixth recording, ‘Carla Olive Trio – EP’ was released in November 2017. A three song EP featuring her trio, songs of peace and freedom.
With over 20 years on the music scene, she has produced six albums; performed countless venues and festivals all over North America; freelanced for some great artists; and continues to write, collaborate and record.
Carla says her next project will be featuring the acoustic piano and guitar.
Avenue Calgary Magazine – Interview by Miles Durrie:
CARLA OLIVE SOLO:
Carla Olive solo shows present her musical abilities by means of a loop station – creating vocal harmonies and instrumental tracks on the spot, while soloing on guitar and piano. If performing in a lounge/restaurant scenario, she covers modern to classic tunes from Katy Perry to Neil Young, peppered with her own original material. A wide variety of audiences are engaged by her presence on stage.
CARLA OLIVE ROCK TRIO:
A three-piece band consisting electric guitar, bass and drums. Truly a rock experience, Carla leads the band with soaring guitar licks and rock anthems from her roster of original material, defining her way as a female lead guitar player and rock artist.