Bev’s keen ear for harmonies and incredible voice have made her a favorite Guest Performer playing shared billings with many East Central Ontario musicians.
Bev primarily performs as a solo/duo at venues like the Regent Theatre (Roots Shows); Clubs; Fundraisers, Festivals, social functions and private engagements in the Belleville & County areas as well as dinner concerts at Angelines - Bloomfield; Bayly Restaurant - Ajax; JJs Texas Grill & Saloon - Bloomfield; The Bookstore Café - Camden East; Dinner Parties & Weddings, patio summer nights at Mexicali Rosa’s - Belleville; afternoon events at County Cider Company Estate Winery, The Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards & Estate Winery, and The Picton Fair.
The most common compliment paid to Bev with regards her talent is:
"You have an amazing voice!"
Bev Verge is a Singer/Songwriter who currently resides in beautiful Prince Edward County; by way of Montreal and Ottawa. Her genuine love of all types of music stems from enjoying a variety of music "genres" throughout her life. Bev continues to pursue her musical dreams which includes not only performing at mixed venues for all occasions, but also through music arranging and studio works.
Along with the regular venues on the left of this page, Bev has also performed at an International Conference in Kingston; Sessions Café in New Brunswick; Rasputans in Ottawa and many places in between.
Bev now regularly plays at the Painted Peppercorn - Picton; and is associated with Musicians For Hope; Garratt’s Islands Farm Retreat - Festival of Trees; as well as Habitat For Humanity, and Maple in the County. Bev is also a member of the Quinte Arts Council; the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals, and SOCAN.
As Bev continues to explore a wide variety of musical styles and partnerships, she very much enjoys singing folk ballads; R&B tunes; classic and current songs; playing acoustic guitar; songwriting and creating music. Some of Bev’s music influences are Loggins & Messina, Valdy, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Diana Krall & Mary Chapin Carpenter to name but a few.
The growing interest to hear her stems from her performing songs that everyone knows and can sing or hum along to; Songs that instill memories - although she may have put her own 'feel' to the tunes along the way! Her own compositions have many varied reflections built within. Bev’s voice has been described as "soulful & touching; smooth as silk"; a cross between Eva Cassidy, Jo Stafford and Joan Baez, and to quote Jerry Foster - Singer/Songwriter and Radio Host @ QWE 105.3 Radio - "She’s the Nightingale of Peats Point!" and the late Willi Fida - Angeline’s Restaurant Inn & Spa "You have a voice sweeter than our County Maple Syrup!".
Bev is now excitedly looking to further her horizons through performing at new venues either as a solo artist or with accompaniment. Bev has created an email promotions list to let her supporters know Where’s Bev V Playing Next? Which is quickly growing by popular request.
Given the demand from her audiences and fellow performers, Bev is currently working on the final touches of her original works and cover songs to begin recording her first CD. The hardest part is deciding which songs to include.
If your aim is to have a Tasteful, Classy, Warm musical experience that your guests & patrons will enjoy resulting in positive feelings about your occasion or establishment then ~ Bev Verge ~ is the one for your musical needs! If you would like to hear a demo CD; learn more about what Bev does and how she can work together with you please feel free to listen here, browse the site, or contact her through link at the top, or below.