“Five Minutes With” Vancouver Folk / Singer-Songwriter Zach Kleisinger

I live in Vancouver, though it doesn’t feel quite like home. I was born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. I make music, I read, I write, I carpenter sometimes, and sometimes I make things with leather.

Zach Kleisinger
Photo by Stephanie Lynch

Name: Zach Kleisinger

Genre: Folk/Singer-Songwriter

Founded: 2015

# of Albums: 2

Latest Release: Their Symposium (LP) (2021)

Latest Single: “Dance for a While”

Latest Video:

Favourite musician as a teenager:

Bob Dylan

Favourite musician now:

Charlotte Cornfield

Guilty Pleasure Song:

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Live Show Ritual:

Coffee if possible. Glass of Beer. Sing and pretend I’m an ambulance through a straw.

Favourite local artist:

Sam Lynch

EP or LP?


Early bird or night owl?

A cheater at both.

Road or studio?


Any shows or albums coming up?


Rapid Fire Qs from Vancouver

Favourite local Restaurant:

Savio Volpe

Favourite Street?

Commercial Drive. Because that is where the fun is.

Favourite Park?

John Henry Park

Favourite Music Venue?

The Orpheum

Favourite Vancouver Staple?

Going to a late-night movie at The Rio Theatre.

Where can we follow you?

Website | Facebook | Instagram