HOME GAMES Plays a sold-out show at the Mod Club Saturday (February 24). $18.50. 416-588-4663.
NICKNAME Beans ("My dad used to say I'm full of 'em").
TEAM MEMBERS Kris Craig, Mike Thompson, Deepen Pandya and Dan Siljer.
ROOKIE YEAR Started playing guitar at age 13; claims she first performed in front of an audience at the ripe old age of two (there's photographic evidence). Released her first CD at age 16 after burning up Peterborough's coffee house circuit.
LEAGUE Richly belted jazz-inflected roots.
STATS Serena Ryder Live (independent) 2002, Unlikely Emergency (Isadora) 2004, Live In Oz (Isadora) 2005, If Your Memory Serves You Well (EMI) 2006.
SPECIAL TALENTS Used to pole bend and barrel race as a kid. Won a trophy for most improved player in her dart league. Has phenomenal three-octave vocal range.