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Steve Brockley

Steve Brockley

“Twangy roots with sonic touchstones including JJ Cale and Bob Dylan” -Exclaim Looking at the stage, it’s not the usual place to find the singer and the songwriter. Singing from behind the drums, you’ll find Steve Brockley leading the band, building the songs from the bottom up. In Brockley’s third studio album, Is Not Was, […]

Marble Canyon

Marble Canyon

With a rootsy feel and sweat dripping off their instruments, Marble Canyon is a six-piece, roots blending alternative country and folk rock band known for their rich vocal harmonies, musical prowess and intimates stage presence. Often compared to having the same classic feel as bands like Blue Rodeo, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne, the Whistler, […]

Danny Michel

Danny Michel

With nominations for three JUNOs, the Polaris Prize, The CBC “Heart Of Gold” and a pile of albums under his belt, Danny Michel is unquestionably one of Canada’s finest songwriters. His thoughtful lyrics & earnest performances have earned him a devoted fan base. A musical chameleon, able to slip into many genres with ease. An […]

Big Little Lions

Big Little Lions

Big Little Lions turn helpless apprehensions into hopeless optimism with their latest album Alive and Well – a collection of songs that manage to capture this moment in time in a way only a songwriter can. The pairing of two individually successful songwriters – Helen Austin and Paul Otten, Big Little Lions have continuously been […]

Garifuna Collective

Garifuna Collective

The award-winning Garifuna Collective consists of the best musicians in the fertile Garifuna music scene. They bring together the deep cultural roots of Garifuna music, mixed with modern grooves, arrangements, and instruments–unique hand drums, the “primera” and “segunda”, turtle shells and jawbones, guitars and bass. The musicians create a powerful energy on stage, building hypnotizing […]

Lindi Ortega

Lindi Ortega

Lindi Ortega gives fair warning: “Don’t come any closer to my heart /If you’re afraid of the dark.” However, that shroud is slowly lifted in Liberty. As the narrative unfolds in this concept album, a central character emerges – one who finally sheds the darkness of her past and emerges into the light. As melodies […]

Madeline Tasquin & Sarabande

Madeline Tasquin & Sarabande

Instagram Facebook Hashtag #sarabandeband Imagine a freak teleportation accident in which the humour and harmony of The Boswell Sisters, the pop sensibilities of Dirty Projectors, and the folksy vocal blend of Red Molly are fused into a vocal trio combining all of that music-DNA. The result might sound something like Canadian songwriter Madeline Tasquin’s jazz-influenced […]

Mariel Buckley

Mariel Buckley

Few performers combine the lyrical heartfelt authenticity of classic country music with a steely eyed intensity that compels an audience’s attention like Calgary, Alberta’s Mariel Buckley. Amidst a sea of neon-Nashville superstars, Buckley offers a crunchy, roots alternative. Poignantly raw lyricism and thoughtfully arranged melodies are carried by her timeless vocal delivery – to create […]

WiL

WiL

William Mimnaugh (stage name WiL) is a contemporary roots artist who makes his home on Vancouver Island, Canada. Known for his firey live show, enigmatic stage presence and mad skill with an acoustic guitar, the 47 year old front man (he tours with a drummer and a keyboardist) is also known for penning ‘Roam’ flagship […]

Lion Bear Fox

Lion Bear Fox

Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox is three huge voices joined as one, telling the truth through compelling story, honest narrative and unbridled passion. Three men going to war onstage every night to share a message of hope, vulnerability and redemption. Lion Bear Fox is “a musical force of nature”, an “emotional awakening” that’s sure to “be […]