Woodley

Woodley’s inviting performance can be defined as Brandi Carlile meets Damien Rice with a healthy dose of Albertan country twang. The fusion of Nicole’s powerful yet ethereal vocals and catchy pop-rock melodies make for beautifully dynamic songs that capture a Read More …

Jesse Waldman

“On his debut album, East Van mainstay Waldman showcases his considerable skills as a fingerpicker, as a singer, writer and arranger” — Stuart Derdeyn, Vancouver Sun “Infused with a hopeful tinge, Mansion Full of Ghosts is a wholesome, masterfully written Read More …

Ressa Schorno

(Comox Valley) Ressa Schorno is an ambitious, inspiring artist; born and raised in beautiful Comox Valley. Often written on warm summer days relaxing by the river, her music is a refreshing combination of the soul of jazz, the sounds of folk Read More …

Fanfare

Fanfare is the lovechild of Cameron Boyce. Exploring the deep love for the violin/fiddle since childhood, all songs are created with that in mind. Having spent the last 10 years touring/playing as a sideman to a variety of musical acts, Read More …

Veronique Roy

I was born and raised in an artistic family in Paris, and was named after a successful French Opera that toured France, England and the US. I was raised in a family that was very comedic, artistic and flamboyant, so Read More …

EM.ASH

EM.ASH creates a blissful and playful mix of deep, groove infused house and low slung techno, perfect for days on the beach, sunsets, sunrises and anytime friends get together. Refining his craft for more than a decade EM.ASH is a Read More …

Gamma Ra

Gamma Ra has been dancing with the rhythms of the Universe from as young as she can remember. She dove into the study of dance wholeheartedly at the early age of 6. Years of dedicated, self taught training in the Read More …

RoadSide Rattle

(Courtenay) “RoadSide Rattle”  Is a collective of musicians that perform Country Blues style music mixed with New Orleans raw rhythms, resonator guitars, washboard, dobro, and singing from our hearts and souls. There are two core members “Ana Beau Danna” & “Devin TheDudeman” Read More …

Cathy Stoyko and Arcana Dea Dance

Since moving to the Comox Valley in 1997, Cathy has been actively involved in the local arts community as a dancer, visual artist, mask maker and event organizer. She currently teaches dance classes and, hosts workshops and cultural events at Read More …

Spaceport Union

(Victoria) Eccentric rockers and intergalactic citizens, Spaceport Union, will take you on an aural journey across time & space with their adventurous & epic brand of progressive art rock. Let yourself defy gravity as you are drawn into celestial planes Read More …

Porteau

Porteau is an indie folk band led by Victoria Williams and Craig Stevenson. The duo began writing songs while living in Montreal, daydreaming of summer drives on the Sea to Sky highway. They have begun recording their debut album, Water’s Read More …

Maxim Cossette

Multi-talented entertainer Maxim Cossette delights you with his fun and engaging glimpses of life. His music will get you snapping your fingers, tapping your toes, and may well swing you out onto the dance floor. As a solo singer-songwriter who Read More …

Railtown Sound System

We love playing live and bring  an intense yet intimate energ y that keeps the audiences dancing all night long to a mix of up-tempo original tunes and ballads, spiced with just a few of our favorite covers from some of our biggest influences like Midnite, Gregory Issacs and Read More …

Cedar Spoon

(Victoria) Cedar Spoon is a recently formed indie folk duo hailing from small West Coast island and big-city Alberta. Inspired by trees, backpacks, and day-to-day occurrences, their music is quirky and relatable. Combining happy ukulele strumming with tasty guitar licks Read More …

Lady K

LadyK’s passion for music began as a 4 year old child, playing a paper keyboard and hearing music in her head. After finishing a bachelor of music in education and composition 20 years later, she walked away from the classical Read More …

Hip Hop Coalition

Philosophy: Hip Hop Coalition is the Comox Valley’s all Hip Hop dance school offering classes from ages 3 years to adult. Our philosophy is simple: unity through dance. We come together for a common reason, to share in our love Read More …

Lejend Aries

Lejend Aries is an integration of the masculine, the feminine and the divine into a non-binary persona (meaning an identity that is not defined within terms of traditional and typically static polarized oppositions such as male and female or sexuality Read More …

Golden Honey Second Line

Golden Honey Second Line was thought up while two fools were out playing disc golf. Pretty soon the ball started rolling and gathering more moss and traction.  Now the GHSL is a funky juggernaught in diapers who lifts his shaggy Read More …

Nice Verdes

Nice Verdes are Sally and Jesse who have been performing since first meeting in Vancouver in 2003. They have performed and toured Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Europe and Guatemala and have studied music and dance in Cuba, India, West Africa and Read More …

Don’t Touch the Artifacts Improv

Come watch people magically make stuff up and create stories out of nothing from nowhere. Nowhere, Now Here. Is that even possible? You be the judge—literally—as Don’t Touch the Artifact Improvisors make believe in this ComedySports style improvised show.    Megan Rose, Read More …

Michael Lalonde reads Canadian Shorts

Come celebrate Canada’s 150th and its diversity as seen through literature. Author Michael Lalonde will read from a just published anthology entitled ‘Canadian Shorts: A Collection of Short Stories’. Questions and discussion will follow. ‘Canadian Shorts’ is derived from 14 Read More …

The Wits

“The Wits” bend themselves into the abstract and alternative realm of songwriting with their original music, while keeping one foot on the tried and true methods of the craft, the other roams free. From storytelling to yelling, subtle to smashing, Read More …

DJ Eliazar

(Denman Island – and beyond) Eliazar has been travelling the globe spreading the Vintage Remix and Electro Swing sounds from his secret rebel base in the rouge nation of Denmanistan in the territorial waters of Columbia Britanna. The quest for Read More …

Tereza Tomek

(Comox Valley) Tereza Tomek weaves strange tales of characters both real and imagined. There are often animals involved. Strong story-telling delivered with a distinct vocal style and good dose of humour. Tomek’s songs come from a mixture of science, reality, Read More …

Mud + Murdoch

Sarah “mud” Osborne and Mike Murdoch are a hypnotic duo with a story of “love at first song”. Their strong musical bond was forged around a fire among the old growth forest and thick salty air of the west coast. Read More …

Echo Nebraska

Bursting on to the Canadian music scene in the fall of 2014 with the release of a music video for their first single, ‘Hey, Allison’, Vancouver’s Echo Nebraska quickly gained a reputation of combining soul strung acoustic songs with subtle shades of Read More …

Axe Capoeira Comox Valley

(Comox Valley) Part of an international group that is found in over 29 different countries.  Founded by our master, Mestre Barrao from Recife, Brazil, Axe Capoeira trains and studies not just the art of Capoeira, but the dances and the Read More …

ButterFinger Bombsquad

(Comox Valley) The ButterFinger Bombsquad, are a couple of hometown boys, who just love doing what they do. What this unlikely pair of beat poets bring to the stage is a combination of high energy performance, concise, witty wordplay, and booty Read More …

The Tiny Tricycle Poets

The Tiny Tricycle Poets, made up of three internationally and locally recognized individuals, Emma Field, Angelica Poversky and Andrew Warner, that have competed and performed all over Canada. Together, they are made up of a provincial team slam champion, a Read More …

Phat Tank Fights the Monster God

In a bleak world of No Fun™, three individuals – Sprout, Lupe and B.6 – answered the call of destiny and formed the ass-busting dance band PHAT TANK, bringing love and salvation to their homeland and their people. They then Read More …

Texture & Light

(Powell River) These days it is common for indie rock musicians to moonlight as DJs, but rare to find an artist moving in the opposite direction. Texture & Light was formed by recovering DJ Trevor Refix as a way to Read More …

Josie and the Napkin

Have you ever found yourself listening to the most recent top 40 hit, and thought, Wow, I wish I was listening to something good? If so, Josie and the Napkin may be right for you. Josie and the Napkin are Read More …

Boomshack

Boomshack is an 8 piece dance machine. Plug us in, hit play, and be prepared to dance your socks off. Seeking to combine what is pop with what is hip; our goal is to get people dancing. Hearkening back to Read More …

April Dawn Brass

Music for April Dawn Brass has been hobby for most of her life and is better known for her work as a visual artist, curator and event production.  At the age of five years old she began performing as a Read More …

James Sawatsky

A natural born jokester, filled with sarcastic quips & one-liners, James had his first stand-up experience in 2013 and was hooked! Since  then, he has travelled to Victoria & Nanaimo to perform at amateur nights. To reduce his travel time, Read More …

Stephen Hamm

Hamm One Man Band is legendary Vancouver musician and entertainer Stephen Hamm’s latest solo adventure into psychedelic outsider rock. Combining his larger than life personality with Organ, Synthesizer and Theremin let Mr. Hamm take you on a musical journey into Read More …

The Studio Rat

Also known as Ina-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhausen Born 1962 in Germany, Ina-Griet went to Waldorf-Kindergarten, got her high school diploma, trained as make-up artist and massage therapist, then got a master’s in health-science and choreography/physical education. In 1999, she and her Read More …

2 Dope Boys in a Cadillac

(All over) The preachers of The Anthropocalypse in the guise of barefoot beards. In order to further the good word of bad things, they have spent nearly five years restlessly wandering North America. Along their journeys, they have created psychedelic talk Read More …

Strange Creatures

On a dark and stormy night during the dead of winter 2016, Teva and Kai held a secret meeting deep in the farmlands of Courtenay, BC. They’re objective was pure and simple. To rock crowds from their slumber, to melt Read More …

Adam Norman

Adam Norman is a singer/songwriter from the Comox Valley. Music has always been a huge part of his life. Whether listening to his dad play around a campfire or bouncing on his moms lap at festivals, music has always put Read More …

Ryks Davies

(Comox) Ryks Davies lives in Comox and is a grade 5 student at Ecole Robb Road. He has just turned 11. Ryks’s passion is music. He takes guitar, piano and vocal lessons. Last summer he started busking. He currently holds Read More …

Ryan Castle

Ryan is a singer/songwriter born and raised in the Comox Valley. With a studio album currently in the making and many solo and group performances under his belt, he is sure to play some songs you’ll recognize, and others you Read More …

Teamwork Street Party – Simms Alley

(Saturday June 3 – after the Phat Tank Finale! in the Alley til Midnight) Featuring TeamWork (Agent Hooper + EM.ASH) TEAMWORK Mushroom Manor TeamWork Thursdays live stream (past episodes are up too) https://chew.tv/mushroommanor   AGENT HOOPER Tucked away in the coastal forests of Read More …

Phono Pony

Phono Pony is a Canadian art-rock duo. They’ll be on their X-Canada tour in support of their second album release in summer 2017. Their first EP, “Phonography”, was well received by Vancouver’s critics in 2016 and their broad musical style Read More …

AEIOU

(Nanaimo) Art. Ensemble. Initiative. Of the Universe! We are an art collective that strives to become one with the collective artistic consciousness of the community at large. We specialize in huge canvases where we invite people of all ages and Read More …

Don’t Touch the Artifacts Improv

Come watch people magically make stuff up and create stories out of nothing from nowhere. Nowhere, Now Here. Is that even possible? You be the judge—literally—as Don’t Touch the Artifact Improvisors make believe in this ComedySports style improvised show. Megan Read More …

The Snow Monkeez

The Snow Monkeez are a group of well-seasoned musicians who make music for the love of it. Expert improvisation, intuitively created every performance and played with passion. Blaine Dunaway, Bruce Wing & Steve Ruskin are the Snow Monkeez. Based in Read More …

Chad Pab

(Flin Flon) Chad Pabianek (pronounced Pab-ee-ah-nek) is a multi-talented artist from the small northern town of Flin Flon Manitoba, who from a very young age knew music would be his life’s compass. An introduction to piano at the age of Read More …

Alison Fox

Alison Fox is a creative arts therapist, counsellor, nurse, educator and Soul Motion® teacher. She specialises in creative approaches to trauma recovery, grief and loss, end-of-life issues, and community healing processes. She has a special affinity with people who work Read More …

Black Swan Fiddlers

(Comox Valley) The Black Swan Fiddlers have been playing Celtic music in the Comox Valley since 2005.  The band started with my need to provide my senior students with a vehicle to continue top develop their musical talents.  The main Read More …

The Slim Milkie Band

The Slim Milkie band with Band Leader and songwriter Slim Milkie, Lead Guitarist Craig Vishek, Del Riviera on Accordion, and Nicholas Simons on Country Cello are proudly from Powell River, BC. Ballads, waltzes and fast driving ringers are all performed Read More …

Doug Koyama

Doug Koyama makes songs about love. Each impromptu composition is the expression of the moment in which it exists. Doug Koyama is a singer and performer currently based in the central interior region of British Columbia. A shift in 2009 Read More …

Tan & Hide

Tan and Hide are a Vancouver Island born trio consisting of Jake Winter on guitar and vocals, Kevin Parks on drums and now Kirk Borger on the bass. Their music is bluesy, hard hitting, and rockin with catchy instrumentals. The Read More …

Sandowne Fiddle Club (CYMC Strings)

The Sandowne Fiddle Club is an extracurricular group from Sandowne Elementary School in Campbell River. Members include a cellist, a pianist and 8 fiddlers ranging in age from 8 to 11. They are joined by an adult on ukulele and Read More …