Chill out in the funky lounge of one of the favourite gathering places of “Upper 5th Street”. Owners Mark and Danielle are big supporters of the local arts scene and they’ve handed us the keys to the Grotto (so to speak) for the whole day!
Live music starts around noon and continues till about 10 pm. All ages are most welcome!This is a great place to grab a tasty drink, light snack or a meal during the event.
|1:00pm||Ellisa Hartman Trio|
|2:00pm||Cory Douglas Mclean|
- Corwin Fox
Corwin Fox is a Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist who has been hailed as “a shining light in Canadian roots music” by Doug Cox (artistic director, Vancouver Island Music Festival).… More » »
- Megan Rutledge
Megan Rutledge is an aspiring 16 year old musician singing and playing a mix of indie folk, celtic and contemporary. Currently, she is a member of the Cantiamo Chamber Ensemble along with being involved in the Mark Isfeld school choirs.… More » »
- Ellisa Hartman
Ellisa Hartman is a talented young singer/songwriter ready to leap into a high-profile role in the Canadian Independent music scene. Her artistic presence, unique voicing and quirky instrumental timing bring an honest and charismatic sound to the folk genre.… More » »
- Cory Douglas Mclean
Cory Douglas Mclean creates musical compositions using many different instruments and objects, including guitar, bass, keyboard, melodica, harmonica,hand drums, along with his voice (singing and mouth percussion, or beat-boxing).… More » »
- Cameron Gunn
Born in the rocky mountains and raised on Quadra island, Cameron was brought up in a very musical family with a rich influence of folk and blues.… More » »
- Brodie Dawson
It’s her voice that jumps out at you… Brodie Dawson makes a clear, direct hit and seduces you with a bit of smoky overtone. She’ll catch you at the door as the first notes of her voice seem to wrap you in a warm cloak made of sweet, earthy moodiness, and her words can almost be tasted as her stories make their way across your palette served up hot, smooth and rich on her own plate of originality.… More » »
- Fiftieth Parallel
Fiftieth Parallel is a group from Campbell River who play a wide variety of progressive acoustic music. As of December 2011 their debut full-length album, entitled ‘Weapon of the Future’, has been on sale around Campbell River and the Comox Valley and they have been feverishly performing throughout the area to help promote their CD.… More » »
- Indigo Jazz
The duo at the heart of INDIGO JAZZ are singer Dale Graham and guitarist Rick Husband. The compelling melodies and rhythmic play of the great jazz standards are given room to stretch out and breathe in the intimate setting of one voice and one instrument.
Dale’s voice is warm and flexible, delivering moving ballads at one moment and exuberant, up-tempo swing the next.
Rick provides lyrical lines, great rhythmic interest, and beautiful harmonic counterpoint on the guitar. Together, they interpret your favourite jazz standards, and introduce you to new tunes with an Indigo Jazz twist!
Photos by Doug Anderson… More » »
Image by Josh Klassen