After what seemed like a suitable hibernation, Toronto’s own musical powerhouse ZEUS has set
their alarm for rock o’clock and are storming back into the live scene. Armed with new material from
their upcoming, fourth full-length album, Zeus is rejuvenated and brimming with unburned rock n’
roll fuel, delivering a newly charged-up live show.
Nightseeker is a real life band featuring the fictional character Dean from the Fubar movies.
Nightseeker is as serious about their craft as witches at a coven. There are no winks to the camera. Every song is on point, even if the lyrics are about needing to impregnate the Universal goodness with Rock to insure the propagation of human kind.
The illest redhead on turntables. Seriously, youtube that shit. he is increasingly recognized for his comfort and versatility in different styles – hip hop, funk, disco, club, rock, and just about every other genre that will make you dance – more and more people are getting hip to his style. That's what keeps this Bastid working so hard.
Mat The Alien
Since the age of fourteen, Mat has been mixing , scratching and making mixes - beats , spanning many genres , tempos and styles , but always having one thing in common - heavy beats and bass lines, which appeals to a large variety of crowds. Currently, Mat enjoys playing multi-genre sets with bass, heavy beats, and of course, lots of cuts and contrasting sounds along the way.
We present all the details and a stimulating advance, before the awakening of this old beast of heavy rock. A quartet with a lot of bad milk contained that comes to your room wanting to give a lot of war.
Small Town Artillery
Small Town Artillery are a Rock & Roll band with a horn section originally from Kaslo, British Columbia.
In 2018 they were chosen as one of the top 100 bands in Canada by CBC Searchlight judges, signed to Jump Attack! Records out of East Vancouver & released their 3rd LP titled, “Don’t Talk Away The Magic”.
The band’s success and buzz are due to their high-octane live show, relentless self-promotion and strong desire to see a lifelong dream realized, 20 years in the making.
With over 300 songs written and recorded, album of the year credits, and multiple continent-spanning tours, Eamon McGrath has developed a body of work that could rival that of any artist 15 years his senior. This is the house that punk rock built: a fierce DIY attitude and constantly-changing style has guided McGrath across the globe on countless tours, stories from which have been cultivated in innumerable journal entries and song lyrics.
Formed in the early winter months of 2015 in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley, Blessed were born from a shared creative objective. From the start, its original four members found themselves naturally amalgamating elements of Post-Hardcore, Minimalism, New Wave, Krautrock, and Punk.
Joe Nolan makes a remarkably dynamic return in his forthcoming release, Cry Baby. A truly prolific songwriter, Joe has taken the time needed to assemble eleven songs that make perfect sense together. The album's concept takes you on a trip of melancholic madness. Through darkness and depression, booze-filled evenings and fractured relationships, Joe is unabashed in sharing his deepest secrets and honest outlooks. There is a charm in his chaos, a youthful maturity, a broken journey but a hopeful return.
Miesha and the Spanks
Based in Treaty 7 Territory, Miesha & The Spanks have been making a name for themselves as Calgary’s louder-than-you-might-think, non-stop touring machines. They’ve been described as “a fast, nasty, sexy slab of riff-fuelled Runaways rock, clad in spit-polished black leather and bursting with sass and singalong swagger”— as portrayed by rock n roll matriarch Miesha Louie and her partner in crime, the hardest hitting Sean Hamilton on drums.
Composed of members from Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado, Girlfriend Material, is the most anticipated supergroup since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles teamed up with the Power Rangers From Space, only featuring more Canadians with electric guitars.
Giant Water Bug
Formed in 2012, Rossland’s premier rock and roll band are a sight to behold and hear. After 2 EP’s, 2 full length albums, and hundreds of live performances, this band has shown they can lay it down as well as any band in the land.
The Gaff is a soulful brother on the wheels of steel, a lifelong DJ with tight skills & cuts, a lengthy list of accomplishments, tonnes of records, heart & class. Gaff is also a renowned Producer, using ableton live, vintage equipment and; 'the main ingredients' in Gaff's renowned soul food recipe; a substantial record collection of over 10,000 lp's & 45's. One foot in the future, and one foot in the past. The Gaff's purpose is in elevating Hip Hop, Dance, Club and Electronic Sounds to a level easily combined with Funk, Soul,& Jazz.
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 intimate stage presence. Often compared to having the same classic feel as bands like Blue Rodeo, Tom Petty and Jackson Browne, the band knows how to connect with crowds large and small.
Circle the Wagons
Circle the Wagons was formed in 2002 in the dark mountains of the Kootenays by Mike Maggot and Paddy Duddy. Fast, furious, old school hard-core punk.
Jaded Hearts are the New Old Time Country/Blues band that share songs with class and charisma and focus heavily on their personal, clever and heartfelt lyrics. They re-introduce finger picked ballads and flat picked two steps, alongside drinking songs and lovers waltzes with three part harmonies and steel strings. In their live performances they mix homegrown original songs that stick in your brain and heart, with classic cover songs from their musical heroes.
Leather Apron Revival
Leather Apron Revival is a Canadian three piece rock band hailing from Kimberley BC and formed in 2017. All multi-instrumentalists, the group combines to create music that is energetic and sonically powerful. Mixing elements of Canadian rock, blues and Celtic, a Leather Apron Revival show will have everyone captivated.
Under The Rocks
Under the Rocks is an energetic young string band based out of British Columbia, Canada. Inspired by traditional and contemporary American bluegrass, UTR applies the modern sensibilities of its collective members to stand on the shoulders of tradition and make music that is creative, reflective, relevant and very entertaining. The band prides themselves on the energetic and dynamic nature of their live shows, which feature an eclectic mix of musical styles and stories that will make you want to dance and sing or sit and listen
Carly’s style of wildcrafted folk – propelled by guitar and clawhammer banjo – has garnered international acclaim for its vivid imagery and enchanting melodies. Her debut album, Ingrained, was toured extensively and rose into the National Top 10 folk/roots/blues charts, as did her sophomore album, Comet, which was recently released in late 2018. Bring a compass, Carly will take you places.
Brett Nelson began his life in music with one foot in each the folk and art-rock music scenes of the mid-ought years. He dropped out of architecture school in 2012 with the determination to carve his own path and subsequently spent five years gigging and odd-jobbing around Winnipeg. Since then, he has carried his body of work throughout North America and to the UK. He currently lives in a big, old house in rural Quebec.
KC & The Elderberries
KC and the Elderberrys are a homegrown Rossland group of talented musicians that
combine their years of experience to perform a variety of genres that include Rock,
Blues, Reggae and Funk music featuring tunes from the Allman Bros, Bonnie
Raitt,Bob Marley,Peter Tosh,Dire Straits to name a few
Peter Reed is a Rossland based singer-songwriter who has always been captivated by the power and poetry of one man and a guitar. Drawing inspiration from musical heroes Guy Clark, Chris Whitley and Paul Kelly to name but a few, Peter crafts his songs by distilling stories of everyday life, love and laughter delivering them through a roots/folk lens.
Dirt Music. From the earth, for the people.
Musical projects include; Dirt Floor, Dandelion & The Ditchweeds, Five Horse Death, The Werewolves of Thunder.