MusicFest 2016

John Prine, Serena Ryder, 54-40, The Trews and so many favourites to revisit or new discoveries to find! Check out the full line-up below.

Matt Andersen

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

What Mud Are You Made Of?
The Grierson Stage

Not What's Expected From Me
The Barn

Blues, Canadiana, Hot Pickers, Killer Voices, R&B, Blues & Soul

Qristina & Quinn Bachand

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Our Island Music
The Barn

Fiddle Traditions and Beyond
The Barn

Songs From The Celtic Tradition
At The Cross Roads

Quinn joins Ashley MacIsaac
The Concert Bowl Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Celtic, Contemporary Folk, Fiddle Tunes, Guitar Masters, Island Artist, Traditional Folk

Bill Bourne

A lick, a song, and a story
Twilight In The Barn

A writer's question
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Morning Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Not What's Expected From Me
The Barn

Americana, Blues, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Global / World Music, Killer Voices, Singer / Songwriters

Michael Jerome Browne

Blue In All Sizes
The Barn

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Fiddle Traditions and Beyond
The Barn

Slide Guitar
At The Cross Roads

Americana, Blues, Canadiana, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Guitar Masters, Hot Pickers, String Music

Jim Byrnes

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party!
The Concert Bowl Stage

Message In A Bottle
The Concert Bowl Stage

Groover's Paradise
The Grierson Stage

Jim Byrnes & The Sojourners Concert
Twilight In The Barn

Spirit Celebration
The Concert Bowl Stage

New Country, Old Country
The Barn

Americana, BC Artist, Blues, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Gospel, Jazz & Swing, R&B, Blues & Soul

Martin & Eliza Carthy

Message In A Bottle
The Concert Bowl Stage

Concert
The Woodland Stage

What Mud Are You Made Of? (Martin Carthy)
The Grierson Stage

Fiddle Traditions and Beyond (Eliza Carthy)
The Barn

Not What's Expected From Me
The Barn

Traditional Folk, United Kingdom Folk

Peter Case

Blue In All Sizes
The Barn

Groover's Paradise
The Grierson Stage

What Mud Are You Made Of?
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer / Songwriters

Rj Cowdery

A writer's question
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Songs That Shaped Us
Twilight In The Barn

What Mud Are You Made Of?
The Grierson Stage

Not What's Expected From Me
The Barn

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer / Songwriters

CUBE


Roving Performers

Canadiana, Circus & Roaving Performers, Dance

Darlingside

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

All The Terrible Things
The Grierson Stage

Songs That Shaped Us
Twilight In The Barn

Vocal Harmonies
At The Cross Roads

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer / Songwriters

Cris Derksens Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaborative Project

Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaboration Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Spirit Celebration (The Chippewa Travellers & Nimkii Osawamick)
The Concert Bowl Stage

Concert (Cris Derksen)
The Grassy Knoll

Acoustic Rockers (Cris Derksen)
The Grierson Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, First Nations, Global / World Music, String Music, What do you call this?

Cécile Doo-Kingué

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Blue In All Sizes
The Barn

Mistreated
The Grierson Stage

Spirit Celebration
The Concert Bowl Stage

Kindred Spirits
Twilight In The Barn

Blues, Canadiana, Guitar Masters, Hot Pickers, Jazz & Swing, R&B, Blues & Soul, Singer / Songwriters

54-40

Acoustic Rockers (Neil Osborne)
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Island Artist, Rock & Indie, Rock and Roll, Singer / Songwriters

Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin

Duo Personalities
Twilight In The Barn

Morning Blues
The Grassy Knoll

Crossing Boundries
At The Cross Roads

Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaboration Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Kindred Spirits
Twilight In The Barn

Contemporary Folk, Global / World Music, Hot Pickers, Traditional Folk, United Kingdom Folk, What do you call this?

Sam Hurrie

A lick, a song, and a story
Twilight In The Barn

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party!
The Concert Bowl Stage

Morning Blues
The Grassy Knoll

Our Island Music
The Barn

Concert
The Woodland Stage

BC Artist, Blues, Hot Pickers, Island Artist, R&B, Blues & Soul, Singer / Songwriters

Island Hula Hoopla


Roving Performers

Circus & Roaving Performers, Island Artist

Kacy and Clayton

Duo Personalities
Twilight In The Barn

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Mistreated
The Grierson Stage

What Mud Are You Made Of?
The Grierson Stage

Americana, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Singer / Songwriters

Kaumakaiwa & Kekuhi Kealiʻikanakaʻole with Shawn Pimental

Home is...
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaboration Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

The Beat Goes On
The Grierson Stage

Hawaiian Music, Hawaiian Culture
At The Cross Roads

Hawaiian Music, Killer Voices

Kobo Town

All The Terrible Things
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Oh, the places we'll go!
The Barn

Kindred Spirits
Twilight In The Barn

Calypso, Canadiana, Global / World Music

Kumugwe Dancers

Opening Ceremonies
The Concert Bowl Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, First Nations, Island Artist, Kids

Daniel Lapp

Groover's Paradise
The Grierson Stage

Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaboration Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Fiddle Traditions and Beyond
The Barn

Concert (Daniel Lapp)
The Grassy Knoll

54-40 Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Celtic, Contemporary Folk, Country Swing, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Fiddle Tunes, Global / World Music, Hot Pickers, Island Artist, Jazz & Swing, Rock & Indie, Singer / Songwriters

Jess Lee

A lick, a song, and a story
Twilight In The Barn

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Orchestral Pow-Wow Collaboration Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

New Country, Old Country
The Barn

Americana, BC Artist, Canadiana, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, First Nations, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

Hazel Lennox – Festival Fairy

These folks perform throughout the site, throughout the weekend
Roving Performers

Circus & Roaving Performers

Little Big Shot

Song Swap (Laryssa Campbell)
The Grassy Knoll

Our Island Music
The Barn

New Country, Old Country
The Barn

Acoustic Rockers
The Grierson Stage

Concert
Twilight In The Barn

BC Artist, Canadiana, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Island Artist, Rock and Roll, Singer / Songwriters

Los Texmaniacs and friends  ~  Alejandro Escovedo,  Rosie Flores & Augie Meyers

Groover's Paradise
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

All Channels Open
The Grierson Stage

Americana, Blues, Conjunto, Guitar Masters, Hot Pickers, Latin Soul, Mexican Folk, Rock and Roll, Singer / Songwriters, Tex Mex

Ashley MacIsaac

Fiddle Traditions and Beyond
The Barn

All Channels Open
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Canadiana, Celtic, Contemporary Folk, Fiddle Tunes, Global / World Music, Hot Pickers, String Music, What do you call this?

Mandolin Orange

Home is...
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Oh, the places we'll go!
The Barn

Not What's Expected From Me
The Barn

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Singer / Songwriters

Kevin Mitchell with Michelle Keir

Duo Personalities
Twilight In The Barn

Song Swap
The Grassy Knoll

Our Island Music
The Barn

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

BC Artist, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

Mythmaker


Roving Performers

Circus & Roaving Performers

Dan Navarro – replaced by Bill Bourne

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Killer Voices, Singer / Songwriters

Novel Voz – replaced by April Verch

Acapella, Global / World Music, Killer Voices

Paul Pigat

A lick, a song, and a story
Twilight In The Barn

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party!
The Concert Bowl Stage

Guitar Licks and Tricks
At The Cross Roads

Jim Byrnes & The Sojourners Concert
Twilight In The Barn

Concert (Paul Pigat)
The Woodland Stage

BC Artist, Blues, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Country Swing, Hot Pickers, R&B, Blues & Soul

John Prine

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Americana, Contemporary Folk, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Singer / Songwriters

The Ragpicker String Band

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party! (Rich Delgrosso)
The Concert Bowl Stage

Morning Blues (Rich DelGrosso)
The Grassy Knoll

Ragtime Guitar (Mary Flower)
At The Cross Roads

Martin Grosswendt Concert
The Woodland Stage

Message In A Bottle
The Concert Bowl Stage

Mistreated
The Grierson Stage

Oh, the places we'll go!
The Barn

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Americana, Blues, Guitar Masters, Hot Pickers, Jazz & Swing, Singer / Songwriters

Serena Ryder

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Canadiana, Killer Voices, Rock & Indie

The Small Glories

Duo Personalities
Twilight In The Barn

Home is...
The Grierson Stage

Songs That Shaped Us
Twilight In The Barn

Concert
The Woodland Stage

Acoustic Rockers
The Grierson Stage

Americana, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Singer / Songwriters

The Sojourners

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party!
The Concert Bowl Stage

Freedom ! Songs and History with the Sojourners
The Woodland Stage

Mistreated
The Grierson Stage

Jim Byrnes & The Sojourners Concert
Twilight In The Barn

Spirit Celebration
The Concert Bowl Stage

The Beat Goes On
The Grierson Stage

Gospel, Killer Voices, R&B, Blues & Soul

Nathan Tinkham

A lick, a song, and a story
Twilight In The Barn

Yodeling Cowboy : A Tribute To Wilf Carter
The Barn

New Country, Old Country
The Barn

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

BC Artist, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Country Swing, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

TRAD. ATTACK!

Twilight Show
Twilight In The Barn

Home is...
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Estonian Music
At The Cross Roads

All Channels Open
The Grierson Stage

Kindred Spirits
Twilight In The Barn

Global / World Music, What do you call this?

The Trews

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Acoustic Rockers
The Grierson Stage

Canadiana, Rock & Indie

The Twenty Fourth Street Wailers

Twenty Fourth Street Wailers House Party!
The Concert Bowl Stage

Blue In All Sizes
The Barn

Spirit Celebration
The Concert Bowl Stage

Concert
Twilight In The Barn

Blues, Canadiana, Jazz & Swing, Killer Voices, Rock and Roll

Amanda Usher & Boondock

Song Swap (Amanda Usher)
The Grassy Knoll

Our Island Music (Amanda Usher)
The Barn

Concert (Amanda Usher & Boondock)
Twilight In The Barn

New Country, Old Country (Amanda Usher)
The Barn

BC Artist, Contemporary Folk, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

Valdy & the Hometown Band – 40th Anniversary Reunion

A writer's question (Shari Ulrich)
The Grierson Stage

One For The Kids (Valdy)
The Barn

Message In A Bottle (Valdy)
The Concert Bowl Stage

Groover's Paradise (Claire Lawrence)
The Grierson Stage

Songs That Shaped Us (Shari Ulrich)
Twilight In The Barn

40 Years & Counting; Valdy, Shari and Claire in Conversation with Holger Petersen
At The Cross Roads

All Channels Open (Claire Lawrence)
The Grierson Stage

Reunion Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

April Verch

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Blue In All Sizes
The Barn

Fiddle/Dance Workshop
At The Cross Roads

The Beat Goes On
The Grierson Stage

Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time, Fiddle Tunes, String Music

Vestafire


Roving Performers

BC Artist, Circus & Roaving Performers, Island Artist

Washboard Hank & Lance Loree

One For The Kids
The Barn

All The Terrible Things
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Grassy Knoll

Working As A Duo
At The Cross Roads

New Country, Old Country
The Barn

Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Kids, Singer / Songwriters, What do you call this?

The Westerly Sisters

A writer's question
The Grierson Stage

Our Island Music
The Barn

Concert
The Woodland Stage

BC Artist, Canadiana, Contemporary Folk, Island Artist, Singer / Songwriters

Tal Wilkenfeld

All Channels Open
The Grierson Stage

Concert
The Concert Bowl Stage

Bass Playin' Mo' Fo' !, Global / World Music, Guitar Masters, Jazz & Swing

Yodelling Cowboy : A Tribute to Wilf Carter

Yodeling Cowboy : A Tribute To Wilf Carter
The Barn

Canadiana, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time

Special Guest – Michael Asch – Folkways Records

Folkways - Interview with Michael Asch; son of Moses Asch, founder of Folkways - Host Peter North
At The Cross Roads

Special Guest Speakers

Special Guest – Richard Flohil – A Life In Music

A Life In Music - Richard Flohil talks with Host Tom Coxworth
At The Cross Roads

Special Guest Speakers