Explore the amazing array of artists we have gathered from around the world to build a soundtrack for the best weekend of your summer – and we'll see you at the beach!
Punk rock roots troubadour by way of California, NYC and Austin shares songs with an eye toward social change
A soundscape of vocal layers, loops, raps and harmonies on a bed of hip-hop, jazz and soul-inspired beats
An original blend of indigenous Sámi yoiks, grooving rhythms and improvisation
Young musicians playing contemporary and traditional fiddle tunes
The artist formerly known as Oh Susanna becomes her true self with a fresh beginning
Bringing together Vancouver’s finest bluegrass and old time musicians for a world class sound with a distinctly west coast...
A mix of southern soul and restrained balladry, with obvious touches of jazz, blues, old-school country, and western swing
One of today's premier electric guitarists, known for his blues playing with deep jazz influences
A group of very talented young musicians from various regions in Mexico including Vera Cruz, Oaxaca, and Morelos
A compelling collaboration exploring the Haida worldview of a Supernatural landscape through traditional Haida music interwoven with influences from...
The Festival's favourite stilt-walking, ukulele-strumming bird returns!
Blending haunting harmony and quick-witted comedy with East-Coast meets Americana songwriting
Virtuosic multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter is one of the most compelling new voices in roots music
Recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s best performing songwriters, Lennie Gallant has released thirteen albums of original...
The new musical genre of Roma jazz, merging Eastern influences with western musicology
The musical epitome of an island society, creating explosive harmony that boldly crosses borders
Fresh, genuine and candid perspective through the window of an adolescent world that speaks to the masses
A musical search for calm through these waves of uncertainty and upheaval
Music of celebration and conscience that will move you and make you move
An artist revered for her soulful voice, captivating live show, and immersive lyrical storytelling
A brand new collaboration of Richard Inman and Amber Nielson (Sweet Alibi)
Melody, dissonance, humour, tenderness, aggression, depth, grandeur
Grooves for days. Monster horns, crushing percussion and shredding psych-rock guitars.
Redefining Indian classical music on slide guitar
A natural-born vocalist, soul singer & songwriter
Reinventing timeless music while integrating new ideas and influences with an originality and flair
Melody-driven songs with layers of atmospheric synth, organ, and textured guitar
Swinging blues band born of wild rose country
“Sublime Appalachian heartbreak”. – Rolling Stone
An eclectic ensemble of Scottish highland bagpipes, Balinese processional gamelan beleganjur, solo voices, chorus, and viola
The tenth year since Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent – billed as Shovels & Rope – combined threads...
Combining ancient Korean vocal styles with electronics and jazz, creating something completely new in the process
An artist, activist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of extraordinary power, talent and grace
Infectious hooks, sweet harmonies, and a pile of power-pop riffs
A cornerstone of the American Roots Music landscape for over half a century
A towering musical figure who embodies the blues