Performers

Indigenous led Curtis Clear Sky & the Constellationz based out Vancouver BC Canada released their album Indigifunk in 2019 that consists of Hip-hop with Latin-Funk, Soul, Ska, Reggae & Blues. Kat Hendrix who played drums on the foundational Hip- hop sampled song “Apache” plays drums on the Indigifunk. The single Turtle Island released in 2019 features Juno Award winning Mohawk bluesman Murray Porter. In June 2006 at the World Urban Forum in Vancouver Curtis is recognized as a Messenger of Truth by the United Nations. Curtis’ music has taken him to Aotearoa-New Zealand. Curtis recently participated in the Indigenous Music ASKIY Export program networking with international opportunities in the US, UK and Germany. The new single Our Home will be released in the summer of 2022.

Listen for vintage jazz sounds (like Erykah Badu meets Lauryn Hill) & timeless lyrics from Nigerian-Canadian, Afro-soul and R&B artist, Sadé Awele. Sadé joined forces with electric band mates, Kaitie Sly & Amine Said to form Serengeti. Their music is influenced by the greats like Fela Kuti, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan - to name a few. You feel this in the energy their music brings & the blend of instrumentation from the depths of Morocco to the shores of Nigeria. Their first hit song “Way Back” was released in 2021, with more music to come in 2022!

Known for their heart pounding energy, Cookin’ With Brass is an adrenaline-charged band that features an innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds, R&B, Blues, Funk, Jazz, Hip-Hop beats, Rock and Pop. Their genre-bending performances unleash brassy Funk and Street Beat rhythms that move people.

Cookin' With Brass has a repertoire that spans from early Motown songs like I Want You Back by The Jackson 5 to Love Again by Dua Lipa and other Top 40 hits plus New Orleans Brass Band favourites.  This fun band supercharges popular songs with a universal party groove, making Cookin’ With Brass the ideal band for any event

Jobé is a multi-faceted artistic individual from the Fraser valley, growing up between Vancouver and Abbotsford. Seeing the beauty in expressing emotions and storytelling through song, really inspired her to eventually find her own voice. Bringing you ethereal moody vibes, with heavy harmonies rooted in neo soul, rnb and jazz.

Yuki the juggler is a Japanese Canadian professional juggler based in Vancouver, Canada. He has performed at events across 5 continents and is on the local roster of artists where he can be seen at community and corporate events in Lower Mainland, BC. Some of his achievements include 1st place at East Japan Juggling Jam Session 2013 and awarded the CanSpin: Canadian Juggler of the Year Award in 2015 and in 2019. His company, Cause & Effect Circus has produced a multiple award winning show ‘The New Conformity’ and is currently working on a new production funded by the Canada Arts Council. Alongside his performance, he has served time on a board of organizations such as International Juggling Association, and Madskillz Vancouver Society to help promote the art of juggling both locally and internationally. Yuki also is an inspiring juggling coach and few of his former students have been accepted to circus schools around the globe to pursue juggling arts.