General News · 22nd July 2011
Cortes Music Fest
Cortes Music Fest Schedule
Saturday July 23rd
Hosted by the Naked DJ’s
Kyell Erickson –Acoustic folk rocking teenager from Campbell River.
Quadra Drummers – Five-piece hand drum troop.
Sheri Ranger – Spiritual serenading from a Cortes Island beauty.
Dick Victoria – A guy, a guitar, and homage to Tom Wait’s.
Christine Gail Fisher – Lovely singer/songwriter from Victoria plays originals and covers.
Rena Patrick – Quadra Islander performs spoken word poetry.
Luke Buguead – Acoustic original folk/rock with an edge, raised on Cortes Island.
Francesca Belcourt – Singer/songwriter from Cortes Island sings sweet melodies and plays ukulele.
Cory Douglas Mclean and Shari Stellar – Magnificent multi genre amorous guy girl vocals and guitar.
Domingo Noches - Ethnically flavoured jam music, including some Sanskrit chants.
Canary Jungle – 4-piece folk rock band that will romance you.
Moonshine Gang – Authentic island boys that play the blues.
Mixed Greens – Homegrown Cortes Island folk rock jam band.
Trak Pantz – Cortes Island’s resident punk rockers.
Back Eddy & The Procrastinators – Cortes Island’s freshest funky ska band.
9:40 – END
DJ Sets at the Gorge Hall – Tickets $10.00 - available to purchase at the Natural Food Co-op and the Gorge Harbour Store. A limited amount of tickets will be available to purchase on Saturday at the festival. You do not want to miss these three awesome DJs!
12:00am - 1:00am
Sunday July 24th
Hosted by the Naked DJs
Fiftieth Parallel - Rad acoustic guitar duo from Campbell River.
Arne Olafson - From Denman Island, Arne promises to play sweetly.
Andy Ducasse – Awesome Cortes Island veteran vocalist.
Banjo Joe – A guy named Joe from Quadra Island that really knows how to play the banjo!
Richard Jacobs - Spoken word poetry with a twist.
Colin Easthope - Folk country blues from Vancouver blending past and present.
The Knackers – Classic Celtic folk rock from Vancouver.
Amy Bockner – Raised on Cortes Island, Amy sings sultry soul and blues
Cameron Gunn – Quadra Island genuine original folk rock blues
Rick Bockner – A member of the 1960’s band “Mad River” plays roots blues, traditional and contemporary, acoustic jazz, and folk.
Marguerite Thompson – Recent Berklee graduate sings captivatingly smooth soulful jazz and blues
Heavy Lemon – young talent from Victoria with a vintage blues sound.
Indigo Kids – From Vancouver, Hip Hop music with big soul, big thoughts and big drums.
Emily Spiller –Female vocalist of the year at the Vancouver Island Music Awards sings experimental soul, blues, and jazz.
Just a reminder to everyone that is an alcohol free event. No alcoholic beverages will be permitted on the property at Trude's or inside and outside of the Gorge Hall.