As the underground culture of the “backyard concert” has become one of the trending summertime event concepts, ONSTAGE's host Fiona Forbes introduces Vancouver’s own “Star Captains” as they perform in a unique South Surrey location. The ultimate backyard concert.
Originally recorded as part of the Music from the Coast series in 2015, Featured musician Russell deCarle, known for fronting Canadian country group Prairie Oyster, entertains the audience with traditional old style country roots music. If you like cowboys, campfires and the musical style that country music was built on, you'll love Russell deCarle On Stage
Small Town Artillery is a rock band originally from Kaslo, B.C. They make music straight from the basement of their dusty souls. Their lyrics are rich with depth and emotion, and the instrumentation is a tapestry of sound. The group’s sincere affinity for aural articulation comes across in their high octane performances - featuring a full horn section.
Enjoy the original music of this Roots and Celtic-inspired trio with multi-talented musicians Eric Reed and Mike Sanyshyn. ONSTAGE's Nikita Graham sits down with Bruce, Nolan and Laurence who reflect upon the past 20 years together - and share a few laughs.
There’s a reason, beyond their dazzling musicianship and wildly entertaining live shows, that The East Pointers have connected with audiences right across the globe, making new, original roots music the hippest, most vibrant thing going.
Bold. Upbeat. Immense and Soulful is the cutting edge sound which is Old Soul Rebel. A powerhouse duo, coloured by brass and driven by drums, puts a brand new shine on soul and rock n roll.Formed in Vancouver BC in late 2015 by a like minded need to sing stories of their past, core members Chelsea D.E. Johnson and Lola Whyte started to swap songs.
At age 69, Jim Byrnes has recorded a career milestone, which, given his history with numerous Juno Awards and Maple Blues Awards, among many other accolades, is saying a lot. Even though he's been winning over audiences with his soulful vocals for more than fifty years now, he's never sung like he does on 'Long Hot Summer Days'.