2019 Cultivate Music Performers

Internationally acclaimed electronic musician and vocalist AppleCat was raised on the West Coast, and specializes in Deep Dubstep, Fairytale Bass, Mystic Trap, World, and IDM. On ...
Deep in the woods of a rugged little island, beatfarmer plays the music that drives him to dance. His love for dance carries him through many ...
Broadband is an eight-women multi-genre ensemble from Gabriola Island. This vibrant vocal and instrumental collaboration brings a variety of styles and experience to the stage, with ...
Growing up in the the beautiful twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago gave Caleb Hart the unique opportunity to meet people from all over the ...
Proud Gabriolan Crystal Carlson is thrilled to appear for the first time on Gabriola's shared space, the Commons. She'll be performing her original music about relationships, ...
Dia-Nos is an electronic Hip-Hop duo from Victoria, one Dia, the other Nostic. Dia-Nos use ancient instruments combined with modern sound in their music, producing their ...
Erin Moonsister rises. She waxes and wanes, from new to full. She feels into the Gabriola night air. Erin's visceral and raw vocal performances weave together ...
Footprints of the Wolf are a respected family drum circle from Snuneymuxw First Nation. They were collaborators on Crimson Coast Dance Society's amazing show from 2018, ...
Beloved island artists Brian Green, Tina Jones, and Nathan Tinkham come together for a sweet circle of island song, blending their unique styles. Brian Green is ...
Raised on the farm on the Canadian prairies, now a Canadian Legend. Gabriola Island's own Gary Fjellgaard is a champion of vanishing values and the frontier ...
Hale & Hearty are a husband-and-wife duo of fiddling cellos. Gabriola-raised Rachel Capon and cellist-in-crime Eli Bender bring a joyful homecoming sound to Cultivate. Founded in ...
Kitty & The Rooster is a rock n’ roll duo from Vancouver featuring Jodie Ponto on the stand-up cocktail drumkit and Noah Walker on electric guitar. ...
Coming across on the ferry from "town" (Nanaimo), 10-piece La Familia always brings the fiesta. The band's flavours come from Latin America and the Caribbean. They ...
Meet Canadian roots music artist and snowboarding pioneer Lester Quitzau, a mellow guy who throws down a heavy groove. In a field where intangibles like feel ...
Ms.PANIK is originally from the Unceded Territory of the Xaayda (HAIDA) Nation and is a member of the southern K̲aayahl 'Laanaas Clan lead by Hereditary Chief Gaahlaay ...
Coming together from many corners of the world, NoRey have developed a unique sound that reflects the diversity of the band's members. With an eclectic mix ...
The one, the only, Roots Roundup plays a high-energy hybrid of globe-spanning music, mashing up the sounds of rock'n'roll, reggae, ska, afro-beat, folk, funk, and pure ...
Shari Ulrich is Canadian folk music royalty. Shari has received two Juno awards, several Juno nominations, and a 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award for English Songwriter ...
Gabriola‘s Sol Jam Kirtan crew will host a morning Kirtan. Join them in singing universal songs of divine inspiration, an experience sure to bring you a ...
Join Canadian folk legends Lester Quitzau, Shari Ulrich, and Gary Fjellgaard for a memorable and intimate session of songs in the round. Lay back on the ...
Join Soul Dive Sound Journeys in sacred space on a  journey through sound and guided meditation. Experience a variety of enchanting sound vibrations. Be still and ...
Sweet SantaFe is a Singer-Songwriter duo, combining rhythms and harmonic blends with their Cuban-Canadian influences in Folk Music, Latin Jazz, Funk and Pop. They are an ...
Texture & Light was formed by DJ Trevor Refix as a way to explore live instrumentation, synthesis, field recordings, and deep themes, while striking a balance ...
FAMILY SHOW  The Oot n’ Oots make kids music that is, to quote Jerry Garcia, not for kids only. Drawing on diverse influences from the history ...

Music Schedule

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Soul Dive Sound Journeys 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Oot n’ Oots 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Sweet SantaFe 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Broadband 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Hale & Hearty 2:15 pm - 3:40 pm
Gabriola Songwriters (Green, Jones, Tinkham) 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Shari Ulrich 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Texture & Light 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
NoRey 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
AppleCat 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
La Familia 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dia-Nos 9:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Roots Roundup 10:45 pm - 11:55 pm
beatfarmer 11:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sol Jam Kirtan 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Erin Moonsister 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Ms.PANIK 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Songs in the Round (Quitzau, Ulrich, Fjellgaard) 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Kitty and the Rooster 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Gary Fjellgaard 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lester Quitzau 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Caleb Hart 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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