2019 LINEUP
more bands than ever!

July 7, 2:00 pm - Two Bands

RUSSELL MARSLAND
LOVESTRUCK

A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan

4:30 pm

THE LEGENDARY R&B ALLSTARS

The Rhythm & Blues  Allstars are a dynamic,  aggressive  10-piece  band celebrating their 40th year on the Vancouver scene. For 2019, the powerful vocals of Nathen Aswell have been added to those of Joani Bye, Tim Porter, Peter Juric and  Billy Mendoza. A funky powerhouse rhythm section features Billy Mendoza (bass), Rick Hill (drums) and the iconic Hammond skills of Robbie Buchanan. The brass still kicks ass with the awesome Steve Hilliam (tenor sax),  Peter Juric (trumpet),  Colin Weinmaster (trombone) and Bill “Maseo” Abbott (alto sax).

July 14, 2:00 pm - Two Bands

INCOGNITO

INCOGNITO continues to be one of Vancouver’s Premiere Rock’n Soul Parties featuring some of this city’s top session pro’s, and are a huge hit wherever and whenever they appear.

3:00 pm

MR. BOOGIE WOOGIE

Hard drivin’, old school Rhythm & Blues, complemented by some killer Boogie Woogie, by the fastest, flashiest, piano-thumping boogie man from the Netherlands.
Mr.Boogie Woogie (aka) Eric-Jan Overbeek was voted Best Dutch Blues Pianist 2010. He also won the prestigious title of Best European Blues Pianist 2005.
During his 30 year carreer he has opened the stage for international giants of blues like Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Johnny Copeland, Van Morrison, Koko Taylor, Magic Slim and the Teardrops and even The Blues Brothers Band. 
Mr.Boogie Woogie has recorded 12 CD’s, 1 DVD, 2 EP’s and 2 CD singles and toured internationally in the United States, Canada, England, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Poland and Corsica.

July 19, 20, 21
Port Moody Rotary RIBFEST
Presented by ONNI

A Community Event featuring Three Days of Delicious BBQ, Craft Breweries, Family Entertainment, and Free Live Music.
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Music Stage

July 28, 2:00 pm

DAWN PEMBERTON

Dawn’s powerful voice takes us from gospel and soul to jazz, funk and world music. 
Tight, expressive and bold, Dawn will hit you where it counts, funk you up and make you say “Go ‘head!”

With deep roots in the blues and soul combined with a rock driven edge, these well tested road warriors continue to pump out the tunes since debuting over 12 years ago at the 2006 Vancouver Jazz Festival. 

4:30 pm

THE RAIN CITY SIX BAND

One of Vancouver’s most in-demand dance bands.

Aug 11, 2:00 pm - Two Bands

NEW ORLEANS GUMBO
with the Al Foreman Band

A show that highlights a variety of musical styles from Louis Armstrong and Professor Longhair through to Huey “Piano” Smith, Fats Domino, and Allen Toussaint.

Al is joined by Dan Casavant – guitar and vocals, Roger Brant – bass guitar, Chris Nordquist – drums and vocals, Jerry Cook –  tenor saxophone and Steve Hilliam – tenor and baritone saxophone paying tribute to the many recording artists from New Orleans who have influenced him throughout his career.

4:30 pm

R&B CONSPIRACY

A rhythm and blues powerhouse, is a mix of funk, soul, and traditional blues with an edge. This dynamic seven-piece band features three hot female vocalists. R&B – with a twist!

Aug 18, 2:00 pm

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Celebrating trailblazing women of Soul, Rhythm and Blues.

Powerhouse singer/percussionist Shannon Gaye joins forces with Britt & Carly McKillip, uber-talented siblings with an undeniable vocal blend & style. Paying homage to trailblazing female artists, the show features tunes by classic icons like Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, and Etta James as well as contemporary artists such as Amy Winehouse, Alicia Keys, and Adele.  Pianist Kristian Alexandrov is the musical director for the stellar 6-piece band with horns, comprised of some of Canada’s finest musicians. 

Aug 25, 2:00 pm

TOM LAVIN &
THE LEGENDARY POWDER BLUES

Show sponsored by Bill Laidler Team, Personal Real Estate Corporation.

Band highlights include winning Canada’s Juno, headlining the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, winning the Blues Foundation Award in Memphis, Tennessee and touring the US and Europe with legends like Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, James Brown, Albert Collins, James Cotton and Stevie Ray Vaughn. 2019 is the band’s 41st Anniversary. Their more than a dozen CD titles and DVD continue to sell world-wide making Tom Lavin & The Legendary Powder Blues one of Canada’s longest standing musical ambassadors.

Sept 1, 2:00 pm

THE HITSVILLE USA BAND
presents the Motown Show

Experience this hard driving revue that captures the soulful sounds of the Motown artists who transformed rhythm and blues music such as The Four Tops, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Jr. Walker, Stevie Wonder and many more.

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