Entertainment Roundup

Entertainment Roundup

TEAMSTERS STAGE (4300 BLOCK)

Live at the Teamsters Stage, Hats Off Day is proud to showcase three incredibly talented young artists: Stephen Scaccia, Chloe Farrell and Luca Fogale. These local singers will be taking the stage from 11:45am – 4 pm.

  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Stephen Scaccia

  • 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Chloe Farrell

  • 1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Luca Fogale

 

 

CITY OF BURNABY 125 STAGE (GILMORE AND HASTINGS)

 

Myrtle Family Band

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Combining music, theatre and comedy, The Myrtle Family Band engage and delight audiences of all ages with their porch stompin’, wash-tub bass bouncing jug-time traditional jazz, their twinkling-tap numbers and their on-stage family dynamic-antics!

Willy Blizzard

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

Willy Blizzard is riding a musical journey that remains true to their Canadian roots. Featuring John Hough, Fran Madigan and Andrea Laaw, the acoustic trio plays original music in the folk/roots genre featuring beautiful vocal harmonies, guitars, banjo and stand-up bass.

V’ni Dansi

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

V’ni Dansi is a Vancouver-based traditional Métis and contemporary dance company dedicated to sharing the dances, stories and culture of the Métis. Led by Artistic Director Yvonne Chartrand, V’ni Dansi is dedicated to preservation and innovation, and is thrilled to share the Métis people’s joyful culture with audiences of all nations.

Blackthorn

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Blackthorn is a Canadian Celtic folk band, featuring four talented musicians, Rosie Carver, Michelle Carlisle, Michael Viens and Tim Renaud. The results of their collective musical backgrounds, skills and experience are witnessed in the high-calibre, entertaining performances they consistently deliver to audiences of all ages.

Reid Jamieson

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Reid Jamieson is a prolific songbird who loves to sing. Now performing as an acoustic duo with his long-time songwriting partner and saucy wife, Carolyn Victoria Mill, they are committed to making music that matters.


AT BETA AND HASTINGS

The Silver Brothers

12 – 4 p.m.

Hi-Yo and Long John (aka The Silver Brothers) will be performing their collection of folk-originals and folk-favorites for this great family-friendly communtiy event. Come by and enjoy some great songs, sing alongs are encouraged.


AT CHEVRON ON WILLINGDON

Chevron Presents

The Mountain Men

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Celtic, Bluegrass, Canadiana and folk music are a specialty of the Mountain Men. This strolling band can do it all! The Mountain Men are Gordy Van and Larry Church with either Gary Comeau on fiddle or Tom Hiatt on accordion or all four if you like.


AT HEIGHTS FOUNTAIN SQUARE (MACDONALD AND HASTINGS)

Chicken-Like Birds

12-12:45, 1:45-2:15, 3-3:30 p.m.

Chicken-Like Birds is the combination of Ari Lantela and Jasmin Frederickson. Together they sing their original country blues and ragtime songs. The Canadian Pacific Blues Society has called their performance a “fantastic old- school acoustic experience.”

Emma & Roland Nipp

1-1:30, 2:30-3, 3:30-4 p.m.

Roland and Emma are a father-daughter guitar playing duo with a wide repertoire of family oriented music spanning the last 85 years. They perform throughout Greater Vancouver on a weekly basis, to audiences are as diverse as the music they play.


ROVING FROM MACDONALD TO ESMOND

The Well Worn Trail

12 – 4 p.m.

The Well Worn Trail, made up of local storytellers Lillian Ireland and Rob Dramer, focus on sharing the magic of nature with children. Their program includes puppetry, songs and stories based on fascinating facts about animals and their habitats.


AT ESMOND AND HASTINGS

Gabriel Hasselbach and Friends

12 – 4 p.m.

Gabriel Mark Hasselbach is an award winning jazz stylist who plays a unique combination of trumpet, flute, flugelhorn, and valve trombone. In concert he walks a fine line between the classic and contemporary idioms incorporating both styles seamlessly.


MERCHANT MUSIC:

Elvis at GNK Insurance

  • 11 to 4 p.m. La Fontana Caffé (101-3701 Hastings) screening of the Juventus vs. Madrid UEFA Champion’s League Final
  • 11 to 4 p.m. Cioffi’s Meat Market and Deli (4156 Hastings) screening of the Juventus vs. Madrid UEFA Champion’s League Final
  • 11:30 am to 2 p.m. at Massullo Music (4200 Block) Ben Henriquez & Friends
  • 11 to 4 p.m. GNK Insurance (4198 Hastings) Elvis and Buddy Holly live
  • 11 to 4 p.m. Vancity Credit Union (4302 Hastings) Live DJ11 to 4 p.m. at RBC (4382 Hastings) live band
  • 11 to 4 p.m. at Take Sushi (4528 Hastings) Spokespeople Jazz Quartet
  • 11 to 4 p.m. Artspace Children’s Art Centre (4588 Hastings) 5th birthday party live music
  • 11 to 4 p.m. Staccato Studios (4663 Hastings) live student performances
  • 11 to 4 p.m. Cristos Greek Taverna (4624 Hastings) live Greek performance and beer gardens

Hats Off Day embraces the Great Canadian Outdoors with a collection French, Celtic, Bluegrass, Canadiana Acoustic and Folk music. From Gamma Avenue to Boundary Road, Hastings Street will be shut down to traffic, and filled with excitement, live music, street performers, kids activities, delicious food, and much more. Come join the fun!