Performer Bios

After August is a seven piece band from Lund, BC. This West coast Indie rock band has a modern ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

“He who understands music understands the cosmos.”– African Proverb Guitarist and singer Alpha Yaya Diallo, from Guinea in West ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Aude Ray is a Canadian singer songwriter originally from Quebec. Inspired by British Columbia and the West Coast of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

“… a totally raucous and amazing show all around: psychedelic surf, punk, pop, you name it – though above ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Beach Crashers are a collection of unique musicians that will inspire you with the very same warmth as the ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Beloved local Lund troubadour, and father of popular singer/songwriter Lukah Bouchard, Ben is an accomplished musician who puts a ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

Ben Wayne Kyle is a Singer/songwriter based in Vancouver. He has played in multiple bands and produced/engineered multiple albums. ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020 , SMF 2022

No matter how many changes the music industry experiences, the one thing that always remains, is the power of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

CALICO, an independent Folk/Americana band based in Victoria and Vancouver, BC, formed at the start of the pandemic by ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Cannery Row features the unique and individual talents of Gary Comeau, Tim Hearsey and Chris Nordquist.  These significantly skilled ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

CAT MADDEN “is like an opera singer mixed with a Husqvarna chainsaw…” Cat strives to be an ambassador for ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Through deeply personal yet expansively universal songs, Cora’s intention is to create Music that gives you a resonance of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020 , SMF 2022

“Cynthia Hamar is a folk musician who composes music that is menacing, powerful, and contemplative” ~ Music Arena Gh, ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Dana Wylie has carved a uniquely wandering path through music; she cut her teeth in jug bands, bluegrass bands ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

The story goes that the young Australian singer, songwriter and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso first picked up his instrument of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

ebonEmpress is an emcee and keyboardist spreading a message of unity through poignant lyrics and head-bobbing, infectious hip hop, ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Five Alarm Funk is a horn powered, percussion fuelled sonic and visual assault. For more than ten years the ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Embodying the energy & ferocity of their animal namesake, Hyaenas is a new Indie Rock/Synth Pop band taking the ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

IRTH (Marley IRedale and Jesse THom) are a songwriting duo from BC, Canada who draw from electronica, indie rock, ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

“From callow bohemian to weary pilgrim, here’s a little of the journey so far. The city streets of my ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Karim Saada grew up listening to the Chaabi music wafting in Algiers where he was born. His father, a ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Born on polar ends of Vancouver Island, LIINKS were the opposites that were destined to attract. Georgia grew up ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Los Duendes is Vancouver’s very own Psych Latin Fusion group! Infectious tropical rhythms intertwined with spicy Latin melodies designed ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

A creative and surprising violinist, Luca Ciarla easily transcends the boundaries among genres to trace an innovative musical path, ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

Luke Wallace is a BC born folk musician whose music has found itself to the centre of the environmental ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Filling in the industry thigh-gap 5 piece femme powered hip hop group, NADUH, write, engineer, and produce all of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Nasti Weather is the fallen gospel gutter folk creation of East Vancouver’s Anastasia Schlechtleitner. They put on powerful, genuinely ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Red Eyed Soul was born from late night jams and legendary parties at the North end of Kootenay Lake. ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Rick Scott is his own unique genre: an award winning singer, songwriter and actor, and Canada’s leading proponent of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Guitarist, singer and original writer Roger Langmaid returns to this year’s Sunshine Music Festival with his musical cohorts Ted ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Sarah Noni is a seasoned songwriter and multi-genre singer who has gathered a unique and set of tools from ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

After several successful record release shows, Sister Speak has begun a world tour in support of sophomore record, ‘The ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

The Snow Monkeez play instrumental music, and provide a magical ambiance.  A collaboration between Blaine Dunaway and Bruce Wing… ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

Tennyson King is a nomadic indie folk musician from Hong Kong and Canada performing in Canada, Australia, Asia, and ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Talented, energetic, passionate and diverse are just some of the many words that describe The Band Destiny (TBD). TBD ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

With the intention to nourish, soothe and empower her listeners, the della kit’s music is dynamic and playful while ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Theo Angell was “raised in a house without a television” by a Baptist preacher in the hills south of ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Introducing Tk, a dynamic Afrosoul/Jazz fusion artist who seamlessly blends the rich melodies of Gospel, RnB, and Afrobeats into ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Tom Richardson is your newest oldest friend. And his brand new offering – ‘Promise of the Light’ – will ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Tonye is a singer-songwriter born in London England to a Nigerian father and a Zimbabwean mother. She moved to ... Read more { More }

SMF 2019

Americana rock’n roll best served with a cold beverage on a long highway… Stick a pin in a map ... Read more { More }

SMF 2020

~ Ben Bouchard – Guitar, Piano, Vocals~ Lukah Bouchard – Guitar, Vocals~ Hugh Prichard – Cello~ Walter Martella – ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022

Tyler Bartfai is a guitar and vocal driven singer-songwriter from Powell River, B.C. With influences from JJ Cale, Jason ... Read more { More }

SMF 2023

Ultraviolet is a groovy experimental music project that employs acoustic drums, electric bass, electric guitars (including the tap-style Touch ... Read more { More }

SMF 2022


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