Line-up

Line-up

Thank you to all our ArtsWells artists for another successful festival! 

We had a great Line-up in 2017 with great performances – if you want to see who came up in 2017 or in other years, check out the past line-ups.

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Music

Aaron Goodwin
Adham Shaikh/The Dreamtree Project
Al Simmons
Alex Little & the Suspicious Minds
Animals in Motion
Barefoot Caravan
Basic Instinct
Bear Naked Noise
Betty & the Kid
Big EviL
Blocktreat
Brasstronaut
Britt A.M.
Brittany Andow
C.R. Avery
Celeigh Cardinal
Children’s Songwriting Performance
Compassion Gorilla
Corwin Fox
Country Squall
Craig Werth
Danny Bell and His Disappointments
Deandra Dey
Downtown Mischief
Faith Maxwell
Flaming Globes of Sigmund
Fortune Killers
Genevieve Charbonneau and the Wild Sundays
Geoff Berner
Ghengis Ghandis
High Society
Hujune
Ivan Boudreau
Jack Garton
Janice Jo Lee
Jason Camp and the Posers
Jasper Sloan Yip
Jay Gilday
Jeff Andrew
Jenny Lester
Jenny Whiteley
Jeremy Head
Jesse Roper
Joey Only
Joey Wright
Kalilah Rampanen
Kerryn Fields
Khast’an Drummers
Kimmortal
Kitty & The Rooster
Kym Gouchie & Northern Sky
Lady Mystics
Ladybug the Rambler
Leela Gilday
Lindsay Robertson
Logan & Nathan
Madeline Tasquin & Sarabande
Maiya Robbie
Malcolm Jack
Marin Patenaude
Maxim!
Mob Bounce
Mountain Sound
Ms.|PANIK
Oh Susanna
Old.Soul.Rebel
Ostwelve
Parlour Panther
Patrick Spencer
Psycho & Plastic
PUGS & CROWS with MARIN PATENAUDE
Quique Escamilla
Rebelinx and the band Massive
Red Haven
Richard Garvey
Ripple Illusion
Robin Layne & The Rhythm Makers
Saint Lo.
Saltwater Hank
Sam Klassik
Sam Tudor
Sarah Beatty
Sarah Wheeler
Shawn Stephenson
Shawna Caspi
Shirley Gnome
Skim Milk
Slow Motion National Park
Songwriting Workshop Student Showcase
Speaker Face
TARIQ
Tavis Weir
tay_ploops
Tereza Tomek
The Carnival Band
The High Quadra Ramblers
The Imprints
The Melawmen Collective
The Party on High Street
This Way North
Twin Peaks – Lindsay Pratt & Naomi Shore
Uschi Tala
Vic Horvath
Wallgrin
Wax Mannequin
Western Family String Band
White Ash Falls
William Kuklis
Wooden Horsemen
Zonnis

Visual Arts

Amélie Clémentine
Charlie Rae Walker / A Raven Called Crow
Dustin Quasar
Eswen Blagdon
Heather Sparks
Jenn Paige Gordon
Jenny Ritter
Jerome Davenport (Ketones6000)
Joseph M. Sánchez
Kay Gallivan
Kristine Lee Shepherd
Mercedes Minck
Patrick “Redbeard” Vrolyk
Ronnie Dean Harris

Theatre & Performance

A Canadian Bartender at Butlin’s – by TJ dawe
A Sad-Ass Cabaret
Breastless
Burlesque Anonymous
Geoff Berner’s Work-in-Progress Musical Extravaganza
Her Blood Runs through My Braids
Improv Shmimprov
LINEage by Tin Gamboa and Forest Borch
Mahlpaka7 by Yvonne Dixon
Mind of a Snail’s Multiple Organism
Sexy Sixties Sci-Fi Cinema
The Drum is Calling You Home
The Secret Lost Cabaret

Dance

Burlesque Anonymous
Contemporary Dance Class with Rebecca Margolick
Grandpa Groove’s Dance Church
Intro to Contact Dance with River Ritcey
LINEage by Tin Gamboa and Forest Borch
Old-time Square Dance with Western Family String Band
Rebecca Margolick

Literary Arts

Ann Walsh Reading
David Francey
Jaz Scuff
Johnny MacRae
Robert Budde

Workshops

A Pocketful of Rounds with Sarabande
Acapella Jam with Marian Buechert
Acro Yoga and Circus Playcare w/ Bryce & Valari
Bluegrass 3-Part Harmony Singing with Jenny Lester
Bumble & Zee Felted Badge Workshop
Community Arts Organizing with The Carnival Band
Contemporary Dance Class with Rebecca Margolick
DIY Patch Printmaking with Grace Burke
Explore Circus workshops with The Town Circus
Festival Organizers In-The-Round
Guitar Masterclass with Noah Walker
Hip Hop & Sacred Space with Mob Bounce
Hoop Church with Doug Gook
Improv Theatre Games with Improv Shmimprov
Indian music and modal improvisation
Intermediate and Flow Acro Yoga Instruction
Intro to Contact Dance with River Ritcey
Kids Yoga Adventure (12 & Under)
Latin Rhythms with Robin Layne
Live Looping 101 with Ms.|Panik
Making puppets: bringing objects to life with SULY
Mass Songwriting workshop
Morning Yoga with Blake McAndless
Non-tempered tuning with Aaron Goodwin
Old-time Square Dance with Western Family String Band
Project Nawhuln’ah! Meet the sun with ceremony
Radio Campaigns 101 with Britt A.M.
Rhythm Fiddle and Singing with Jeff Andrew
Sacred Clowning with Zuma Puma
The Freedom of Singing with Mia Harris
Traditional Drum Workshop with Khast’an Drummers
Traditional Leadership with Ronnie Dean Harris
Watercolour Genealogies with Carly Nabess
Willow Basketry with Maryann Borch

Collaborations & In-The-Rounds

Children's Songwriting
Children’s Songwriting Performance
Clam-Jam
Clam Jam
Cypher-the-Power
Cypher the Power
David Francey
David Francey In-The-Round
Blackberry Wood at ArtsWells 2014 photo by Mary Matheson
Festival Organizers In-The-Round
Shirley Gnome
Fountain of Filth
Hip-Hop
Hip Hop Collaboration
ITR: Singing Together
Songs about a place
ITR: Songs About A Place
Poetry
ITR: Spoken Word
The-First-Song-I-Ever-Wrote
ITR: The First Song I Ever Wrote
Mass-songwriting
Mass Songwriting workshop
Old-Time-Meetup
Old-time Meetup
Sexy Sixties Sci-Fi Cinema
Sexy Sixties Sci-Fi Cinema
Adult songwriting
Songwriting Workshop Student Showcase

Roving Acts

Bella-Bizarre
Bella Bizarre
Priscilla Costa
SULY-giant-puppet
SULY – Atilio the Giant
The-Town-circus
The Town Circus

Walking Tours

The Hon. Neil Vant

Family

Acro-Yoga-and-Circus-Playcare
Acro Yoga and Circus Playcare w/ Bryce & Valari
Al-Simmons
Al Simmons
ann-walsh
Ann Walsh Reading
Barefoot-Caravan
Barefoot Caravan
Children's Songwriting
Children’s Songwriting Performance
Grampa-Groove
Grandpa Groove’s Dance Church
Yoga Adventure with Andra Nadreau
Kids Yoga Adventure (12 & Under)
SULY-puppet-making
Making puppets: bringing objects to life with SULY
Zonnis-2018
Zonnis

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Pre-Fest Workshops

Come early to Wells and take part in a singing or songwriting workshop! More information on the Pre-Fest Workshops page here.

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