Festival of All Things Arts

Genres: Music 2017


As a songwriter and recording artist, Tariq has released four full-length albums and one EP and is currently putting the finishing touches on a new album to be released in early 2018. He is part of the six-piece experimental rock band, Brasstronaut, a collaborative project that has received accolades in both Canada and Europe. He is also currently working on a music memoir about growing up as a first generation Canadian kid with rock n’ roll dreams. Tariq is based in Vancouver.



“The Day Will Come

Sssnap: Granville Johnson (vocals, lead djembe) with special guest artist Kenan Bear (rhythm djembe), presents an uplifting musical experience in rhythm, song, and spoken word dedicated to living with… while dying of… Dementia. Granville lives with Alzheimers: early stage, diagnosis 2016. Granville is the 2019 Alzheimers Society Regional Honouree in Prince George, BC. Granville “lives toward acceptance” of the unique opportunity that the disease has placed in his life. His mission is to speak-up for those who can not. Through his art he shares this experience; in order to shed some light on Dementia and the self-isolating stigma that it generates and propagates throughout our society.

I would like to start my theatre program with a music video projection: “”The Day Will Come”” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBOkr0Wkb9w




Enter into the powerful earthly sound of the Indigenous Australian Didjeridu (yidaki) with Shine. Come listen and learn about one of the oldest known instruments in the world with renowned Australian didjeridu master, who has been performing, teaching and offering sound healing for over 25 years. His world beat rhythms, percussion and unique vocal styling, combined with timeless messages of indigenous wisdom, take listeners on ecstatic dreamtime journeys into self discovery. He has performed at numerous international festivals to thousands of people and shared the stage with many well known artists



Patrick Spencer

Patrick Spencer is a talented singer and writer of songs. Hailing from Vancouver, this passionate musician founded a new folk/country band called Coldwater Road. Whether you catch him solo or with Coldwater road, you will not be disappointed.