Are you ready for our ‘Arts, Eats and Beats’ event this Sept 16th and 17th? Grab your passport, collect your stamps, and put your name in for a prize while strolling around Bragg to take in, well, Arts, Eats and Beats! The passport is a fun way to see what all the participating vendors have to offer and completed passports are eligible to win a $300 cash prize to be drawn at the end, they are not required to join in the fun. Passports will be available for pickup at any of the participating businesses throughout the festival.
We have some amazing musicians who will be playing throughout the hamlet at different venues and stages listed below. Read on to see our lineup!
The Brett Spaulding Trio consists of Brett Spaulding on guitar and vocals, Danny Patton on Bass guitar and Thom Moon on drums. You can catch them every Saturday at Mikey’s on 12th jam. For this festival they are joined by Bragg Creeks’ own, Dani Moon on vocals!
Two Late To The Party is a multi-award nominated indie folk group who has created an original sound that bridges retro-folk with an indie vibe with songs that connect to the soul. Known for their intricate vocal harmonies and their catchy heartfelt songs, Two Late To The Party blends a beautiful indie-folk sound with an upbeat sing-along vibe.
Two Late To The Party was recently nominated for Western Canadian Music Award and just released their latest single “All I Want Is Love” on all major streaming services. In 2020 they released their debut album “The Great Unraveling” which featured their singles “Ghost in my bones”, “R-V-M” and “Glimpse”. The Great Unraveling charted nationally on college and community radio and was a top 10 Folk/Roots/Blues album multiple times and Top 30 album multiple times. In 2019 Two Late To The Party released their first ever single “Here With Me”.
Wendy Walker is Metis and M’iKMaq First Nations originally from Manitoba but has made Alberta and in particular Treaty 7 her home for many years.
Wendy Walker has been an established Artist for many years, and has been nominated for and won several awards; her most cherished one is an Esquao Award for her work in the Arts.
Wendy was one of two Indigenous Artists selected from Alberta and in fact from Canada to perform at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang at Cultural Festival.
Neil Speers is an established solo artist and veteran solo musician who fuses ballsy blues riffs to a jazz-influenced backbone with the occasional nod to classic rock n’ roll attitude. For decades now he has taken stages far and wide with his charismatic performance style and more recently, humorous lyricism.
Originally from the “magical” little island of Cape Breton, N.S., I’ve been a Calgary resident for a couple of decades. Completed my 1st CD project Livin’ The Dream in 2012 and just finished up a 2nd CD (Solo Project) to be released early 2018, entitled, “Never Too Late For Love”.
Corry Ulan has been playing music around Calgary and area for 20 years in many bands and configurations. She plays guitar and banjo in her latest project called Magnolia Buckskin; known for their harmonies and original songs.
She is a piano, guitar and banjo teacher in Calgary who writes her own music from the heart and plays refreshing covers with a creative spin.
With its roots firmly planted in the Blues, the Camie Leard Band branches into soul, funk, southern rock and classic R&B.Influenced by artists ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Allman brothers, the Camie Leard Band weaves its way through the sweet and sultry torch song through to a laid-back funky groove and a driving blues rocker.
Fronted by the charismatic Camie Leard and her powerhouse vocals, CLB puts together a group of accomplished musicians who each bring their own brand of soul to the stage including Tim Martin on guitar, Johnny Gozde on drums, Richard Erickson on bass and, often featuring Brandon Smith on keys. For larger shows, the band adds Richard Harding on saxophone and Andre Wickenheiser on trumpet to round out the big soul sound.
The Camie Leard Band released its first studio album, Come out of the Blue, in December 2013 under Camie Leard. The band followed up with a live Christmas EP in 2014 and continues to develop new original music.
Joze is a singer songwriter from Montreal, Quebec who has spent time in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Toronto & Calgary developing his sound as an artist. Joze fuses pop, funk, hip hop and soul in a way that brings together people, cultures and art with a universal, unboxable & unique vibe.