The Northwest Kid
THE NORTHWEST KID, aka. NWK performs Alternative Hip-Hop music and has been actively serving as a poet/emcee within the Canadian music scene for nearly a decade. NWK‘s previous releases (MIxed-blood Mixtape, Mob Medicine, Dozy & NWK, and Transformation) have allowed him to share the same bill with artists such as Jeremy Dutcher, The Halluci Nation, Tanya Tagaq, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Lido Pimienta.
While Kilbourne is more popularly known for his Deep Dubstep, He also ventures into the realms of Drum and Bass/Halftime, Breakbeats, House and Techno. His passion for the scene and music shows in a journey of up to 4 deck mixing that helps you escape reality and is sure to leave you inspired and wanting more.
Rex Smallboy raps in protest of the horrendous treatment of indigenous people in Canada to direct attention to the devastating impacts of colonialism. Rex’s music echoes generations of indigenous truth and perseverance. It is a call for justice to uplift and honour the spirit and strength of his people.
The Gaff is a lifelong DJ with tight skills & cuts, a lengthy list of accomplishments, tonnes of dope records, heart & class. One foot in the future, and one foot in the past. The Gaff's purpose is in elevating Hip Hop, Dance, Club and Electronic Sounds to a level easily combined with Funk, Soul & Jazz.
Hailing from Sherbrooke, Quebec, Substance has been a major pioneer and leader in the pushing of deep bass & soundsystem culture for many years. In the booth, his deep and dark sound have been an essential part of the Canadian Underground Bass Music for almost a decade, garnering support from some of the dubstep industries biggest names and labels across the world.
Two-time nominees for Electronic Artist of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards, Astrocolor’s catalogue has over 6 million streams on the major platforms, a loyal following of listeners globally, and significant national Canadian airplay from flagship CBC shows including Drive and Afterdark.
Sivz is an artist born out of relentless hard work and true passion for the party. Using catchy lyric writing, intricate percussion, simple basslines, and dominant vocals as her ultimate tools for expression, her releases on labels like Monstercat, Force of Habit, Westwood X, NV’D and DeepNHeat have received massive responses from her her dedicated fan base, repetitively landing her records in Beatport’s Top 100 house charts while gaining support from industry players like Nicky Romero, Smalltown DJs, Destructo, Spinnin’ Records and Future House.
Sean Rodman is a BC based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, who has drawn much of his inspiration and sound from the encompassing rural mountain lifestyle he cherishes. Having captured these roots in his music, he’s taken it across the world, sharing it through songs and performances with his bands and projects. Outside his solo work, Sean is part of live electronic duo Moontricks, as well as a freelance member of Gone Gone Beyond.
Always being a fan favorite for any stage he hops on, Dylprickle has made quite the leap in the electronic music world with opening up for the amazing DJ’s such as Pineo & loeb (4 times), Skiitour (3 times), Stylust Beats (2 times), Neon steve, Neighbor, Case of the Mondays and a few more. He’s also jumped on a few festival stages like, Atmosphere Music Festival, Five Acre Shaker and was the #1 voted in by the people for Cumberland Wild.
Jozy & Trombonissimo
Jozy is a producer, performer, and singer songwriter living on the unceded territories of the K’òmoks First Nation. Their work mixes hip-hop and funk with activism and reflection on their lived experience.
Trombonissimo is a trombone-driven loop pedal sound system who mixes brass, loops, and a beat sequencer in an interactive dance show for all!
Neil's Weather Report
After developing a knack for music at a young age, Neil has been involved in music for a really long time. Lately he just wants to always be around music, no matter where it is. He's played alongside some great musicians like opening for Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Moontricks, and played Cumblerland Wild, Five Acre shaker and other festivals in B.C.