A-Muse Troupe

A-Muse Troupe is a cirque improve collective from Golden. They can be seen frequently at Kicking Horse Culture festivals, and sometimes touring around the Kootenays. They have played most summers at the Steamboat Mountain Music Fest, spoofing, stunting and stilting their way around the grounds, surprising and delighting our audiences of all ages. We missed ...

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Valley Forged

Valley Forged is a Canal Flats based group that has played the Hoodoos, the Hideout, the Horsethief, and just about every fun and fundraising event around the Columbia Valley. Though they are frequently booked for dances, they’ve been busy in the studio lately mixing up their new CD Hoodoos, Horsethieves, and Hideouts, which was just ...

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SheberDean & The Postmistress

SheberDean & The Postmistress play Blue-Collar Folk music right out of Edgewater, BC! They’re a fun, foot-tapping, five-piece band with an upbeat, driving tempo that always keeps the crowd dancing! In the summer of 2013 the original members of the band – Sylvia, Deann and Aaron – were propelled to study at the Nimble Fingers ...

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Rick “Poppa Dawg” Halisheff

Rick “Poppa Dawg” Halisheff is one of western Canada’s best blues dudes. Music’s been his main mission since he was a tiny child. He may hail from the ‘left coast’ of Canada, but for over twenty years the Dawg’s been running with blues legends like Sonny Rhodes, Jeff Healey, Powder Blues Band and Tony Coleman ...

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Miesha & the Spanks

Front-woman Miesha Louie grew up in the valley, but since her 2008 self-titled release hit campus and community radio, she and her ‘band’ have been making waves across Canada. Her music, described as ‘ferocious, raucous, and yet, sensitive’ got her a winning spot with Harvard Broadcasting’s X92 Exposure contest, and a chance to work with ...

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The Good Ol’ Goats

The Good Ol’ Goats (from Cranbrook) appeared at our 2013 Steamboat Festival. They were just little kids then, hot from their CBC Searchlight Talent Contest triumph. They were absolutely irresistible – they got everybody up dancing and jumping with joy. They’re back for this year’s festival. Can’t wait to see how they’ve grown. They’re no ...

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‘Fraid Knot

Fraid Knot is a popular band around the multicultural Calgary music scene. With roots deep in the Scottish/ Irish cultures, these lads are well known for energetic interpretations of traditional tunes as well as creative departures into original realms. Founding member Byron Eddy was born in Newfoundland, and he brings that unique world-view to the ...

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Big Eli & Friends

Grown from many generations of musicians, Eli Beingessner is a Columbia Valley hardy perennial. Soon after he appeared at our first Festival in 2012, Eli won the Steamboat Mountain Music Bursary as a wee lad of seventeen. He’s still in a musical growth spurt – developing his fast and fabulous guitar style, with his dad ...

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The Chisel Peak Blues Band

Chisel Peak played Steamboat in 2014 & 2015. As their blues based repertoire has grown to include lots of soulful original tunes, their loyal audience has also grown. They are popular performers at various venues around the valley such as Horsethief Creek Pub, Shackman’s Bar, and Safta’s. This Invermere band is set to go on their ...

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