Smokin’ Ray & the Detectors

Smokin’ Ray & the Detectors won’t be coming this year. This region has produced some amazing guitar players, and Golden’s Smokin’ Ray Munroe is among the best. His band includes Gar Stewart on bass, Brian Comery on keyboards, and Lori Dru on drums and vocals, and with this strong musicianship, we know they’re a big ...

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Small Town Dirtbags

Two renowned local guitar guys, Oso Simple and Fraser Smith are joined by Patrick Carrick on drums to make rollicking music that celebrates our mountain culture and the magnetic energy of this unique place. They have been delivering their joyous sounds at benefits and venues all around the valley, including Safta’s Live, the Horsethief Pub’s ...

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Gabriela Geneva

This magical being was born in Bulgaria, moved as a child to England, and to Canada as a young teen. A natural musician and dancer, Gabriela has been able to pursue her dreams here in Canada, where she now lives with her family in Vancouver. Musically, Gabriela’s words and beats blend cultures in an east-meets-west ...

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Tim Williams

Calgary based Tim Williams has learned his licks from some of North America’s great legendary blues players. Steeped in all the best blues from Chicago, St. Louis, and New Orleans, Tim honours those traditions wherever he goes, and incorporates international traditions as well. A captivating raconteur, Tim knows all the characters, styles, and stories of ...

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Camie Leard Band

Known for her powerhouse vocals and passionate delivery, Camie Leard has been singing the blues at all the live venues in Calgary for more than 10 years, but this will be her first time on the Steamboat stage. Camie has a knack of attracting the musicians who can deliver the funky, soulful message of human ...

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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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