Carrington and Syenna Mitchell

Carrington Mitchell and Syenna Mitchell are sisters living and born in Golden B.C. They are 16 and 15 years old respectively and have been active on the music scene for many years already! They are classically trained in piano and violin, this year preparing for grade 7 and 8 Royal Conservatory Music exams in both ...

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Will Wardwell

Will Wardwell is a homesteader from Harrogate who enjoys building things, such as an outdoor stage, a community pedestrian bridge, and life long friendships. Will writes songs about the land and people of this beautiful valley. All the songs in his set will be recent originals. He’s respected among his fellow musicians for his poetic ...

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Mathew Shelson

Mathew Shelson started playing guitar when he was 14 and played in several bands and groups as a lead and rhythm player. He now plays local bars, open mics and other small venues as a solo act or with groups of other local musicians whenever possible.

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Emma Postlethwaite

Emma Postlethwaite has grown up with the Steamboat festival since she was a tiny 6 year old dancer, loving the music. She’s been a festival volunteer for 2 years. A Grade 7 student at J.A.Laird, Emma has been learning guitar with Oso Simple and has performed regularly since last year on Fresh Fridays at Pynelogs. ...

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Mickey Maione

Mickey Maione is Edgewater’s own elder statesman of music. He’s played at every Steamboat Festival to date. He’s a witty composer and a legendary picker who wowed the crowd when he opened for Bluesman John Hammond at Calgary Folk Club a couple years back.

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Cody Hollick

Cody Hollick is a young singer/songwriter from Canal Flats who frequently hosts the Safta’s Sunday Live Music series. He is the front man for the local band Nomad, and a popular soloist in his own right at Circle Café and other live spots. He appeared at Steamboat last summer.

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Chisel Peak Blues Band

Chisel Peak Blues Band toured the Koots last fall, and developed their blues based repertoire to include lots of soulful original tunes. Since the tour, their loyal audience has also grown. They’re popular performers here at Steamboat and at various venues around the valley – Horsethief Creek Pub, Shackman’s Bar, and Safta’s. Members: Emily Rawbon ...

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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

Oso Simple on guitar, Fraser Smith on bass, and Patrick Carrick on drums have joined together to make rollicking music that celebrates our mountain culture and the magnetic energy of our valley. They have been delivering their joyous sounds at venues all around the valley, including Safta’s Live and Panorama’s High Notes Music Festival in ...

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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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