Barry Westerlund

Barry Westerlund is a well-known Edmonton musician who has been writing his own tunes for about seven years, building up his repertoire and skills, and developing a loyal audience. Recently put out his first album, “Every Five Minutes.” We’re pleased to welcome him to our seventh annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival.

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Will Wardwell

Will Wardwell is a homesteader from Harrowgate who enjoys building things – such as an outdoor stage, a community pedestrian bridge, and lifelong friendships. Will writes songs about the land and people of this beautiful valley. He’s respected among his fellow musicians for his poetic tunes, and his reliable, enthusiastic cultural volunteerism.

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Jocelyn Taylor

Jocelyn Taylor is a young local singer-songwriter who has been a regular at the Pynelogs Fresh Fridays for several years now. She has a powerful voice and lots to say. Starting off in the Silver Strings Ukulele Band when she was a wee child, Jocelyn had star quality even then. She’ll be one to watch ...

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Emma Postlewaite

Emma Postlethwaite grew up with the Steamboat Festival since she was a tiny six-year-old dancer loving the music. She became a festival volunteer when she was twelve, and then a Steamboat Tweener last year at age fourteen. She won a Steamboat Bursary last year and we are pleased to present her again this summer. This ...

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Carrington & Syenna Mitchell

Carrington Mitchell and Syenna Mitchell are sisters from Golden. They are 17 and 16 years old respectively, and have been active on the music scene for many years already! They are both classically trained on both piano and violin. They have played with the Metis troupe “Li Jigeurs Mechif” from the time they were three ...

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Mickey Maione

Mickey Maione is Edgewater’s own elder statesman of music. He has played every Steamboat Festival to date! He’s a witty songwriter and a legendary picker. Mickey wowed the crowd when he opened for bluesman John Hammond in 2015

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A-muse Troupe

A-Muse Troupe is a Cirque-Improv collective from Golden. They can be seen frequently at Kicking Horse Culture events and festivals. They have played all but one of the Steamboat Fests over the years, stunting and spoofing their way around the grounds, surprising and delighting our audiences of all ages.

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FLINT & FEATHER

Flint & Feather are a free-spirited husband and wife duo who are deeply passionate about connecting with people through folk/roots music, stories, and laughter. Based in Calgary, Alberta, band members Joal and Lauren Kamps blend storytelling with songwriting to create charming ‘Rocky Mountain Folk-Pop’ songs inspired by Canadian history, rocky mountain folklore, and their own ...

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THE WALTZING MATILDAS

You’ll be charmed by the Waltzing Matildas, another great band on our 2018 main stage line-up. They play infectious old fashioned country swing music with a flair for fun. Members include Jamie Newsom (guitar and vocals), Val Hudson (percussion, clarinet and vocals), Dave Ferguson (bass) and John Lacey (pedal steel guitar). Performance Time: 3:15pm JAMIE ...

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THE PICKUPS

Father and son Larry and Travis Pickering are the heart and soul of the Pickups, a renowned Golden band who’ll be sizzling up the Steamboat Festival Main Stage on Saturday, July 7th. They’ve played Steamboat a couple times over the years, delivering their trademark, smooth, family-style harmony. So glad to have them back! Performance Time: ...

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