Robert Thomson is a musician, artistic producer and a proud member of the Haida Nation. Robert is a managing producer at Full Circle: First Nations Performance and the Talking Stick Festival music programmer. In 2019, Robert received the “Emerging Performing Arts Leader” award presented by the Canadian Association for Presenting Arts.
A hard-working man of the road, award-winning singer-songwriter Myc Sharratt brings catchy folk-pop songs and entertaining, often humorous stories together to create a memorable live show.
Michelle Heyóka is a singer, songwriter, and a young mother of two from Vancouver, B.C. Heyóka was raised in the projects, where she experienced various adversities, and poverty, which gave her the drive & determination to overcome the struggles she was born into, and provide a life of love and abundance for her two children.
The Melawmen Collective
A contemporary Indigenous alternative fusion woven together with elements of hip/trip hop, rock/folk, righteous rhymes and rich harmonies, carried through with experience, manifestation, and visions of intergenerational stories of pain and healing.
Candace Curr is an artist who hails from the Nuuchahnulth territory. She is a visual artist and a singer/songwriter. Her most recently released single is “Thing Called Love” which was arranged with Rob Thomson.
Bobby Garcia was born and raised and currently resides in Merritt B.C. Canada. He is from the Nlaka'pamux First Nations. He has deep roots in traditional country music which he writes and sings about in his latest album These Boots. Although his go to is traditional country music, Bobby is currently working on stepping out of his comfort zone and creating new modern country music with his high school friend Brad Hampton. Stay tuned in 2021 for the more creative side in Bobby’s music.
Lorissa grew up in a small town set deep in the yawn of the Peace River Valley. Her northern life has been one of music and wild places. She chooses to be inspired every day, whether by a winding conversation, a fleeting moment of light, or a wayward feather found in the woods; beauty is everywhere.
With silky-sweet vocals and a rich cast of instrumentals, her music feels like the fondest road trip memories; like a golden afternoon’s dreams.
Temoseng (Chazz Elliott)
Temoseng, aka Chazz Elliott, was born in 1995 and descends from the WSÁNEĆ and Lekwungen Nations. He was raised in the WJOȽEȽP (Tsartlip) community, a village in WSÁNEC territory where he continues to live. Surrounded by family and culture, Temoseng began learning the ways of Coast Salish art and the WSÁNEĆ teachings at a young age. Temoseng attributes his desire to practice Coast Salish art to his father TEMSONŦET (Charles Elliott Sr.), world-renowned Master Carver and a key figure in the resurgence of the Coast Salish art form.