Entertainment Program 2019
Main Stage Performers
J.P. Fell Pipe Band
Founded in 1993, the JP Fell Pipe Band now consists of over 50 volunteer members, all sharing a passion for pipe music. As the Official Pipe Band of the North Shore, the JP Fell Pipe Band features a diverse range of community members from retired Fire Fighters, to doctors, and students. The band as been honored to play for the Lieutenant Governor at Government House in Victoria, the Lieutenant Governor at their annual Burns Supper, as well as many parades, ceremonies, community and multi-cultural events around British Columbia, North West Washington State, Scotland, and New York.
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Marcus Mosely Chorale
People may not remember who you are, but they will remember how you made them feel-that's what the music of the Marcus Mosely Chorale is all about. Many voices...one song, all culminating in joy.
We are a Chorale of 50 singers, singing in the Black African Gospel style, fused with soul and jazz, featuring some unique arrangements by our Artistic Director, Marcus Mosely, our Musical Director, Bill Sample and our Choral Director, Darlene Ketchum.
In May, 2017, The Chorale was proud to release its first CD “Labour of Love”.
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Pro Arté believes that some of the most beautiful and exciting experiences one can have in life can be achieved through dance. With award-winning choreography and breathtaking performance, Pro Arté’s young dancers have been recognized for outstanding performance and technical ability at both local and international competitions. Passionate and highly talented, Pro Arté will share with you the beauty and energy of dance.
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Perry Ehrlich ShowStoppers is a GLEE troupe that appears in concert, on radio and TV, and at numerous galas, awards shows, corporate, and charitable events throughout BC. Previous appearances include with the legendary group FOREIGNER at the Hard Rock Casino Theatre; singing the anthems for the Vancouver Canucks; with the Marcus Mosely Chorale; Canada Day at Canada Place; Concord’s New Years Eve Celebrations; and at the PNE. Members of ShowStoppers participated in Perry’s Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! musical theatre summer camp now heading into its 25th fabulous year at the Jewish Community Centre of Great Vancouver.
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The Day Trippers
The Day Trippers are a Vancouver based Beatles tribute band that bring all the excitement of The Beatles' music and personas to life before your very eyes live on stage! Covering all the wonderful dance hits of the early touring years, like Please Please Me, All My Loving, and Love Me Do, all the way through to the spectacular compositions from the later studio albums, like Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road, The Day Trippers will transport you back in time with their attention to detail down to the very last note. A shared love of these timeless songs is what brought this group of performers together with a combined goal of faithfully and passionately recreating this music for the enjoyment of fans all over. With period accurate instrumentation and attire but also a clear reverence and adoration for this incredible music, The Day Trippers will have you enjoying the sights, sounds, and love of The Beatles like never before!
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Twistin' Sam has been making inflated filed memories for the past 6 years here in Vancouver. What once was a silly skill, has turned into a fun-filled career where Sam has had the opportunities to make smiles all around the lower mainland. Twistin' Sam has learned, taught, and entertained with balloons across Canada. Whether it is twisting awesome creations for awesome people, or wowing audiences with his one-of-a-kind Balloon Show, Sam has done his best to make sure every event he is at is kicked up to a 11. Sam hopes everyone can make it out and he can have the opportunity to make you something special on the day.
For more information, check out his website!
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Michael Ouchi learned how to twist balloons while on staff at the 1987 Edmonton Street Performers Festival. Since then he has performed at many festivals and special events in Alberta, British Columbia, Hawaii, Yukon Territories, and Washington State. He entertains with playful stories while creating colorful characters and balloon art for those who come visit him on Canada Day at Waterfront Park.
Los Tambores is a world percussion group that presents a dynamic and interactive performance.
Since 2009, they have performed at festivals, street fairs, community centres, and have presented workshops at schools ranging from pre-school to University.
The members have studied with top performers and educators in the world music field, and teach and adjudicate in the Vancouver area.
They invite their audience to participate in the excitement, playing high-energy traditional music from Africa, Cuba, and Brazil.