More Festival Artists Unveiled
Kelly Fraser is a young Inuk pop singer from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut. She first made a name for herself with an Inuktitut-language version of Rihanna’s song Diamonds. In 2014, she released her debut album, Isuma and this year, she released her much-anticipated second album, Sedna.
Toronto & Ottawa, ON
At once brooding and joyous, intensely poetic and highly danceable, Gonsalves’ songs betray a deep interest in Caribbean folk music backed by the indomitable energy of his band. Kobo Town’s dynamic performances have earned them a considerable following beyond the niche world of calypso fans.
Big Little Lions
Royston, BC & Cincinnati, Ohio
Big Little Lions are a folk pop duo who use every limb to sound like a full band. Their tunes are mainly upbeat and catchy like a joyful version of Of Monsters and Men.
Currently Residing in Nanaimo BC, Northcote’s unique folk-rock stylings have taken him around the world, playing some of the most prestigious rooms in North America and Europe alongside some of the genre’s most influential flag bearers. His distinctive voice tells stories of love, loss, hope, inclusiveness and community.