Soul Shakers

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

The Soul Shakers have been shaking souls with their particular brand of Rhythm & Blues on Vancouver Island for twelve years. With powerhouse singer Joyce “The Voyce” front and centre on lead vocals, and four skilled and seasoned players backing her up, the band packs a punch – and a dance floor. Ten years after […]

The Greg Bush Sextet

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

The Greg Bush Sextet - Renowned Nanaimo trumpeter, arranger and composer Greg Bush appears at Waterwheel Park on Tuesday, August 10. Greg heads up a group of seasoned jazz musicians from Vancouver Island. Playing with him are Alicia Murray on drums, James Darling on piano, Tasha Adams on bass, Dan Craven on tenor sax and […]

Brandon Isaak

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

This guy lives and breathes the blues. Brandon Isaak is an authentic, heart felt roots and blues songster who always delivers the goods. Be it as his one-man band, his dynamic duo, his hard-hitting trio or even his five piece Saints of Swing all-star group. You always get 100% of this artist. Born in Whitehorse, […]

KeyWinds Trio

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

Beautiful Classical Music. First Set at 2pm. Admission by donation

South Island Rhythm Kings

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

At the nucleus of the South Island Rhythm Kings is the Father/Son team of Lazy MIKE MALLON on Vocals and Harmonica, and CARSON MALLON on Guitar and Vocals, creating a musical bond and delivering Classic Electric Blues covers and originals. With their good friend, and long time collaborator DAN "Piano Dano" DUBE' on Keys adding some Blues […]

Black Moon Valley

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

With members from Nanaimo, Duncan and Victoria, Black Moon Valley plays their own fun-fueled brand of foot stompin’ tunes they call country rock & roll – a mix of classic covers and soon-to-be-classic original songs made for dancing.  First Set at 2pm, Second Set at 3:30pm. Admission by Donation. Band Members: Eric Morten:   Lead & […]

The Capital City Syncopators

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

This upbeat quintet consistently endears itself to audiences with its fresh take on the prohibition-era novelty dance band.  Tuba, trumpet and tenor banjo, together with washboard and drums, play a fun mix of 20s and Western Swing music, with a few ’80s tunes thrown in for laughs. Avram McCagherty- tenor banjo and vocals Reuben Weir- […]

Hank Leonhardt and the Kingpins

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

The Kingpins are a hard-hitting fun-loving band of veteran musicians, they play classic R&B from the ‘50s and ‘60s (plus a few original songs penned within the idiom). Fronted by the lion-voiced Hank Lionhart and powered by a dynamic horn and rhythm section, these guys are guaranteed to bounce the audience out of their seats […]

Caleb Hart

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

Join us for an evening of ‘Island Soul’, which is a fusion of Caleb Hart's origins in Caribbean music with influences from all around the world.  Caleb Hart has the ability to bring something fresh, honest and powerful every time he steps on a stage. A natural born performer since he was a young boy […]

Morgan Davis

Waterwheel Park Bandshell 3828 Croft Street, Chemainus

Davis is a solo artist, interpreting the blues with a respect for its' traditions as well as writing contemporary blues. He plays electric guitar, slide guitar, and 3 string cigar-box guitar. He tours constantly and plays over 200 dates a year across North America and Europe. In 2004, Davis was awarded the JUNO - Canada's Grammy […]