Salmon Stomp!

The Cannery is launching Salmon Stomp on Saturday, August 2nd from noon to 9 pm.¬† The day promises something for everyone:¬† live music, dancing, and a whole lot of fun.¬† We have an amazing line up of local acts throughout the day and you won’t even have to pay admission!¬† Admission will be paid for by G & F Financial, so bring the whole neighbourhood!

Salmon Stomp Schedule

12:00
on Tank Farm Deck
Tom Larson and Dean Wallis are local musicians who have been playing together for about two years – blending acoustic guitar, vocals and violin. They capture the sound and feel of bluegrass, rock and folk – and both old standards and new songs. Settle in and enjoy!
13:00
on Tank Farm Deck
Will Stroet is a new addition to the children’s music scene in Canada. His high-energy guitar-driven songs are catchy and inspire kids to dance and sing along. Will sings in English, French, and Spanish.
13:30
in Boiler House Theatre
Fraser River Fiddlers, directed by Lorraine Grescoe, are a group of young fiddlers with a love for the toe-tapping music that has been handed down from early pioneers — the jigs, reels, waltzes, and great train music.
14:00
on Tank Farm Deck
If you could name only two things that singer/songwriter Holly Arntzen is passionate about, they would probably be music and her love of the natural world. As it happens, the two seem to be intricately entwined as Holly continues on her life-long mission to educate and change the hearts of people about our environment and the future of our little blue planet.
14:30
in Boiler House Theatre
Greg Meloche has been performing in Richmond since 1995 as a regular at the Steveston Folk Guild and community events. He combines acoustic guitar and bodhran (Celtic drum) with the deep, smooth voice of a troubadour, somewhere between Stan Rogers and Roger Whittaker. Greg performs original compositions and an eclectic mix of songs from traditional folk and country to 50s and 60s pop-rock.
15:00
on Tank Farm Deck
For over a decade, Tiller’s Folly¬†has been captivating audiences with their music, stories and smoking live shows. Tiller’s Folly is a high-energy acoustic roots music experience like no other.
17:00
in Boiler House Theatre
Betty Berda has been playing guitar and singing acoustic roots music for many years. She has sung in jazz and gospel choirs, and with various local musicians at folk clubs, open stages, and festivals. Her recent musical influences have been artists such as Gillian Welch, Kasey Chambers, and Allison Krauss, to name a few. Her upbeat style and soulful voice will have you tapping your feet and singing along!
18:30
on Tank Farm Deck
The current line-up of Doghouse¬†has many years of combined talent and experience to draw from, and has proved popular at each appearance. The band manages to keep people’s feet tapping with its varied performance of songs and music wherever it plays.¬† Although billed as a Celtic folk band, Doghouse is very diverse and can add country and jazz flavours to its repertoire.
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