Fuze: BC On Tap
NOTE: VENUE CHANGE. This will be held at the Fernie Community Centre.
Join special guests Red Eyed Soul, Flatback and the two-time Juno nominated, larger than life Ndidi O for an incredible showcase of BC talent. Beer garden opens at 5:30pm, performances start at 6:00pm. The Chautauqua Grill and a variety of food trucks will be available throughout the night.
6:00 to 7:00 PM | RED EYED SOUL
Red Eyed Soul was born from late night jams and legendary parties at the North end of Kootenay Lake. They’re sure to get your arms swinging and boots stomping with their high energy mix of soulful mountain blues, and folk rock. This four piece band is comprised of Selkirk College Music School graduates: Sean Rodman, Nick Fuss, Eddie Annett and Jakob Simek. Original music from Sean and Nick focuses on the beauty of rustic rural living. With an ever changing arrangement of acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, harmonica, bass, and drums they’re sure to strike a chord for diverse listening pleasures.
7:15 to 8:15 PM | NDIDI ONUKWULU
Ndidi O is a Canadian singer-songwriter born in British Columbia. Although her style is often classified as jazz and blues, Onukwulu combines several musical genres in her songs including surf music, electric blues, gospel, and country.She has frequently toured across Canada and Europe in support of her records.
8:15 to 9:00 PM | FLATBACK
This new acoustic band fuses elements of rural blues, world music, and jazz into a unique but highly accessible sound. Inspired by the music of David Grisman and Ry Cooder, the group features Jeremy Holmes mandolin, Scott Smith dobro, Gord Grdina oud, and Liam MacDonald pandeiro.
9:00 to 10:00 PM | NDIDI ONUKWULU
Ndidi O. returns for a second set.