Awakeneers’ music centres around honest vocals sweetened with multi-part harmonies and supported by rich acoustic instrumentation. The nomadic band of nine multi-instrumentalist songwriters — most of whom are siblings — segues seamlessly from a foot-stomping fiddle tune to a hip-hop guide to mindfulness; from hilarious satire to heart-wrenching and conscience-raising eco-ballads; to soaring inspirational harmonies of love and hope. These seasoned minstrels weave a genre-bending blend of acoustic positivity that orbits elliptically around the idea of folk music.
The official mission of the band is to embody light, love, and truth — for the benefit of all beings. Their songwriting shines a light on life's big questions, celebrating the goodness of humanity and the miracle of Life on Earth.
Since their humble early days in a dirt floored cabin, the Awakeneers have toured Canada by van and sailboat — as well as the US and Europe — playing venues from street busking, seaside docks, schools, homeless shelters, folk clubs, meditation and yoga centres, peace conferences, folk festivals, and for congregations of all faiths.
New Release: Clean Freak
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|Apr 19th||EarthFest, Cedar BC||Sunday 12:00 - 1:30PM|
|Apr 20th||Oak Bay Rec Lounge, Oak Bay BC||Monday 7:30PM|
|Apr 24th||Nelson United Church, Nelson BC||Friday 7:30PM|
|Jul 10th||Vancouver Island Music Fest, Courtenay BC||Friday|
|Aug 8th||LoveFest, Cortes Island BC||Saturday|
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