Awakeneers’ music centres around honest vocals sweetened with multi-part harmonies and supported by rich acoustic instrumentation. The nomadic band of 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.
|Jul 2nd||39 Days of July Festival, Duncan BC||Saturday 6:00pm|
|Jul 16th||Mateada, Salt Spring Island BC||Saturday 9:00pm|
|Jul 17th||Victoria Folk Music Society - Norway House, Victoria BC||Sunday 8:00pm|
|Aug 14th||Spirit Square, Campbell River BC||Sunday 11:00am|
|Aug 20th||River City Skydive Festival, Campbell River BC||Saturday 12:00am|
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