EMF 2019 Band Lineup

Toubab Krewe

Ashville NC, instrumental powerhouse that creates a sonic Pangaea that lustily swirls together rock, African traditions, jam sensibilities, international folk strains and more.  

About Toubab Krewe

After Funk

A new and unique sound, After Funk has been bringing their infectiously fun yet thoughtful music to audiences across North America since they formed in 2011. 

About After Funk

Yak Attack

Yak Attack is a live electronica power trio from Portland Oregon. Founded in 2013, the band has experienced steady growth over the past few years and has been building buzz by touring frequently throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, and the Mountain West.

About Yak Attack

TV Broken 3rd Eye Open

TV Broken 3rd  Eye Open is an eclectic and versatile five-piece band that fuses a multitude of styles into a psychedelic explosion of sound. 

About TV Broken 3rd Eye Open

Swindler

Swindler produces a fresh and original sound that integrates funk, jazz and psychedelic rock into a masterful sonic tapestry. Their innovative approach makes each live experience compelling and unique. The band continues to expand an already rapidly growing fanbase with each show.

About Swindler

Daniel James’ Brass Camel

A unique musical assault with a swathe of fresh progressive-funk numbers with which to boogie ya down! Dedicated to the preservation of the motion of the hips!

Apollo Suns

A refreshing and innovative sound combining instrumental, rock, jazz and experimental music. Constantly challenging themselves in their writing by constructing jazz influenced songs with the end goal of maintaining an overall accessible and catchy track for listeners of all kinds.

Road Waves

The adventurous nature of Road Waves makes it a challenging task to define the energy-packed four-piece that touches on the roots of funk, blues, rock, and jazz. Their shows are built on a philosophy of playing from their hearts and an open mind, making for an exciting exploration with a huge sound.

About Road Waves

The Hillties

Recipients of The Kootenay Music Awards “Best Reggae Song” are a six piece band (chapman stick, ukulele, guitar, piano, drums and three part harmonies) based out of Nelson BC. Using this unique instrumentation we blend ska/reggae and funk into original music to keep the dance floor bumping all night.

About The Hillties

Jeremy Kneeshaw Band

Music has always been his passion; playing Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo, Flute, Accordion and more.
In his many musical incarnations, he has been entertaining crowds all over the Kamloops area, and working to inspire a younger generation of up and coming musicians to follow their passions. 

About Jeremy Kneeshaw

Post-Modern Connection

This Kelowna B.C based band’s sound is best described as a blend of indie-soul tinged with jazz and lightly dabbed in psych pop. The group gathers inspiration from artists like King Krule, Peach Pit, Alabama Shakes, and Early Eyes. Drawing on experiences from their international backgrounds, the band creates emotionally stirring music that captivates listeners.

About Post-Modern Connection

Mother Sun

The Kamloops based band plays psychedelia influenced pop and rock music. Creating warmth and drawing vivid colours from the sounds that surround. Combining deliberate psych-pop arrangements with a measured amount of absurdity, the four piece produces thought-provoking music that weaves wistful melody through vibrant tones and intricate grooves.

About Mother Sun