On Friday Nov. 7 and Saturday Nov. 8, Martian Sound and The Cave Recording Studio present the Community Spirit Concert Series at The Little Red Church, located at 2182 Comox Avenue, in Comox.
This is an excellent and rare opportunity to come and listen to some incredible performers visiting the Comox Valley, as well as some of the Valley’s own finest musicians. This is an all ages event so gather your friends and family and come on down and raise some community spirit!
Friday night’s line-up features the ubiquitous Blaine Dunaway (www.blainedunaway.com/) on violin, chincello, trumpet, and other assorted musicalia.
Anela Kahiamoe (facebook.com/kahiamoe) will treat the audience with his compelling mix of traditional and original songs performed with a sincerity and warmth that draws you into his experiences playing across musical cultures.
Tracy Riley, (tracyrileymusic.com) is a multi-talented musician who plays acoustic guitar, harmonica, hand drums and bass. She is known as a superb singer/songwriter and entertainer with a rich soulful voice.
Also appearing on Friday, is The Ralph Barrat Group.
Iain Cameron and Chris Lewis, with Spiral Sun, will offer an eclectic mix of soundscapes. Iain and Chris on acoustic guitar and piano/synthesizer will perform some original compositions, and then form into Spiral Sun for some more creations, featuring Bouzouki, electric guitar and drums.
Saturday’s line-up features Des Larson, (deslarson.com/) Des Larson has a big city heart and small town soul. Pop vocals with a west coast edge, he is comparable to artists Michael Buble, JT and Dave Mathews Band.
His unique style reflects West coast lifestyle with urban appeal. Des always captures the perfect moment with straight-to-the-heart vocals, soulful falsetto and mesmerizing guitar work, so don’t miss this exciting rising star while he’s in town.
Annie Becker, (anniebeckermusic.bandcamp.com/) Urban Hippie, Soul-Pop Songstress, Vaudevillian Diva.
Whether it’s a packed club, intimate coffeehouse, animated music festival, or bustling street corners, those who come across Annie will no doubt walk away with a smile on their face and a melody in their head.
Also appearing on Saturday, is Broke N Merry, (facebook.com/pages/Broke-N-Merry/) Broke N Merry, is a band comprised of seasoned buskers, itchy footed wanderers, pranksters and merry makers.
The Moon Band, (www.elevatethearts.com/the-festival-2014/performers/). This eclectic duo is like taking a step back in time, using a wide array of instruments.
Topping off this fabulous weekend of entertainment will be Martian.
Martian is the brainchild of Tyrell, from Martian Sound and The Cave Recording Studio, an audio and visual show to blow your senses wide open at the climax of an already incredible weekend of music and entertainment not to be missed! Get your tickets early, and enjoy the Community Spirit!
Tickets are $20 for a weekend pass at Bop City Records or, $10 Fri / $15 Sat, at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. -midnight. Catering for the event will be provided by Greenhaven Farms (greenhavenfarm.ca/)