Valley Arts Award 2022

Valley Arts Award 2022

Valley Arts Award 2022 The Deep Roots Music Cooperative is happy to announce Roger Taylor is the 2022 Valley Arts Award recipient. The Valley Arts Award stands in recognition of a person who has made a significant long-term contribution to the arts in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley.  As a music educator, Roger has taught both…

DRMF 2022 Schedule

DRMF 2022 Schedule

Hurricane Fiona Watch! Update: Due to the incoming hurricane, the festival has been cancelled except for the evening shows Wednesday and Thursday. Stay tuned for updates. Click on the plus or minus to enlarge or shrink the image. Click on the Download button to save the PDF. Click the link below the images to download…

Melissa Sue Labrador

Melissa Sue Labrador

Kespukwitk, Nova Scotia Visual Artist, Mi’kmaq Birch Bark Canoe Builder and Indigenous Land Guardian Sponsored by Friends of the Festival  Friday 2pm, KC Irving Centre   Visual Artist, birch bark canoe builder and Indigenous Guardian are just a few of the titles that Melissa Sue Labrador holds dear to her. Coming from the Wildcat Community…

Coconut Gaudet

Coconut Gaudet

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival Saturday 10am, Just Us! Festival Tent Coco “Coconut” Gaudet is aptly named for her time in the jungles of Costa Rica, although originally her (deep) roots are from here in the Annapolis Valley. Artist by trade, child at heart, Coconut will be set up for all-ages face/body painting on…

HUSH

HUSH

Sponsored by Friends of the Festival Saturday 2pm, Just Us! Festival Tent   Hannah Clausen and Scott Marsters come together to make up HUSH! HUSH is an acoustic duo, covering a wide variety of cover songs from the hits of years past, to current indie and radio favorites as well as local releases. You’re sure…

Curtis Phagoo

Curtis Phagoo

Sponsored by The Church Brewing Co Wednesday 7pm, Church Brewing Co; Friday Noon, Wolfville Memorial Library; Saturday 9am, Wolfville Farmers’ Market   A prairie singer songwriter from Alberta, Curtis Phagoo has one foot firmly planted in roots music, leaning on storytelling, truth, fiction, dark, and light. His other foot wanders in pop, and world music,…

Asif & Ava Illyas

Asif & Ava Illyas

Sponsored by The Church Brewing Co. Wednesday 7pm, The Church Brewing Co.   Asif Illyas is a veteran of 30 years in the Canadian music scene. He has won numerous awards for his work in the pop songwriting and producing realm as well as composing for film and TV features. His extensive touring experience in…

Community Shows

Community Shows If viewing on a small device, rotate to Landscape for best view. There are some musical options outside of the Festival Pass, ticketed separately. Local community organizations and businesses have partnered with Deep Roots to present shows during the festival