2024 ARTIST LINEUP

Big Little LionsBig Little Lions
Don’t just take our word, check out what a fellow festival has to say about just how fabulous the duo of Helen Austin and Paul…
Devin Cuddy BandDevin Cuddy Band
Country rock has formed the soundtrack to Devin Cuddy’s life. As the son of Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, Devin had music in his veins. But…
Festival ChoirFestival Choir
Calling all voices! Come sing in the choir! Now in its 8th year, Mission Folk’s Festival Choir is a community-powered celebration of song. Selected festival artists…
FränderFränder
Brothers Gabbi and Daniel Dluzewski and sister Natasja Dluzewska grew up in the village of Håga, one of Scandinavia’s great Bronze Age Viking strongholds. And while rooted…
Conor GainsConor Gains
Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Conor Gains crafts music outside the box. He effortlessly synthesizes Americana roots with the unmistakable warmth of classic soul and…
Gin and Tall TalesGin and Tall Tales
With one-of-a-kind tunes written by one-of-a kind musicians, this eclectic group performs original music from the heart throughout the Fraser Valley. Their repertoire that features…
Ground EffectGround Effect
Ground Effect is Vancouver’s newest contradance band, presenting both perennial favourites and original tunes in energetic arrangements that will cause liftoff. The core players are…
Hot Damn ScandalHot Damn Scandal
Bellingham’s Cascadia Daily’s headline proclaims that “Hot Damn Scandal is unpredictable, unstoppable. Longtime ensemble brings the party with them.” Do you really need to know…
Jackson HollowJackson Hollow
Fast-rising stars on the music scene, this quartet is exemplary in every possible way – which may be why  they’re collecting nominations and awards from…
Mia KellyMia Kelly
Swiftly gaining recognition as a poetic lyricist with a powerful and versatile voice, Mia Kelly is a born performer who is making a mark on…
Kobo TownKobo Town
Named after the storied district in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, where calypso was born, JUNO-winning Kobo Town has been described as “an intoxicating blend of lilting calypsonian…
Graham LindseyGraham Lindsey
For fans of great Celtic music well played, Graham Lindsey is your guy. He writes inventive and dynamic Celtic tunes in a centuries-old tradition, and…
Catherine MacLellanCatherine MacLellan
Born and raised in the idyllic province of Prince Edward Island, Catherine MacLellan has been captivating audiences around the world with her music for over…
Crys MatthewsCrys Matthews
Already being hailed as “the next Woody Guthrie,” Crys Matthews is among the brightest stars of the new generation of social justice music-makers. A powerful…
Moira & ClaireMoira & Claire
How more quintessentially cross-Canadian could you get? Moira and Claire were born at our end of Canada and they’re now confirmed residents at the other.…
Gillian MoranzGillian Moranz
With folk and wordsmith roots entwined in music stitched to the fabric of the Canadian music scene, Gillian Moranz is an Alberta-born singer-songwriter and musician…
The Marcus Mosely EnsembleThe Marcus Mosely Ensemble
Marcus Mosely’s early years were spent immersed in the music and culture of the Gospel tradition in his home town in Ralls, Texas, He moved…
The PairsThe Pairs
Powered by soaring sister harmonies, The Pairs is a quirky trio with an unbottled chemistry that quickly connects them to whatever audience is lucky enough…
Jerron “Blind Boy” PaxtonJerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920’s and making them wish they could stay there. This young…
PIQSIQPIQSIQ
Sisters Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk Mackay create and perform Inuit-style throat singing – both ancient traditional songs and eerie new compositions. In Inuktitut, a “piqsiq”…
PodorythmiePodorythmie
It all started in a backyard cabin. A group of talented gals started getting together to play tunes, share steps and party – sort of…
Recychestra with Boris SichonRecychestra with Boris Sichon
Mission’s Musical Maestro – the incomparable Boris Sichon – leads an orchestra of musical instruments created from recycled materials. Instrument makers become players in this…
ShauitShauit
Originally from Maliotenam in north-eastern Québec, Shauit Kashinemu is an extraordinary singer-songwriter who’s made a name for himself on the Aboriginal and Quebec music scenes…
Etienne SiewEtienne Siew
Etienne Siew crafts his music from the beauty of the West Coast and the forests of BC, where he often spends his time fishing, hiking…
Strong Bow & WryStrong Bow & Wry
Returning to the Mission Festival stage to thrill us all again, local dynamic duo Jennie Bice and Tony O’Hara (aka Strong Bow & Wry) are…
Jesse Waldman & Beau WheelerJesse Waldman & Beau Wheeler
Two remarkable BC singers and songwriters have joined their considerable forces. Diamond-in-the-rough guitar virtuoso and a candid singer-songwriter, Jesse Waldman has been honing his own…
Young Artist ShowcaseYoung Artist Showcase
This Young Artist Showcase celebrates the work of students who have completed the Youth Open Stage program. YOSA encourages young people to practice, hone, and…