2012 Market Music
June 10 - Mojo Zydeco - 10am - 4pm
Back at the Ladner Village Market Mojo Zydeco is the R&B-based accordion grooves of black Creoles.
June 24 - brings Wes Mackey back to the Ladner Market from 10am - 1pm
"Wes Mackey is a Bluesman who has a totally unique, individual sound and identity and very few emerging artists can lay claim to those very important and refreshing traits. Wes Mackey has definitely paid-his-dues in full and he's got a special gift that he wants to share …. Wes Mackey has arrived."
Andy Grigg of Real Blues Magazine
June 24 also features Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne from 1pm - 4pm
“There’s no boogie-woogie-blues piano man out there today who pounds the 88’s with the conviction of Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne.” (Jeff Johnson/Chicago Sun-Times)
July 8 - Time Machine - All Day
July 22 - Marlin Ramazzini - 10pm - 1pm
Marlin Ramazzini Juno Award Nomenee is one of the most versatile and accomplished Latin singers on the West Coast, with a warm and sensuous voice that can tease out the essence of any song.
July 22 - Rumba Calzada - 1pm - 4pm
"Guaranteed to move your feet and reach your soul". - Latin Beat Magazine, Los Angeles
August 12 - The GreyNotes - All Day
In a continuation of classic rock and blues, a group of old guys in Nanaimo, B.C. has formed the GreyNotes featuring Johnny James vocals and Guitar, Bob Garnett on Drums, Ted Benkhe on Keyboard and Garnet Hunt on Bass.
August 26 - Tanga - 10am - 1pm
“Tanga had the whole crowd engaged with the sounds of a great rhythm section, smoking vocals and a hot horn section. The band played an excellent selection of materiel from classic Cuban rhythms to modern funky latin jazz with vocals in Spanish that had the audience dancing in their chairs! A fantastic performance!” – Michael Perkins, Collingwood Music School
August 26 - Collin Bullock - 1pm - 4pm
September 9 - Mojo Zydeco - All Day