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Friday, July 19th

Starbelly Stage
Starbelly Stage
Gates Open 5:00 pm

Holly Hyatt
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Winner of Best R’n’B Blues Album in 2018, This second-generation Kootenay blues singer-songwriter is bringing her top-notch band to make you swing.

The Wild Turkeys
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Veterans of the very first Starbelly Jam (1999), the purveyors of Kootenay Lake psychedelic country jam music are returning with their original lineup.

BC/DC
10:15 pm - 11:55 pm

Canada’s favourite Rock n’ Roll Salute.

Moonbelly Stage
Moonbelly Stage
Gates Open 5:00 pm

The Devils You Don't
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Nelson, BC Supergroup Banjo! Ukulele! Upright! Sax! Drums!

High Mountain Groove
9:15 pm - 10:15 pm

The East shore’s own evolution of funky, groovy mountain vibes. Featuring Howlin’ Dan, Todd Lester on drums and Morgan Rael on guitar and steelpan.

Saturday, July 20th

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Starbelly Stage
Starbelly Stage
Opening Ceremony
Other Activities

Led by Dr.Duncan Grady, an elder of the Circle of Indigenous Nations Society ,West Kootenays BC. Join us in celebration and honoring of the land and community. 10:30 to 10:45 am.

Buffalo Stompers
Music

Aboriginal Dance & Drum performance group from Kootenay Lake, Traditional and Fusion. 10:45 to 11 am.

The Kwerks
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
For Kids
Music

Ray-of-Sunshine-in-a-dark-world music. Live life. Say yes. Be a little crazy!

Zaynab Spoken Word
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Music
Other Activities

Belgian pianist accompanies Canadian poet in a duo of Key Words! A journey of words to soothe the soul and open the heart. Spot Zaynab with her typewriter and she will write you your very own personal poem on the spot about anything you’d like.

Hamsa Hamsa
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Music

From Barcelona, Spain Sephardic Fusion with Flamenco & Jazz

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Buckman Coe
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
With special guest Tonye
Music

Soul, World Beat & Roots Reggae Music.

Caleb Hart
7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Music

A passionate live performer since he was a lad in Trinidad & Tobago, Caleb has been taking his songs of hope and unity across the world since 2012. Backed by the hardest-working riddim & horn section of the year!

Snotty Nose Rez Kids
8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Music

Snotty Nose Rez Kids are the combined talents of Yung Trybez and Young D, hailing from the Haisla Nation, ‘The People of the Snow.” Above all else, SNRK blend trap beats with woven lyricism that challenges Indigenous stereotypes.

Yaima
11:15 pm - 12:15 am
Music

A Cascadian Elemental & Alchemical Electronic music duo based in Seattle, WA. Featuring the visual art of Simon Haiduk.

Moonbelly Stage
Moonbelly Stage
Gitana Mundo
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Music

From Edmonton, AB An exotic blend of Latin, Gypsy, Cajun & Old-time Swing.

Diemm and Oliver Swain
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Music

Oliver Swain - From Victoria, BC: Whimsical, spiritual and socially conscious, a chamber folk odyssey, “The Zen Rock Garden of Old Time music” ----------------- Diemm - Music to Illuminate. Singer-Songwriter-Harper-Poet. https://youtu.be/uEbwwllWkRw

Tony Furtado Duo
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Music

From Portland, Oregon: A musical force of Americana with slide guitar, voice and two-time bluegrass banjo champion Tony Furtado, and Luke Price, Grand National Fiddle Champion.

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

The OM Sound
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Music

Power Trio from Montreal with a conscious message conveyed by hip-hop verses, thick Jazz harmonization and neo-soul grooves.

In The Sticks
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Music

The Slocan Valley’s own Afro Sassy Drum/Dance Collective

Monkey Dragon
10:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Music

Adham Shaikh leads this live collab with Buckman Coe and friends.. a magic carpet ride.

Community Corner
Community Corner
Ukulele Jam
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hosted by David Kayle
Other Activities

Takes place outside the community corner, hosted by Starbelly founder David Kayle Johnston. All levels of ability welcomed.

Fusion of Mediterranean Musics
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
with Ofer Ronen and Hamsa Hamsa
Workshops

From Barcelona, Spain, Ofer Ronen is a master of both Flamenco guitar and Oud in the Sephardic Jewish tradition of Spain. His group Hamsa Hamsa presents a fusion of Mediterranean musical styles.

Gitana Mundo Guitar Workshop
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Workshops

Brazilian Samba
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
rhythm & movement with Moving Mosaic Samba Band (Nelson, BC)
Other Activities

Moving Mosaic present the rhythms of Brazilian Samba that they will perform in the all-inclusive Giant Parade at 4:45pm. Some instruments will be made available for this workshop (and parade) by the East Shore's Samba Lago Profundo.

Vocal workshop with Lisi
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Workshops

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Banjo traditions & departures
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
with Tony Furtado and Oliver Swain
Workshops

Accomplished Banjo masters present a variety of traditions in this interactive masterclass.

Pavillion
Pavillion
Yoga
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Other Activities

Jenna Arpita offers traditional and classical forms of hatha and ashtanga yoga. Her approach offers great reverence to the ancient lineage of yoga...but still always approachable and fun. With accompanying harp music from DIEMM.

Kid's Crafts
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
For Kids

Fantastic and fun arts and crafts for kids, bring your little one and get your creative vibes flowing!

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Be Stage Tent
Be Stage Tent
Pico's Puppet Palace
11:00 am - 11:45 am
For Kids

For contemporary young audiences, puppetry, live music and storytelling connects audiences across generations. Please note this same performance will be repeated in the afternoon session.

Flydini The Magician
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
For Kids

Flydini calls his stage show “Sleightly Magic” a reference to the melding of humorous wit, mystifying magic and fun filled entertainment. Whether it be with a deck of cards and a silk handkerchief entertaining a crowd gathering on the street, or dressed in a tux & tails while performing one of Houdini’s famous illusions on stage, “Flydini the Magician” will leave you with mystery on your mind and a smile in your heart.

Bellydance
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Other Activities

Shimmy Train! Gemma Luna is a gifted and graceful facilitator who will take you on a joyful dance journey into 6 different kinds of shimmy that make your body and soul happy and get your energy shining! All ages and genders welcome. Dance is good for every body!

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Pico's Puppet Palace
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
For Kids

For contemporary young audiences, puppetry, live music and storytelling connects audiences across generations. Please note this same performance will be repeated in the afternoon session.

Cedars
Cedars
Morning Wiggles With Ellie & Kathy
9:00 am - 10:00 am
For Kids

Does your baby or child like to wake up with a shake, boom or holler? This is the workshop for you! Ellie and Kathy will lead parents and children through joyful and accessible music making and movement - using our voices, bodies, and some pretty fantastic instruments (oh, and a parachute at the end!). Making music together strengthens family bonds and can set up a lifelong love of song and music in children. This workshop is designed for children 0-7 years to attend with a caregiver.

Dixie Star Storytelling
10:00 am - 10:30 am
For Kids

A fantastical world is evoked through words, movement, and through inviting the audience to help create the magic. "The Little Wood Duck" will be told at 10 am and "The 12 Dancing Princesses" at 5:15 pm.

Kids Yoga
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
For Kids

A heart based yoga workshop focused on introducing or re-acquainting students with the playful world of hatha yoga. Featuring the music of Kira Willey kids become Trees, Mountains, Birds and Animals while expressing themselves through dance. We'll end with a beautiful guided end relaxation. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.

The Kwerks Creative Kids
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
For Kids

Write a song with Laura Kwerk, this workshop is geared for children ages 6 to 11. Younger siblings welcome with supervision.

Afternoon Wiggles With Ellie & Kathy
3:45 pm - 4:40 pm
For Kids

Does your baby or child like to wake up with a shake, boom or holler? This is the workshop for you! Ellie and Kathy will lead parents and children through joyful and accessible music making and movement - using our voices, bodies, and some pretty fantastic instruments (oh, and a parachute at the end!). Making music together strengthens family bonds and can set up a lifelong love of song and music in children. This workshop is designed for children 0-7 years to attend with a caregiver.

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Dixie Star Storytelling
5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
For Kids

A fantastical world is evoked through words, movement, and through inviting the audience to help create the magic. "The Little Wood Duck" will be told at 10 am and "The 12 Dancing Princesses" at 5:15 pm.

Energy Field
Energy Field
Cirque Du Play
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
For Kids

Safire Jones is back at Starbelly Jam with her Cirque Du Play shops. Teaching fun and foundational techniques for some great handmade toys.

Teen Tipi Hangout
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Games, relay races and a scavenger hunt!

Come have fun and enjoy some teen entertainment.

Cirque Du Play
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
For Kids

Safire Jones is back at Starbelly Jam with her Cirque Du Play shops. Teaching fun and foundational techniques for some great handmade toys.

Teen Tipi Hangout
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Freestyle Hip Hop

Come have fun and enjoy some teen entertainment.

Giant Parade!
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm
All-inclusive Parade
For Kids
Music
Other Activities

Join the Moving Mosaic Samba Band, the Kootenay Hoop Troupe and the whole festival on parade!

Cirque Du Play
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
For Kids

Safire Jones is back at Starbelly Jam with her Cirque Du Play shops. Teaching fun and foundational techniques for some great handmade toys.

Kootenay Hoop Troupe
8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
LED hula hoop

These ladies share a unique Passion for dancing with plastic circles, and each carry their own individual style. They work together to combine these styles and create stories through movement and flow. We're sure you will love their LED hula hoop exploits!