Davie Village Promenade Lineup
May 26, 2020
The Davie Village Promenade is a free, all-ages three-day event taking place in the historic Davie Village from Jervis to Thurlow. Visit our event pages below or check out our Facebook Event page.
Friday, August 2 – 6-11pm
Saturday, August 3 – 12pm-10pm
Sunday, August 4 – 12pm -11pm
Never afraid to push the boundaries of her comfort zone, AWood has forged a
path in the Vancouver DJ scene and has made a name for herself in the queer
community DJing house, tech house and techno. She was inspired to get into music
after spending many years dancing the night away in clubs, raves and festivals
before creating her own unique, energizing and groovy sound.
AWood is a resident of the all-female DJ group FemmeFatale, As well as a cofounder of the queer house collective Housewerq who throw underground parties
For almost a year, AWood hosted a biweekly Facebook livestream via Public
Address featuring local queer and female artists. Her infectious selections,
seamless transitions and ability to bring her audience to life through music make
AWood a multifaceted and versatile artist.
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Reid Zakos is a groovy and theatrical performer that oozes ‘Gay Hercules Glam’, wild inspiring freedom, and raw talent. He has always been equally prolific and sensitive with his songwriting. Born in Calgary from a musical family, his sound is a unique blend of Dance Pop, EDM, and NuDisco. Theatrics, dance, fashion, and bright jazzy vocals all showcase his message of self-acceptance, fantasy, and freedom. With a YouTube channel that has over 90,000 views, Reid first got noticed and played on CiTR Radio’s QueerFM radio program in Vancouver. Inspired by Greek mythology, new-wave, the LGBTQ2+ community, and artists like Lady Gaga and Gwen Stefani, Reid has always been a dynamic queer entertainer and deeply creative soul. With his shiny new pride anthem single “Gladiator” released July 19th, Reid is ready to shine and rise!
Find Reid Zakos at Davie Village Promenade
Sunday, Aug 4 at 6:30pm – Pride Patio Stage
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Reid World Music
2007 I left the UK and I went to live in Sri Lanka working for the British Embassy while I was there I promoted and organised all ex-pat parties promoting diversity among the SL community which was well received among the secret gay and transgender community whose identities had to be kept anonymous for fear of violence for the fact that being gay was illegal.
2013 I became an International resident DJ for Global House Movement Radio, mixing house music live each weekend. I have over 5000 followers on Mixcloud.
1500 followers Soundcloud, 2000 followers on Instagram and YouTube.
Early 2016 saw the launch of #realhousegroove, a monthly event dedicated to Afro, Deep and Soulful house in the Lounge at Calabash Bistro.
May 2018 — Friday Night House – Magnetiq Club & Lounge
January 2019 – Present – Ombre Social House – HOUSED
Find Dezyman at Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 9:30pm – Davie East Stage
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Yasmine Vine & The Moushez
Yasmine Vine is a Recording Artist, Songwriter and Actress residing in Hollywood Ca. She grew up in Tehran- Iran where it is illegal for women to sing, dance, wear lipstick or high heels so she HAD to move to America at 19 where she could be herself & live her passions!
She was writing songs since she was 7 years old. She began her career as a Hollywood Burlesque dancer performing to her own songs as a way to promote and sell her music. After a few years of Burlesque and learning how to express herself proudly and fearlessly she transformed her performing strictly to singing and her music artistry.
Yasmine Vine and her dancers, The Moushez, perform in the hottest nightclubs and events all over the world! Yasmine has been featured in many pin up and art magazines and has perfected her acting skills in several TV shows & feature films.You can find her on Itunes & more at YasmineVine.com!
Find Yasmine Vine & The Moushez at Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 9pm – Pride Patio Stage
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Featured in VICE media, we are a team of electric party starters, a group of vibrant people-lovers, and a high-impact party entertainment agency. We invented the VYVE: a new type of party where you feel exhilarated, included, respected, and encouraged, powered by dancing, smiling, laughing, and singing to body-rocking music. VYVEs are electric experiences designed based on research to promote happy, healthy, socially-connected communities.
Find VYVE at Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 1pm – Street Performance
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Biawanna is a dynamic singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. They channel a certain strength through their namesake, Biawanna, matriarch of the Solomon Islands, who gave birth to a long line of chiefs that they are a descendent of. Biawanna is currently getting ready to release their debut EP, ‘Care’, which should be expected soon.
Find Biawanna at Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 8pm – Pride Patio Stage
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The band and their charismatic female frontsinger Hanne are onto something big. Hanne Kah are an internationally touring band, that just released their new album Y.
The band wants to establish the genre folk as a steady part of Germany’s musical landscape.
On February 15 the band released the single GRETA which is a homage to Greta Thunberg a 16 Year old climate activist from Sweden who kicked of the fridays for future demonstrations around the globe.
At the end of 2017 Hanne Kah was invited by Hollywood composer James Newton Howard at his Europe tour finale,They perform the song ‘The hanging tree’ from the film series ‘The Hunger Games’ accompanied by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.
In 2019 the band is on tour through Europe with their new record Y – they already shared the stage with “The Hooters” and were the face of the new ESPRIT Pride Campaign by Craig&Carl.
Find Hanne Kah at Davie Village Promenade
Sunday, Aug 4 at 9:30 – Pride Patio Stage
Find Hanne Kah at Davie Village Promenade
Cirque Les Résidus
Sandrine Masse-Savard ans François Bouvier are two artists from te Ottawa-Gatineau region that have met more than 10 years ago.
François is a multidisciplinary circus performer and Sandrine is a musician and composer working with eclectic styles.
In 2018 is created Cirque les résidus, a 25 mintues street performance that questions the canadian identity, and the belonging to the land we are born on. The piece, with Sandrine’s songs and soundscapes, keeps an uplifting message, giving hope that there is space for understanding and creativity.
The two artists are eager to continue their collaboration as their works meet in an interest to question the consequences of colonialism and the many meanings of the canadian identity.
Find Cirque les résidus at the Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 3pm – Street Performance
Sunday, Aug 4 at 3pm – Street Performance
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Cirque les résidus
KRIZTELZ dabbles into a wide range of electronic sounds, always keeping her rnb, and hip hop roots in mind. KRIZTELZ has opened for major hip hop artists like Madchild, Snak the ripper, Prada West, Lil Windex, and Merkules of Surrey’s very own STOMP DOWN KILLAZ ….
Be sure to check out this Canadian girls trap influenced beats ,and hard hitting basslines as she travels through a journey of elegant melodies and EDM vibes.
Find Kriztelz at the Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 7:45pm – Davie East Stage
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Elated Featuring Special Guest Jessika Dawn
Elated: “Canadian music producer Elated is creating a new sound in Trance music infusing uplifting trance & progressive house. His music is all about healing and being on the other side of struggle. The message is connection.”
Jessika Dawn: “Canadian born singer on a journey through life and music, her euphoric voice and eloquent expression in songwriting bring life to her lyrics and soul to her performance leaving the audience immersed in a dream-like state.”
Find Elated ft. Jessika Dawn at the Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 1pm – Pride Patio Stage
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We Feel Elated
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You can find this cheeky English DJ on KiSS RADiO every weekend in BC. James’ love for music started at a young age as has been a huge influence in his life ever since. Supporter of the LGBTQ Community James is proud to perform with the Vancouver Pride society this year.
Find James Ellis at the Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 5pm – Pride Patio Stage
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Cirque Du Soleil – Luzia Street Team
Luzia Street Team
Find Cirque du Soleil at the Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 5:30pm – Street Performance
Saturday, Aug 3 at 5pm – Street Performance
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Cirque du Soleil
Patricia Raye and Nick Apivor have teamed up to create the NuJazz Soul fusion group, Luscious Moov. The band has performed at previous Pride events with a repertoire consisting of vibrantly, fresh mash-ups and remixes of jazz standards. Tonight is a special treat. Luscious Moov is launching their tribute to the original divas of electronic dance music – Donna Summer and Grace Jones.
You have the memories: Warm evenings…anticipation…club music…dancing till dawn. You know the lyrics: Hot Stuff, Slave To The Rhythm, Last Dance. Patricia and Nick want you to get up and boogie ’cause this is your last chance to dance. Please welcome Luscious Moov with their premier performance of – My Summer Jones!
Find Luscious Moov at the Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 10:15pm – Pride Patio Stage
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Cinescape is no stranger to the club and EDM scene in his hometown of Vancouver, Canada. Having spent the last few years honing his craft of mixing beats and filling dance floors with his signature style of compiling classic electronic dance tunes of latin house, progressive, electro, trance, top 40 remixes, stitching them together into melodic playlists for groove thirsty ears. Cinescape is more than just a DJ. He adds flavor to his sets by peppering in cinematic music into his sets. His background in film and music fuse together for nostalgic and unforgettable performances.
Find DJ Cinescape at the Davie Village Promenade
Sunday, Aug 4 at 8pm – Pride Patio Stage
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Guinness World Record-holding singer and songwriter Capri Everitt received international acclaim and world-wide media attention when she travelled to 80 countries where she sang the national anthem of each country in the national language to raise money and awareness for orphaned children. During her journey “Around the World in 80 Anthems”, she was featured in more than 100 print and television segments and continues to perform around the world at various high profile sporting tournaments and other prominent events (We Day, TED Talks, Carnegie Hall).
Capri has a new single ready for release that was co-written and produced by Kuya Productions that will be released on all digital platforms on August 4th called “Girl Stand Up”.
Find Capri Everitt at the Davie Village Promenade
Saturday, Aug 3 at 2:15pm – Street Performance
Sunday, Aug 4 at 2:15pm – Street Performance
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“The Coven” is a vogue collective comprised of three professional, queer artists from across the country. Ralph Escamillan (House of Gvasalia), Ross Wirtanen (RiaToss Productions) and Kevin Fraser (Immigrant Lessons) are all highly distinguished and versatile dancers / choreographers within their hometowns of Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON.
With an innate passion for LGBTQ2IA+ arts and culture, the “unholy trinity” strive to cultivate the growing Canadian vogue and ballroom scene by hosting community dance classes, workshops and balls .Their macabre sense of theatre, editorial fashion and gender-bending style are woven into entertaining and educational live performances that elevate the expressive, underground dance style of Vogue.
Find The Coven at the Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 7pm – Davie East Stage
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Troy Jackson is a vocalist, performer and author of African and Mohawk heritage based in Tkaronto, Turtle Island. He stands at the intersection of spoken word, diva vocals and the beat.
Find Troy Jackson at the Davie Village Promenade
Friday, Aug 2 at 8:45pm – Davie East Stage
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Of Caribbean descent, IAMREBELWILL discovered his artistic intuition as a child, which ignited his desire to sing, dance and perform. He has opened for acts such as 112, Azealia Banks, Bobby Valentino, Ciara, Kranium and Tinashe.
Capitalizing on his showmanship, he has appeared in commercials for BET, Disney, Much Music and MTV Canada. In July 2018, he became a featured artist on WBLK 93.7, the Power Station, with his single “Better” on heavy rotation. His first album, The Confessions of a Broken Man, is being released soon with critically acclaimed production from Jack Knight (Diddy, Keyshia Cole, Mario Winans), Kent “Majess” Austin (Jagged Edge, Beyonce, Ricky J) and Mantra (Rihanna, Future).
The project depicts the growth of a boy becoming a man, and the trials & tribulations of love, heartbreak and being in a modern-day relationship, while exploring the fluidity of sexuality.
Find IAMREBELWILL at the Davie Village Promenade
Sunday, Aug 4 at 7:15pm – Pride Patio Stage
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