Voted one of the best musical festivals on the North Shore this Party-at-the-Pier will host numerous marine-themed activities and displays, along with entertainment on the Shipbuilders’ Square stage from 11 am – 5 pm. Some of the musical talent on board includes: award winning children’s entertainers Bobs & Lolo, the vaudeville show Flying Not Falling; the hottest young duo from Seattle Impossible Bird, and the cool Latin jazz & salsa sounds of Rumba Calzada. No Party is complete without our very own Lions Gate Sinfonia who will feature music from the Baroque and Classical periods right up to Modern-day LIVING composers and Jazz. Other activities include: strolling Pirates, face painters, balloon creations, visiting mascots, carnival games with prizes for everyone; interpretive tours, a petting zoo and much much more!
Entertainment Line-Up Sunday July 14, 2013:
Hosts and emcees - Captain Cannonball and Ralph McQueasy aka The Character Guys
11:00am – 11:45am: Tangent
Made up by three West Coast songwriters, singers and musicians: Rae Armour, Linda Kidder and Daryl Jahnke performance will kick off the 2013 Party at the Pier with a blend of West Coast folk, country, bluegrass, and pop.
12:00pm – 12:30pm: Flying Not Falling Vaudeville Show
It's choreographed chaos, it's musical mad cappery. Flying Not Falling have entertained audiences around North America, with their unique blend of juggling, clown, and musical comedy.
12:45pm- 1:35pm: Bobs & Lolo
Bobs & LoLo are dedicated to connecting kids to the natural world with music, movement and make-believe. Sharing musical stories that engage, inspire and educate, they teach kids to care about themselves, their neighbours and the planet.
2:00pm – 2:45pm: Rumba Calzada
Rumba Calzada now leads in the nuevo fusion Latin music movement and picked up a few award nominations along the way. Originally formed in 1991, by Boying Geronimo and now headed by his son, Raphael Geronimo, RUMBA CALZADA has been a favorite with Vancouver's Latin Jazz and Salsa enthusiasts for over 22 years.
2:45pm: Seaspan Tugboat Ballet
3:00pm – 3:45pm: Impossible Bird
A duo that will shake your bones. Nick Drummond is former front man and songwriter for the hit Seattle band The Senate. Tyler Carson is an internationally known fiddler/violinist most recently from Jack Maple. Together they have teamed up to combine their unique talents into one formidable pairing. Fiddle, guitar, voice. Welcome, to the new beginning.
3:45pm: Best Dress Pirate Judging and Winners Announced
4:00pm – 5:00pm: Lions Gate Sinfonia Symphony
Lions Gate Sinfonia is the professional chamber orchestra of Vancouver’s North Shore. Through the art of music, they share emotionally engaging experiences with audiences of all generations for the purpose of learning and the pleasure of listening. Their organization strives to be an integral part of our community, valued for fostering innovative collaborations, mentoring youth, engaging diverse audiences, and inspiring a more musical community.
We will meet at the Entrance to the Shipyards, across from the Unity Clothing store, in front of the big mural by the water feature. I will wait for about 10 minutes after that you will have to find us in the crowds.