CBC Musical Nooners 2018 Line-Up

The CBC Musical Nooners make their return on Tuesday.  For the 9th year, the outdoor plaza at CBC studios at 700 Hamilton Street comes to life with music acts performing live, each weekday from noon – 1pm, from July 10 – August 17

Opening day, July 10th is a celebration of Indigenous Culture and a performance by North West Coast First Nations rap duo Mob Bounce, taking the stage from Noon.  The Indigenous food truck, Mr Bannock, will also be on site to fill your lunch time appetites while you enjoy the music on stage. The rest of the opening week’s performers are in association with the Vancouver Folk Festival, teasing the great music performing at the iconic festival, as well the Surrey Fusion Festival brings performers to the nooners to highlight the world beats on stage there.

The CBC Musical Nooners cover all genres of music from HipHop, Pop, Blues, Folk, Jazz, Soul, Reggae, and more. Many CBC Music Searchlight competitors take the stage highlighting the best of local talent.

The line up for the rest of the season is;

July 10 – Mob Bounce (hip hop)
July 11 – Son de Madera (folk/world)
July 12 – Jimmy “Duck” Holmes (folk)
July 13 – Little Miss Higgins (blues/country)
July 16 – Winsome Kind (indie/folk)
July 17 – Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron (roots)
July 18 – Haley Blais (pop)
July 19 – Dawn Pemberton (soul/gospel)
July 20 – Rumba Calzada (Latin jazz)
July 23 – Adam Robert Thomas (jazz)
July 24 – Portraits of Us (acoustic)
July 25 – Fall Brigade (rock)
July 26 – The Long War (indie)
July 27 – Jen Hodge All Stars (jazz)
July 30 – Old Soul Rebel (soul)
July 31 – Sinclair & Bennett (blues)
August 1 – Will Stroet from CBC Kids (children’s)
August 2 – Lonesome Town Painters (bluegrass)
August 3 – Tanga (world fusion)
August 6 – BC Day, no concert
August 7 – Petunia & The Vipers (rockabilly)
August 8 – David Ward (funk)
August 9 – Roy Forbes (folk)
August 10 – Schwey (R&B)
August 13 – Desirée Dawson (soul)
August 14 – Caleb Hart (reggae)
August 15 – Sister Speak (world)
August 16 – Wooden Horseman (rock)
August 25 – Coco Jafro (funk)

For details about each of the acts and more information, like weather interruptions, about the CBC Musical Nooners visit the CBC British Columbia website.

CBC Musical Nooners 2017 start today!

Returning for their 8th year, the CBC Musical Nooners are a great way to spend a summer lunch hour. The outdoor plaza at CBC studios at 700 Hamilton Street comes to life with music acts performing live, each weekday from noon – 1pm starting today July 7th, running until August 25th.

For opening day, today, a special extra long nooner kicks off the season with electronic art-pop act Fake Shark onstage from 12pm until 12:30pm, then Juno Award winners Said The Whale take over from 12:45pm until 1:45pm.

The CBC Musical Nooners cover all genres of music from Blues, Pop, Jazz, Reggae, Folk and more.  A special CBC Kids Day on August 2nd is a special two hour nooner with CBC Kids performer Will Stroet and plenty of kid-friendly activities to keep your little ones entertained.

The line up for the rest of the season is;

July 10 – Murray Porter
July 11 – Buckman Coe
July 12 – Jon and Roy
July 13 – Wesli
July 14 – Melisande
July 17 – Old Soul Rebel
July 18 – Khari Wendell McClelland
July 19 – Desiree Dawson
July 20 – Brishen
July 21 – Locarno
July 24 – Paul Lambert
July 25 – Cassandra Maze
July 26 – Raquel Cole
July 27 – The Long War
July 28 – The Velveteins
July 31 – The Ruffled Feathers
August 1 – Steph Cameron
August 2 – Will Stroet – Kids Day: Bring your kids from noon – 2pm for special kid-friendly activities
August 3 – Miss Quincy
August 4 – Warren Dean Flandez
August 8 – BC Day, no concert
August 9 – David Sinclair & Keith Bennett
August 10 – Sister Speak
August 11 – Jesse Roper
August 14 – Mainstreet Muze ft. Babe Gurr
August 15 – Aché Brazil
August 16 – Mazacote
August 17 – Wooden Horseman
August 18 – Derrival
August 21 – Leah Barley
August 22 – Dave Bawa
August 23 – Fionn
August 24 – Roy Forbes
August 25 – Coco Jafro

For details about each of the acts and more information, like weather interruptions, about the CBC Musical Nooners visit the CBC British Columbia website.