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Salt Spring Island Musicians

Salt Spring Island musicians are something special.

Valdy does it again with the timely and humourous "Six Feet Away". Filmed and recorded on Salt Spring Island, BC, November 10, 2020

Bill Henderson's new song "Dusty Old Guitar" is a timely reflection on issues and struggles of the past half century. It is a unique and moving creation that expresses support for the Black Lives Matter movement and inspires hope for a progressive future. Recorded October 30, 2020.

Alan Moberg

Contact Info: Meadow Mountain Music

Box 594 Salt Spring Island, B.C. Canada. V8K-2W2


Phone: 250 537-5607

Singer Songwriter performing locally and nationally.

Bob Delion

Contact Info: or 250 537 8866

Electric Bassist available for studio and live performance. Reads charts. All styles.

Daryl Chonka

Contact: Phone 653-0019 | Email:

David Roland


Bass Guitar - Gigs & Sessions

Donn Tarris

Contact: Phone: 537-5931 | Email:

Style: All

Type of work available for: Recording sessions, gigs, festivals, etc.

Harry J. Warner

Born and raised in Ireland, performing Irish, Folk, Country and original songs and melodies.

Telephone: 250 653 4041; email:

140 Lee Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2A5

Jim Raddysh

Energizing young audiences for more than 15 years with his bright songs and engaging performances. He lives on Salt Spring Island where he plays his trombone, tuba and guitar in a concert band, a swing band, a brass quintet and his own dance band, "Uncle Jim's Blues Band".

Phone: 653-0025 |

Lisa Maxx


(250) 538-1703

Performance history includes:

Salt Spring Festival of the Arts, (opening for Rory McLeod and Buffy Sainte-Marie), Salt Spring Folk Club (opening for Blackie and the Rodeo Kings), local public events (Sea capers, Fall Fair, Fulford Day), concerts, private functions/special occasions,restaurants, pubs and clubs

Available as:

A solo a cappella singer for weddings/special occasions, songs of your choice or original compositions,a duo/trio (folk, country, pop, soft rock favourites and originals) or a full band (as above)

Paul Bram

Saltspring music, R+B, Blues, Reggae and Rock

Contact: Paul Bram 537-6834 -

Paul R Marcano

Recording artist and occasional live performer, mostly inhabits virtual reality venues where equipment is light and easy to set up. Ie, a Streamer!
For a full discography of album releases since 1972 see website, - contact email:

Peter Prince

Film, TV and Music Producer; Singer and Songwriter

Email: Website: FaceBook: LinkedIn Profile: Salt Spring Festival Website: Music Video Channel: Good News Channel:

Terry Warbey

Terry Warbey is widely recognized as a Celtic and American mountain dulcimer virtuoso as well as an adept performer of traditional finger-style blues guitar. He has performed at folk festivals and other venues around the world and recently opened for Eric Bogle.

Terry’s music is available for weddings and your other special occasions, either as a solo performer or with other Salt Spring musicians. His CD, Celtic Heart, a selection of traditional dulcimer, guitar and mandolin favorites, all played by him on instruments he hand built, is played on CBC and other media. It is available for $20. through this contact.


phone: 250 537-9820

The Buck Dodgers String Band

An old-time country dance band. Perfect for weddings, community gatherings and dances. Fiddle, banjo, guitar and upright bass.

Lively Celtic Music for dances, weddings, garden parties. Two Celtic Country Dance callers will get everyone up and dancing simple jigs and reels. Percussive spoons for the audience encourage participation for young and old. Scottish and Irish Ballads and Airs make great dinner/background listening music. CD available in local stores.

Uncle Jim's Big Blues Band

Salt Springs answer to the Commitments. Uncle Jim's Big Blues Band will have you up and dancing the whole night long. This 13 piece band features a complete horn section, rhythm section and 3 back up singers. Dance tunes like "Flip, Flop and Fly" and "Mustang Sally" are just some of the old time favourites that are combined with new tunes by Colin James and The Big Bad Voodoo Daddies. Available for weddings and dances.

Contact Jim Raddysh 653-0025


Valdy, born Valdemar Horsdal in Ottawa, Canada has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 34 years. A man with a thousand friends, from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island to Texas to New Zealand, he's a singer, guitarist and songwriter who catches the small but telling moments that make up life.

Remembered for "Play Me a Rock and Roll Song", his bitter-sweet memory of finding himself, a relaxed and amiable story-teller, facing a rambunctious audience at the Aldergrove Rock Festival circa 1968, Valdy has sold almost half a million copies of his 13 albums, has two Juno Awards (Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year), a total of seven Juno nominations and four Gold albums to his credit.

For booking info, please contact Jeff Andrusyk at:

JMA Talent

Office: 647-847-4177 ext 221

Cell: 416-797-9729

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