Musicfest: a Shop & Bop with Mike Edel, Leela, Tess Anderson, and JP Maurice

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Event Summary

We're bringing more musicians and more variety at our music inspired shop & bop! Music by Mike Edel, Leela, Tess Anderson and JP Maurice

Event Description

Musicfest Shop & Bop
*All ages*
*dog friendly*
*free event*
when: 11-5pm Saturday July 15
where: the helena gutteridge plaza at Vancouver City Hall
Shop and bop with us!
We'll have music inspired shopping featuring: handmade jewelry for all budgets, bath & bodycare, hand poured candles, locally made snacks and sweets, art & prints, handmade decor, punch needle & embroidery, streetfood and live music
Musical guests Mike Edel, Tess Andersen, Leela, JP Maurice, and TBD
Mike Edel is a Canadian folk musician, guitarist, and songwriter.He has released four studio albums, The Last of Our Mountains (2011), India, Seattle (2015), Thresholds (2019), and En Masse (2020). Edel has also released two extended plays, Hide from the Seasons (2008) and The Country Were I Came From (2012).Edel has over six million streams across various platforms. His music has been featured on ABC's American Idol, CBC Radio, and Sirius XM.
Tess Anderson enchants audiences with her candid performances. Open and unapologetic, she invites listeners into her most vulnerable moments through honest and authentic storytelling. With over 50 live shows in 2021, including opening for Mother Mother at The Commodore Ballroom, and the release of her EP “Onward”, Tess continues to build a name for herself. Currently, she is back in the studio embracing a brand new sound - combining the gloss of pop with the grit of alternative-rock.
Leela is a highly experienced singer/songwriter/ guitarist and has been performing live for 11+ years. Her live music consists of Pop/ Folk/ R&B originals and hundreds of covers. When performing live, she uses a vocal harmonizer pedal to split her voice into two, creating a bigger sound that you will love..
JP Maurice has been writing songs and performing as an pop artist for the better part of the last 2 decades. He placed second place in the final year of the Peak Performance Project in 2015 and top 5 in 2012, was on a season of The Launch, produces music at Blue Light Studios and founded Smol Dog Records here in Vancouver.
Final artist TBD
The Local Scene is the only market in town with touring musicians. Is it a show or is it a market? It's a SHmarket!
We're bringing you locals and touring performers! Why? because we love all music! AND SHOPPING! Unique handcrafted vendors bring you beautiful gift ideas and of course you'll find something for yourself (because you deserve it) so come on down and support live music and local artisans.
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We're bringing more musicians and more variety at our music inspired shop & bop! Music by Mike Edel, Leela, Tess Anderson and JP Maurice

Helena Gutteridge Plaza at City Hall
453 West 12th Avenue
V5Y 3P9


Christine Steele