Arts Whistler Presents: The Next Level

Arts Whistler Presents: The Next Level


Local Talents Rock the House after Band Boot Camp


The Next Level series celebrates Whistler’s local music scene, showcasing the talents of five Sea to Sky bands who have recently completed Arts Whistler’s “Band Boot Camp”.

Over five shows, Cat Madden, Introduce Wolves, Evan Kinsella, Lozen and Little Earthquakes will perform from the Maury Young Arts Centre Theatre, streaming live across all major platforms. The musicians will present 60 minutes of original music, giving it their all on stage.

The Next Level series will showcase the expansive skills and talent of the musicians, following weeks of participation in a professional development program, called Creative Catalyst, that was anchored in Band Boot Camp training.

These bands are set to rock the house – tune in and watch them take their performances to The Next Level!

Showcase dates:

May 15 – Cat Madden 
If you are seeking a talent-filled and unforgettable live show that encapsulates an eclectic mix of classic styles… then meet Cat Madden; an honest old soul with a modern twist.

May 28 – Introduce Wolves 
Heavy guitar, bass and drums, lots of fuzz, and melodic vocals come together in their alternative rock style

May 29 – Evan Kinsella And The Tide
Evan Kinsella is a nomadic troubadour currently hanging his hat in the Canadian Pacific Northwest. Singing with a fire in his soul Evan Kinsella and his band “The Tide” share songs and stories of love, adventure, and positive change.

June 4 – Lozen 
A mixed bag of genre-bending offerings from trippy R&B, jazz-infused ballads, to golden era style hip-hop and dirty electronic bass.

June 5 – Little Earthquakes 
Combining soaring harmonies with intricate guitar and mellow synth sounds, expect a spine-tingling blend of low-fi, alternative pop originals and reimagined cover versions from Whistler’s newest girl-boy double act.

Find out more about the bands and the live showcases



About Arts Whistler:
Arts Whistler is passionate about Whistler, about arts and about making arts and culture an integral part of day-to-day life. Operating out of the Maury Young Arts Centre in the heart of Whistler Village, Arts Whistler runs a variety of creative classes, showcases an exciting lineup of live shows for Arts Whistler Live! and hosts year-round free-admission exhibits in The Gallery to support local artists and their craft. Annual events include the Whistler Children’s Festival, Whistler Street Entertainment, Arts Whistler Holiday Market, We Heart Local Art and Art on the Lake. Arts Whistler creates bold, inspiring and engaging experiences and supports an arts and culture sector in Whistler that’s welcoming, accessible and collaborative.

Get in Touch:
Twitter: @artswhistler
Instagram: @artswhistler
Hashtags: #ArtsWhistler 

Media Contact:
Mo Douglas,
Executive Director, Arts Whistler

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