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IN THE NAME OF PEACE: The Debonaires, Mani Khaira, push3, Orchards and Vines, The Associates, Daytona, Esperanto, XOtik

Sat. September 11th 2004 11:30 - 8:30pm @  Crippen Park, Bowen Island (All Ages) 11:30 - 8:30pm
Benefit for War Child Canada

WHEN: September 11, 2004

11:30 am - 8:30 pm

WHERE: Crippen Park, Bowen Island, B.C.

Adjacent to Snug Cove Ferry Terminal

TIX: $20 adults, $10 (13 and under), 3 and under - Free

Available in town at High Life, Zulu, Little Sisters, Tom Lee Music on the North Shore, On island: Funky Monkey, Phoenix Photo, Gifts on the Pier, VON 1GO

9 Hours, Over 17 Musical Acts

Spoken word, drumming, children's tent, entertainers, storytelling, instrument & mural making, face painting, displays of individuals and organizations bringing awareness of their cause, photo exhibit, film/power point presentation, local children's art works, massage, ethnic cuisine and much more.


The Debonaires

(from California) Moritz Behm

Mani Khaira Elaine Taylor

Push 3 Kid Hevy

Orchards and Vines David Graff

Lotus The Associates

Leslie Alexander XOtik

Uno (Steve Ricardo) Pauline LeBel

Esperanto Daytona

Children’s Entertainment, featuring Chris Hamilton of “Sticky Situations” plus more!

Please visit our website at for more information on acts. Located at beautiful Crippen Park on the ocean’s edge, over 17 acts will bring their talent to support War Child Canada to assist in their cause for peace, ( Since 1993, War Child has helped children around the world making sure their basic needs are met in the face of horrific circumstances.


The Debonaires (Ska/Reggae/Jazz/Soul)

The Debonaires incorporate soul, jazz and funk while remaining ever faithful to the Jamaican sounds of ska, rocksteady and reggae music. Born out of Riverside, California in 1995, the nine musicians currently reside throughout the state. Built of a rough rhythm section, dynamic horn section, and vocalist, the Debonaires have shared the stage with r... more info

Mani Khaira

Mani was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. Daily devotion and perseverance in his early teens led him to develop the sound of a professionally trained pianist and vocalist. Throughout high school Mani participated in numerous music arts programs. His teachers and peers praised his musical strength and suggested he take his music to the next... more info


"Melanie Sereda and Kathryn Sutherland come off as Tom Waits's slightly less-weird cousins..." "...creations that burn with an eerie beauty." "...determined to push folk in exciting new directions." Mike Usinger, The Georgia Straight the whole review Push3 weaves voice and cello through layers of acoustic guitar, groove bass, and ... more info

Orchards and Vines

ORCHARDS & VINES reveal a rich, dark musical territory of compelling songs and lyrics, with powerful, dynamic female vocals fronting raw, intense guitars and drums. Their explosive modern sound invokes the incendiary vibe of artists like Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, Jeff Buckley and Nirvana. more info
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