Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Crab Park at Portside becoming an official waterfront park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside! At the very North foot of Main Street!
Keeping it a park for the people at the North foot of Main, and presenting the festival free of charge, since 1987!
Fighting off a stadium proposal and now the Centerm waterfront expansion.
This year's free, all ages event presents these 3 fabulous local acts:
1pm: The Jesse Waldman Trio
2pm: Sinead Sanders with Double D & Sandy Bone
3pm: The Mike Van Eyes Group.
First Nations opening ceremony and speakers.
Water Park and face painting for the kids.
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Mike Van Eyes Group
Mike Van Eyes is Vancouver’s premiere boogie woogie rock ‘n’ roll piano player. He’s contributed his magic keys to an extraordinary amount of great artists from his roles in the city’s legendary R&B troupe, The Epics – and the all-star band of rockers, The Trespassers, with members of DOA and the Scramblers, to his past stints with the ... more info
Sinead Sanders & the Cuddlefish (Roots)
Alt-rockabilly blues from Vancouver BC, rattling through various pubs, cafes, and cabarets of Vancouver since 2010. more info
Jesse Waldman (Folk)
Deep in East Van, one of Jesse Waldman’s most cherished possessions is a cassette of his grandmother singing the Yiddish folk song "Papirosen" to his mother. A remnant, like the abandoned guitar found in his parent’s basement, that drove his rock ‘n roll dreams out of the suburban sprawl of Thornhill, Ontario, and into the bars of downtown To... more info