Our Wonderful Artists

Root Dwellers is a grassroots live music and interview series that provides an important and intimate platform to Vancouver music artists, both bands and solo artists. The setting is a distraction-free listening room at Spade Coffee & Spirits in the heart of Commercial Drive, East Vancouver. The audience can enjoy performances with an alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage and delicious food in a cosy, connected, inclusive space and be captivated and drawn into the artists creative realm. 


Emily Molloy Music

An eccentric mix of soul, modern Rock n' Roll, blistering blues and a nihilistic dose of grunge and punk rock, Emily has been able to pursue her passions and craft her sound to carve out her own unique place within the Canadian music scene

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What We Embrace

Folk duo, What We Embrace draw from their Americana influence to create dulcet harmonies that tell stories of journeys. Some triumphant, some less so. Husband and wife songwriting duo Lindalouise and Dougie draw from their varied creative journeys to create…


Bird Parade

A washed-up, divorced, recovering alcoholic struggles to reconnect to the Vancouver music scene after a long hiatus and many years of self-neglect. Bird Parade is the solo project of Indigenous singer/songwriter Francis Baptiste. With extensive stage and studio experience, Baptiste…


Hello Victim

Hello Victim are an indie synthpop three-piece hailing from Vancouver, BC. Gleaning muse from EDM, hip hop, 80 and 90’s synth, and indie rock, the band has focused on creating a palatable yet original, challenging, and iconic sound. Combining dark,…


Dougie Greig

Originally hailing from Scotland Folk singer Dougie Greig blends soaring melodies with heartfelt lyrics to tell stories of loss, love and a belief that no matter what there is always good in the world.…



Rupert Common and The Art Warriors is a 4 piece Folk-Hop ensemble comprised of Anesia, Stephenson on the drums, Feven Kidane on electric bass and Dave Taylor on electric guitar. The four of them came together through a monthly Hip-Hop…


Off Topic

A hip-hop crew out of Vancouver, BC. As the name states, they are always running off topic mixing and mashing genres from soul, blues, jazz, to rap, RnB, electronic, and lofi beats. Each of the members bring their own flavour…


Cassidy Waring

Cassidy moved to Vancouver from the Alberta prairies is 2013 with her handy dandy Autoharp – an impulse purchase thanks to love at first strum. Cassidy combines powerhouse vocals with the haunting sounds of the Autoharp. With unapologetic lyrics and…


Elle Wolf

Originally from the Okanagan, Elle Wolf spent many years playing music through Europe and living in the UK before setting her roots in Vancouver. Although Her 2017 debut EP was heavily guitar driven, Wolf has been growing into the electronic…


Winter Youth

Formerly known as Little Crow, Winter Youth is a dark indie rock duo based out of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Pulling inspiration from bands such as Daughter, The National, and Florence and The Machine, singer-songwriter Emily Seal and guitarist Kas Baker…