LIVE MUSIC IN ARC
Join us for live music nightly in ARC!
Nightly | 6-10 PM
Even our live entertainment is local! ARC is proud to provide a stage for local emerging talent. Take in the upbeat and energetic sounds of BC’s up and coming artists over signature drinks in ARC Bar or stay for the whole set with an extended dinner experience.
Performing December 1 | 2 | 15 | 23 | 26 | 29
Michael Fabro is a Canadian acoustic pop-rock performance artist. With a focus on crowd-pleasing hits and infectious vocal hooks the young artist has fused multiple styles into dynamic live act. Now that he has returned to Vancouver, Michael is focusing his time on creating the perfect pop hook, and cultivating his experience by channeling the frustrations of millennial life into relatable lyrics.
Performing December 3 | 10 | 17
Rob Eller is a one-man cover band, crooning everything from Dave Mathews to Stephenwolf. Although the tunes are at once identifiable, Eller adds his own unique timbre to every note…and that’s where the magic lies! Rob uses a looping station to produce, ‘live onstage,’ all rhythm guitars, percussion and harmony vocals. Thus, he fills up the room with the sound of a full band, while paying attention to musical dynamics, continually finding new ways to express a song.
Performing December 4 | 11
Jeff has been performing music in one form or another for the last 20 years. After several years playing music in Toronto with his original band, The Human Statues, Jeff returned to Vancouver to pursue new opportunities in music, theatre and voice over. Jeff was a featured performer in the critically acclaimed productions of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, staged by the Arts Club Theatre Company. Additionally, Jeff has been singing at weddings and corporate events as a proud member of the award winning band, Side One, since 2011.
Performing December 5 | 12 | 19
Voted as 2015's Best Musician in the South Okanagan by Okanagan Life Magazine, Nikita's music speaks to the heart and touches the soul. It has a familiarity that resonates within one’s self. The folky melodies and honest lyrics mixed with breathy yet strong vocals captivate audiences from the vibrant young to the charming old.
Performing December 6 | 22 | 30
Cory is a performance professional having toured with world with original artists for a decade as well as being a founding member of the Vancouver cover band SideOne. He has a wide range of contemporary as well as classic songs and a very unique voice; not your average acoustic guitar performer.
Performing December 7 | 14 | 21 | 28
Neal Ryan is a singer-songwriter. Although born in Ireland, his life and heart are woven into the fabric of Vancouver, Canada. Neal comes from an intensely musical family all signs pointed to music as a career and lifelong pursuit. Having gained professional experience and recognition early on in life as a boy soprano, Neal won many accolades in singing competitions in Ireland; building a very solid foundation for what is now amongst the strongest and most pure voices you are likely to hear in the current music scene. In his late teens, Neal picked up the guitar and discovered a new passion.
Performing December 8
Adam Thomas is a distinctive voice on the Canadian music scene. As a bassist, singer and composer his music has been enjoyed across North America. His studies and performance in music brought him from Vancouver, Canada to North Texas University, on to New York City and back to Vancouver, where he is now based as a performer. Adam has played or recorded with nationally and internationally renowned and heralded artists such as Brad Turner, Denzal Sinclaire, Kate Hammet-Vaughn, Mike Allen, Michael Brecker, Kenny Wheeler, Byron Stripling, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, Aaron Goldberg, George Colligan and many more.
Performing December 9 | 13 | 20 | 24 | 27
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a song is worth a million. A soulful songwriter and multi-faceted performer, Cassandra Bangel has come into her own through the act of writing, playing, and sharing her music. Bangel was influenced by the sounds of blues and rock before taking her earliest musical steps on classical piano at the age of 7. As she became equally gifted on piano, guitar, and ukulele, Bangel came to realize that her greatest musical instrument was her voice and began playing at local festivals, starting with the 2009 Beanstalk Folk Festival and 2010 Golden Spike Days.
Performing December 16
Stephen Lecky is a Canadian Idol finalist, also appearing on shows such as “Canada’s Got Talent”. He uses a mix of tap shoes, guitar, loop pedal, saxophone and flute to create a very entertaining and entrancing show that has never been seen before.
Performing December 25 | 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
In addition to being an accomplished Jazz pianist, Jim Kwan brings a unique blend of musical genres to his vocal/piano repertoire. His original and soulful renditions of music take your from Marvin Gaye, Al Green and Earth, Wind & Fire, to music by The Eagles, Jimi Henrix and Bob Marley. He covers songs through the 80’s like Duran Duran, Men At Work, Cyndi Lauper, right to contemporary music by John Mayer, U2, Rihanna and Coldplay.
Performing December 25 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
As a solo performer, part of a small ensemble or a large band, Aidan Miller flat out brings it! Since graduating from York University in Toronto with a degree in Music Performance, Aidan has been entertaining audiences across the country and the world with his soulful voice and phenomenal piano work.His influences are wide-ranging, from Sam Cooke, Bill Withers, Marvin Gaye and the Motown masters to The Band, CCR, Dr. John and back again. These influences converge to create a sound that is both fresh and familiar, modern but with an unmistakably classic sound.
Performing December 31 | 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Des Larson is a highly skilled guitarist with a natural showmanship that engages any audience, combining small town charm with an energetic and polished urban appeal. Larson creates an instant groove that combines a reggae beat energy with the lyrical style of songwriters like Jack Johnson.
Performing December 31 | 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
A superb dance band with an incredibly huge repertoire that includes favorites form all styles, including recent Pop & Top 40, Motown, Classic Rock, Reggae, Bossa Nova and lots more! This dynamic group of musicians features the combination of Karina Morin's soulful, powerful & sultry, vocals and the always tasteful, percussive, groove based skills of the talented Karlo Martin on keyboards & bass.