Caribbean Days Festival features an amazing outdoor music festival. Each year, our main sound stage plays host to a lineup of bands playing Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Latin, African and other international sounds to a large crowd. Singers, dancers and other performers entertain with sights and sounds from a wide range of cultures.

2023 Stage Lineup

Caribbean Days Festival features two stages with entertainment all weekend. Check out our full lineup:

10:00  DJ BJ John Edwards

11:00  Kaasa Jones- Jerome  Clark                           

12:00  Opening Ceremony- Avita,Marilyn, Dharrol

1:00    DJ BJ John Edwards           

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden

1:30    Multi Cultural  Parade

2:00    Mr. Fantastik- Jeffrey Wood

3:00    Devan and The Eastvan All Stars -Devan Martin

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden            –

4:00    Vancouver Soca Xperience- Tereza Paraschivescu

4;15    King Fish Limbo- Clifford Palmer                                                           

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden

5:00     X-Kalibre-Purple Contractor

6:00    Julio Avila Cuban Band

7:00    Out of Many-Cordell Pullar

7:30    Steele- Alongside Out of Many

                                                End of Programme

MC : Daniel Joseph                                          

Stage Managers:  Carl Nicholas, Kenrick Headley                 Festival Managers: Avita Sharma, Dharrol Alves

10:00    Carl Sound Vibes -Carl Nicholas

11:00    Gisto and The Grateful Living – Brent Hongisto

12:00    Amed Dance Academy -Poonah

12:30    Sweet Pan-Bernard Fernandes

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden

1:30      Children Parade      

2:00       Maffie Alongside  De Volcano- Maffie Atwell

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden

3:00       Tropical Breeze Sam Hope

4:00       Mostly Marley –Mike Henry

Announcements, sponsors, cultural events, Beer Garden

5:00        Phase III Steelband-Kenrick  Headley

6:00        Ronnie McIntosh                        

                                    End of Show

MC:Michelle St Hill  

Stage Managers: Kenrick Headley, Carl Nicholas   Festival Manager: Avita Sharma, Dharrol Alves

Saturday July 29th

11-12- Kizum

12:30-1:15- Sika Valme

2:15-3:00- Kizum

3:15-400- Nigel

4:15-5:00- Kenyon

Sunday July 30th

12-12:45- Robin& Nasty Jag

1:15-1:45- Len Blanshard

2:15-3:00- Kenneth & Kenrick

3:15 4:00- Robin & Nasty Jag

4:15-5:00- Kenneth, Kenrick & Len

Closing The Show

This year’s Festival features not one, but two headlining acts! Closing the festival on consecutive days are these amazing special guests:

  • Saturday July 29: Steele: award-winning reggae artist from Toronto
  • Sunday July 30: Direct from Trinidad & Tobago: Soca Monarch Ronnie McIntosh

How To Get on Stage

Calling All Music and Dance Performers

The Caribbean Days Festival organizers are calling for performers to submit requests to participate in Caribbean Days Festival.The next Caribbean Days Festival will be held on the last Saturday and Sunday of July at Town Centre Park located in beautiful Coquitlam, B.C. Canada. This park is an exciting outdoor venue that comfortably accommodates  thousands of people. This Festival, which is the largest of its kind in BC, attracts over 60,000 people annually over two days and is preceded by a huge Multicultural Parade on the Saturday morning. Our goal is to continue to provide an awareness of our music, artistes, art and culture.

We are looking for musicians and performers with CARIBBEAN Culture or AFRO/CARIBBEAN, AFRO LATIN/AFRO WORLD content.  Ultimately we would like to select a variety of performers that best project the image and Diversity of the Region. Open Air concert, indoor concert, dance hall stage and easy listening. Please provide us with your promotional kit. We may request an audition of your group.

Equipment provided: A complete sound system with a 32-channel board and back line gear. A professional sound engineer for the outdoor main stage (approx. 24 x 40) is available. Performers MUST provide any special equipment requirements.

Compensation: Performers are given HONORARIUMS which are funded primarily by a provincial gaming grant and the fundraising efforts (proceeds from concessions) of the T&T Cultural Society. There is no cover charge or entrance fee.

Submission Information

Send Materials/enquiries to:

Carl Nicholas & Kenrick Headley
CDF Stage Managers

Tel: 604-210-0759

What to submit:
  • Brief statement of your performance outline
  • Bio/professional resume of your group
  • Promotional photographs
  • Two reviews (optional)
  • A representative sample of your work
  • Musicians: demo songs
  • Dance groups: one video
  • Plus, the following application forms.

Apply in Print

To apply using classic printed forms, download the following documents. Submit the Application and Waiver forms by the deadline.

Apply Online

To apply electronically, please fill out the form below then send a signed Stage Performer Waiver to

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