Root Dwellers on Spotify

122 songs by 122 Vancouver, BC artists that will sooth and groove any isolation heartaches💗

Every artist who has performed Root Dwellers over the last 3 years or will perform, when crazy Covid is a thing of the past, is on this playlist! ⁣

Root Dwellers is committed to supporting the incredibly talented artists within our music community during this challenging time. ⁣We miss our listening room @spadevancouver but will find a way to bring you intimate virtual shows very soon! ⁣

⁣Stay tuned music loving friends...Here is the playlist:

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Featured Artist

LAYDY JAMS


Laydy Jams is a duo of 2 women of colour, based in Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories. Featuring Missy D as femcee and Sejal on violin and vocals, our music is a mix of hip-hop, vocal harmonies, violin, and a lil 90's throwback to bring you home, hope, and love for the revolution. We use our music to empower youth, and challenge the themes often seen in popular music and society.

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FRANCIS AREVALO

Francis Arevalo is a Filipino rapper, producer, and mental health advocate with roots in the poetry slam community, born and raised on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Watuth peoples, in Vancouver, BC. His journey battling bi-polar disorder through music was the su…

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Elliott Slinn

Elliott Slinn is a performer who takes you on a journey of the heart with his honest songwriting and poetry. With a unique style, and an emphasis on the musicality of his lyrics, his storytelling and sonic signature weave together as one. Slinn’s haunting and powerful voice carries an air of gent…

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The Living

Rian Peters is the Living. Born in London England and raised by his Caribbean mother, he chooses music to echo his views on “This Thing Called Life” Today The Living is on a different continent in a city shrouded in mountains, & rain forest. It is here that a partnership with 3x Grammy award…

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Root Dwellers Music Showcase is held monthly in East Vancouver offering an important and intimate platform for emerging and established music 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. 

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