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 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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Jillian Lake

Vancouver artist, Jillian Lake, combines moody folk and hushed electronics through introspective storytelling. Capturing the room with her dreamy vocals and haunting melodies, she brings a sense of nostalgia and unison to a crowd. Releasing her debut self made E.P. ‘Honey’ she is now currently worki…

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In 2019, musician Felix Roberts (the Flu, Hippie Satan) set out to write and record an experimental rock album alone in his Vancouver apartment. The result, “Rabbit Hole - Blue Attitude” is a deeply personal, yet fun and groovy record reminiscent of artists like Beck and Kurt Vile. Felix is currentl…

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Daughter of the Moon

Daughter of the Moon is a dream/folk songstress who moves around the world with her guitar, turning her experiences into songs. Her live performance of voice & dreamy guitar have been described as haunting, yet healing and her songs, sweet and melancholic.

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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.