July 22 - 30, 2017
The Drum is Calling Festival
Are you into music, film, fashion, food, literature, spoken word, or sport? Then join us at our cornerstone event of Canada 150+. The Drum is Calling Festival is a nine-day, immersive festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture. It is not to be missed. Free, family-friendly and fun! From the iconic Buffy Sainte-Marie, to Inuktitut alt-country rising starts the Jerry Cans, to award-winning music producer and title-earning DJ Shub, you’ll find music for every taste and activities for every interest. Plan to come down to Cambie at Georgia to enjoy something new every day!
Location: Most of our activities will take place at Larwill Park unless indicated otherwise by (QET), (PT), or (VPL).
• Main Festival Site at 688 Cambie + Georgia
• Vancouver Playhouse theatre (PT)
• Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby (QET)
• Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
• Vancouver Public Library (VPL)
Program subject to change.