An intimate coastal music festival on

Sept 3rd & 4th 2022

Labour Day Weekend

Palm Beach Regional Park ~ qathet, BC

~ Day & Weekend Passes ~
~ Earlybird, Senior & Student Discounts ~
~ Kids 12 & under FREE! ~

Celebrate world class music, west coast style

The Sunshine Music Festival is pleased to welcome you back for 2022! This Labour Day weekend we invite you to dance your heart out under the towering trees framing our beachfront stage. Indulge in a refreshing swim, fill your belly with delicious food from our many local vendors, and take a wander of our artisan market to find that special treasure.

Can you offer accommodations?

Are you a local fan who has accommodations to offer our travelling musicians and performers? Apply to host a festival performer >

Lineup & Schedule
Line Up


September 3rd

Noon - 12:30 ~ Tla’amin spirit singers/ MC
12:30 - 1:30 ~ Ultraviolet
1:30 - 2:30 ~ Slim Milkie
2:30 - 3:45 ~ Rick Scott
3:45 - 5:00 ~ The Beach Crashers
5:00 - 6:30 ~ Scenic Route to Alaska
6:30 - 8:00 ~ Alpha Yaya Diallo
8:00 - 9:30 ~ Five Alarm Funk


September 4th

Noon - 12:30 ~ MC/ spoken word
12:30 - 1:30 ~ Roger Langmaid & Friends
1:30 - 2:30 ~ Cora Flora
2:30 - 3:45 ~ Ben Wayne Kyle
3:45 - 5:00 ~ Transcience
5:00 - 6:30 ~ Los Duendes
6:30 - 8:00 ~ Five Alarm Funk
8:00 - 9:30 ~ Alpha Yaya Diallo

Getting here

Palm Beach Regional Park ~ Qathet, BC

The Sunshine Coast music festival takes place on the Upper Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, at Palm Beach Regional Park in the qathet Regional District, just south of Powell River, BC.

Our festival is hosted on the traditional territories the Tla’amin Nation. We are grateful to celebrate together here, and we ask you to join us in our commitment to share this special place respectfully, and keep its wellbeing in mind at all times.

  • Kids 12 and under are FREE!
  • Please leave your pet at home
  • Bring your beach gear! Towel, sunscreen, hat, water, etc.
  • There is no overnight camping at this park.
Driftwood beach shelter

Welcome to Powell River, coastal by nature

The Powell River area offers endless opportunities for swimming, hiking, paddling, mountain biking and exploring. Visit the Powell River Visitor’s Center for more information.


Are you interested in performing, volunteering or vending at the festivaL?
2017 Festival Photo


The festival welcomes your artist application for our 2022 festival. We receive large numbers of submissions from performers hailing from all over the world, so make sure to get your application in as soon possible, and include all the details!

2018 Festival Photo


Volunteers make this non-profit festival possible, helping with set up and tear down, dishwashing, zero waste stations, kids corner, tending the gates, and more. Complete your application to join the volunteer team, and help us make the festival better than ever!

2018 Festival Photo


Feature your quality artisan crafts or delicious meals and snacks from the comfort of your vendor booth. Complete a vendor application today (includes a non-refundable deposit) to guarantee a place to share your wares with our curious festival patrons.

Sponsor: qathet Regional District
Sponsor: Coast FM - 95.7 FM - Powell River
Sponsor: Powell River Peak
Sponsor: Pacific Coastal Airlines
Sponsor: SOCAN
Sponsor: Canadian Heritage