The Mt Pleasant Street Party is coming up! With over 25+ new murals, a pop-up roller rink, live art, a new Family Zone, 3 music stages, and much more, we hope you’re just as excited for the great bash as we are! The MPBIA is a key partner of the Vancouver Mural Festival. We are excited to host a Community Stage at the festival, highlighting the vibrant and eclectic talent of the Mount Pleasant community. Check out our featured acts below, and don’t forget to swing by to support this local talent.
Angela Brown will be bringing her interactive storytelling to the Street Party! Angela’s stories shed light on important issues regarding our environment, through the usage of music, dance, puppets, and help from audience members. Both children and parents love Angela’s high energy and playful personality. Come visit her at our Community Stage at both 12:00pm & 1:45pm to sing and dance along.
Come meet Rockin’ Robin! Robin will be bringing her interactive storytelling mural onto our Community Stage. Did you know that Robin gets her nickname, Rockin’ Robin from her love of singing? Come watch her bring her storytelling mural to life at both 1:00pm & 2:30pm while she sings her original songs and dances with everyone!
Bessborough Brass Quintet
You can see the Bessborough Brass Quintet in action at 3PM at our Street Party! They have been performing since 1990 at numerous street parties, private celebrations, as well as government and corporate events in Metro Vancouver. Fun fact: Members of the Bessborough Brass Quintet are also part of the Band of the Fifteenth Field Regiment, RCA, National Defence Canada.
Aché Brasil Academy will be bringing an essence of Brazil down to the Mt Pleasant Street Party! They will be kicking off their performance at 4:15PM. The Capoeria Aché Brasil Academy is located within the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood on 341 East Broadway, which offers a variety of classes for all ages and skill levels. We are so excited to have our neighbours out with us on our Community Stage!
Jam along with Hunter J and the Jets! The local band has many upcoming shows and our Street Party is one of them! Did you know? The lead singer, Hunter J, is only 12 years old and has some pretty cool bandmates – including his father and family friends! The band plays roots rock and blues, and also perform covers of songs from the 1950s to today’s hits. Come find them rocking out our stage at 5:00pm!
You can find the talented students from Vancouver Performing Stars on our stage at 6:15PM! Vancouver Performing Stars offers a variety of classes, including ballet, hip-hop, jazz, and musical theatre, where they aim to instill confidence and passion within their students. Vancouver Performing Stars is also one of our neighbours, located on 3994 Fraser Street. We’re excited to see our neighbours showcase their talents on our Community Stage!
We’re so grateful and excited to see all our performers showcase their talents! If you take any photos or videos, we’d love to see them. Document your memories by using the hashtags #VanMuralFest & #MyMountPleasant on social media!
Mount Pleasant Street Party
When: August 10th, 2019