October 15 2019
Early Show: Ivan Hartle and Late show: Hot Jazz Wednesdays feat. Sweetpea
Written by Gastown Admin
Early Show: Ivan Hartle
Doors 7pm/Show 8pm
Ivan Hartle is a musician from Vancouver, B.C. His influences and style have been shaped by an upbringing surrounded by music as well as his time playing college baseball in the southern United States. His music elicits vintage vibes and floats between the blues, soul, and folk genres. Characterized by strong vocals, Ivan’s talents are also present in his guitar playing and percussion accompaniment.
Ivan’s burst onto the Vancouver music scene with gigs at The Railway, The Belmont (Locals Lounge),Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, The Anza Club, Cafe Deux Soleils, Mahoney and Sons, and many others. He was selected to perform at the Vancity Feature/Vancity Studio artist showcase event in September of 2018 and the Live Acts Canada Best in Vancouver Competition in the fall of 2018.
Ivan’s debut single “You Got Me” off his upcoming EP (released on Feb. 8th 2019) has been met with a warm reception. It’s received airplay on many CBC Radio and CBC Musicstations including Nightstream, North by Northwest, and All Points West. The second single “Runnin'” was released on Mar. 8th 2019. To support the EP, Ivan completed a short Vancouver Island tour in March, and then he will set out on a Western Canada co-tour with Matt Storm in June 2019.
Hot Jazz Wednesdays feat. Sweetpea
Sweetpea has been a fixture in the Vancouver swing scene since for 15 years, and are excited to celebrate their anniversary with all the friends they have made over the years. These cats deliver their traditional jazz with a modern twist, and audiences can’t help jumping out of their seats to cut a rug. Sweetpea cooks up a swingin’ jazz beat so clap your hands and stomp your feet!