Artist Lineup

Amplify your High with Elevated Beats

Music is the life of the party. We live for music, always chasing the best sounds in the scene. The Unicorn Cup proudly hosts favorite BC based music artists to perform on the state of the art Hennessey Sound System, a first of its kind in Canada. The sound system will consist of FOUR Battlaxe subs, TWO Vhorn midbass and TWO Mantarray point source horns. This is the next level of sound, bringing the spectrum of music in our lineup to new highs (or deep lows) of experience. All this is thanks to our friends at Nocturne Sound!

After our Speaker Sessions, we transform the Galactic Center Stage into a dance party for everyone. Our Kootenay cannabis culture is filled with bands and DJ’s who cover genres from folk, blues, to the ground shaking base of electronic, hop-hop and funk music. We have curated sets that will spark up your evening to epic dance party highs filled with smoke clouds of the finest cannabis in BC.

djs spin into the night at The Unicorn Cup at Rosebud Lake in Kootenay BC

2022 unicorn cup headliners

saturday Headliner

AUGust 13TH

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From the funky depths of the Canadian West, Tyler Martens has been touring the world and releasing exceptional music for over a decade. Renowned for his skills on both the turntables and in the studio, Stickybuds has become one of Western Canada’s finest exports, performing live in over 25 countries and growing. His ever impressive list of touring accolades includes acclaimed venues and festivals such as Burning Man, Shambhala, Envision, “We Love Space” Ibiza, Boomtown, and Glastonbury Festival.

As a resident of Canada’s Shambhala Music Festival for the last 15 years, he’s honed his unique DJ-style of mashing genres, acapellas and tempo changes with live turntablism and impeccable music selections. Celebrated annually by fans around the world, his Shambhala mixes released every summer showcase the best of Sticky’s incredible ability to blend elements of funk, reggae, drum n’ bass and broken beats, all reworked and edited with exclusive acapellas, original productions, and sought-after custom VIPs.

As a DJ, Producer, and Educator, Tyler has dedicated his life to sharing his passion of music. When global touring came to a halt in early 2020, Sticky launched “The Different Strains Show” – a weekly live stream broadcast every Wednesday on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook to his fans around the world, further cementing his impact as a leading tastemaker and positive icon in the worldwide DJ community.

2022 unicorn cup headliners

Sunday Headliner

AUGust 14TH

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& FAWNA

FRASE is a singer, producer & multi-instrumentalist from Montreal.  With authenticity and lyrical finesse, his buttery, soulful voice sits atop lofty grooves that push the boundaries of contemporary electronic music.  

Since his debut EP “Daggers & Shields” in 2015, he has captured the hearts of music lovers around the world with a sound that is analog and soulful, yet pushes to the future.   With a voice the sounds reminiscent of the intimate,  alternative R&B from the likes of, Mac Miller, and Sampha. Frase pairs it with productions that are more the 4 on the floor rollers of Kaytranada and Disclosure.

FRASE and Embody MVMT are lighting up crowds at world-class music festivals such as Bass Coast, Kaslo Jazz, Shambhala (4 years running), Pop Montreal, Canadian Music Week, Cumberland Wild and Tiny Lights.  In the past 5 years they have been touring non-stop and have supported and shared the stage with such artists as: Dub Fx, Bonobo, Bedouin Soundclash, Fat Boy Slim, Noisia, Moontricks, The Funk Hunters,  I M U R,  Skiitour, Caracol, & Delhi 2 Dublin.  All over Canada, Italy, Germany, and India.

FAWNA is a Canadian singer/songwriter performing future soul/chill hop/electronica. Check out her collaboration with FRASE called “Tired of It”.  

2022 unicorn cup headliners

Sunday Headliner

AUGust 14TH

Sean Rodman

Sean Rodman is a BC based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, who has drawn much of his inspiration and sound from the encompassing rural mountain lifestyle he cherishes. Having captured these roots in his music, he’s taken it across the world, sharing it through songs and performances with his bands and projects.

Beyond his solo work, Sean is part of live electronic duo Moontricks, 4 piece folk rock band Red Eyed Soul, as well as a freelance member of Gone Gone Beyond, and he has produced, recorded, written, and toured with all of them. 

DJ Rippel

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Rip has been on the hiphop scene since 1994, writing, producing, breakin, scratchin, smokin an creating the local hiphop night every Wednesday. Shambhala music fest hiphop host 10 years strong while bouncing frum club ta club with over 1000 live shows! 

All the while keeping a steady following with the likes of DJ Adept, jonny B, and DJ Switch, who were known as the Loki crew, as well as the Cypha.nex, DJ.Digs, VS, and State of Mind, and Deeper than Bottomless, Payne, Junkie Juggler, and Depthsm, acey alone,abstract rude,zion-i,busdriver,atmosphere/beatnuts,del the funky homosapian/blackalicious/lyrics_ born/buku-one,killa kella, mike relm MTA/Awol one/masta ace/cuninlyngust,wordswerth,2LIVE CREW!!!!

Mega Don Rippel (DJ Rippel) playing at the 2022 Unicorn Cup at Rosebud Lake, BC

DJ Dubconscious

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Dubconscious has come to represent both the east and the western coast of Canada. Born in Toronto and raised on the jungle / drum’n’bass sounds permeating the city in the late 90s & early 2000s, he developed a taste for hard beats drenched in reggae vibes.

Appearing in nearly every major city in Canada, and sharing the stage with a wide and varied spectrum of headliners – from Beenie Man and Barrington Levy, to Andy C, Shy FX and Dillinja to The Roots, Mixmaster Mike and Blockhead, to Gramatik , Dub FX, Glitch Mob and Beats Antique, to Bicep and Kastle, to Salva, Clicks & Whistles and the Gaslamp Killer to Truth, Plastician and Rusko – he’s proven his versatility many times over, across an array of arenas.

DJ Dubconscious plays at the 2022 Unicorn Cup

dj rowly

Set Time: 10pm to 12am | Saturday Sept 4

Set Time: 8:30pm to 10pm | sunday Sept 5

Member of the Knights of Neldor, Resident DJ & Coordinator at Knights Of Neldor.

DJ Rowly of Knights of Neldor spins at The Unicorn Cup

WES PLEASE

Set Time: 12Am to 2am | Saturday Sept 4

Wes Please has worked incredibly hard to get to the level that he is at, and it shows. Not without its challenges, the journey has forced him to grow and adapt as an artist, leading to where he is at now, the height of his entertainment career. He powered his way through multiple festivals this past summer including Shambhala Music Festival in beautiful British Columbia Canada, blew the roof off at countless club gigs with artists he truly looks up to, as well as playing many other events has grounded Wes Please in the BC Interior/West Coast electronic music scene.

Wes Please spins at The Unicorn Cup

DJ FLUXO

Set Time: 2am to 4Am | saturday Sept 4

Fluxo has a long and decorated history with the Shambhala Music Festival.
Growing up just around the bend in Kaslo, he’s attended for almost as long as its been in existence – for years, helping out with hosting the B-Boy Competition as part of The Village Stage’s Hip Hop Showcase (RIP), and by now has performed on the majority of the festival’s stages as DJ or breakdancer.

DJ Fluxo spins at The Unicorn Cup

Chimp it

Set Time: 12am to 1:30am | Sunday Sept 5

Chimp It brings a live element to the electronic scene with blazing hot guitar licks over Funk-Fuelled House & Future Bass.

Chimp It spins at The Unicorn Cup

Wicca Wicca

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Wicca Wicca was conceived under the full moon deep in the Kootenay forest. Casting sonic rhydms, they’ll having you dancing out your demons in no time. Prepare to be fully exorcised, let these bad gyals light you up. This duo will summon your baddest good.

~Consisting of 50% Jenna a.k.a lil.bones and 50% Jezabelle a.k.a Mews~

WICCA WICCA plays at the 2022 Unicorn Cup

Jungle murray

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Jungle Murray a.k.a Morrello 33 found his sound after hearing the effortless musicality and hazy energy found in the hazy raves spaces of Sydney, Australia. Murray started playing at underground events with a house/techno focus and after being a DJ for over 10 years, Murray is a selector at heart who still collects records with a soft spot for deep, unique sounds and uses an eclectic bag of genres to take the listener on a dynamic journey by combining warm driving rhythms with atmospheric excursions, deep textures and lots of melodica.
JUNGLE MURRAY plays at the 2022 Unicorn Cup

YETZ

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Spinning since early 2015, Hudson is a far-reaching bass music enthusiast – his dedication to drum & bass / jungle meets a critical taste for halftime beats, alongside forward-thinking bass, dub, grime and various UK sounds.

The black sheep of the Nelson-based Lost Boys Collective, Yetz was also a driving force behind the monthly Fershursday
night at Shambhala’s Bloom Nightclub. Furthermore, he is the West Kootenay representative of the Fernie-based Kootenay Junglist Movement. Proving himself along the way with his unique selections and dedication to the music; Yetz’ set is not one to miss.

ROGUEEFFECT

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

Galen Donaldson also known as RogueEffect is a DJ, and Producer who hails from the heart of the Kootenay Region, Nelson B.C. Canada. The RogueEffect project started back in 2012, but Galen started seriously mixing in early 2013. In the beginning, RogueEffect explored more chilled out types of Electronic Music like House and Trance, then in late 2014 got really into the mesmerizing beats of Bass Music (Mid-Tempo, Bass House, Dubstep, Drum & Bass, Trap, and Halftime).

Early in 2016 RogueEffect started dabbling with Music Production, by 2018 he was comfortable enough to actually make, and release music. The end of 2019 saw RogueEffect’s first remixes released, and there is tons planned for the future. His music production style varies heavily from genre to genre, but Drum & Bass is his true love.

RogueEffect plays the Unicorn Cup 2022 in the Kootenays

Bray

Set Time: 9PM to 10:30pm | Friday Sept 3

BRAY started his music journey at a very young age, his inspiration came from listening to shambhala mixes as a kid, then with his uncle showing him how to DJ on vinyl. Ever since then fell in love and knew this is what he wanted to do.

When BRAY became of age he started playing adult shows at Bloom and The Woods. Over this time period he opened for numerous big artists such as Dr.Fresch, Kermode, SOUP, Chuurch Defunk and Snak The Ripper to name a few. He has also headlined a couple shows at bloom with his friends for locals nights and played lots of local underground shows and parties.

Bray plays the 2022 Unicorn Cup

More to be announced soon

Thank you for making our 5th Annual event a success!

Thank you for joining us for an amazing THREE DAYS of lakeside camping and fun, enjoying the best of Kootenay’s cannabis culture while listening to a great music and cannabis speaker lineup.  We look forward to taking things to new heights next year and bringing together an amazing group of people to celebrate music, education, culture and cannabis!

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