Idelette McVicker is the founder of SheLovesmagazine.com and DangerousWomenTribe.com where they create online spaces for women to seek Jesus, justice and living juicy. Idelette was born and raised in South Africa and lived in Taiwan before moving to Canada in 1999 to marry Scott. They have two daughters, a son, a Bernese Mountain dog and a restaurant.
Drew Marshall grew up in a funeral home, has traveled all over the world, was formerly a pastor in the Australian Blue Mountains region and now hosts Canada’s Most Listened To Spiritual Talk Show – listened to by an estimated 100,000 people around Southern Ontario and online by listeners from over 150 Countries! More recently, Drew completed the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain while in a 3 month vow of silence.
Jonathan Martin is the author of How To Survive a Shipwreck and Prototype with a soon-to-be-title third book on it's way. Hailing from the American South, Jonathan now resides in Tulsa, OK. He has a BA from Gardner-Webb University, an MA from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary and a ThM from Duke University. Jonathan traffics in words full-time, writing and speaking abut the things that move him most - God, Beauty, wonder, love, loss and all the aching things that make us human.
The Union a.k.a. Mat & Nicole Crisp are a husband and wife duo based out of the GTA area in Ontario, Canada. They believe that as songwriters and psalmists, they are to be the prompters within the church, the local community and local congregations as the choirs, and Christ as the audience; focusing on His goodness and glory. They believe in the church and it’s ability to reach our world as well as its importance in everyone’s lives. Thus, they have committed themselves to growing and investing in it.
Ben Jack a.k.a. Galactus Jack is an award winning DJ and Producer. After touring as part of DJ worship group Aorta for 6 years, the group decided to hang up their records, and Ben went solo. Fusing his love of dance music and DJ performance with a heart to see people engage with their creator, a Galactus Jack performance features a unique blend of dance party with a strong focus on authentic worship engagement.
Heath Arthur brings his unique, and sometimes snarky perspective to every show. He uses his charming, storytelling style to point out the humor of everyday life. His wit and genuine likeability have made him a favorite at clubs and showcases, as well as churches, youth groups, corporate events, and cruise ships.
Chris Au, a phenomenal illusionist and winner of Pitch Has Talent 2016 returns to the Pitch'n Praise stage to show off more of his awesome talents and keep us guessing as to how he's done it!
Manafest is a barrier breaking singer, songwriter, rapper, author and skater. He effortlessly merges rock,rap and pop throughout his music, carefully assembling experiences and compelling inspirations that speak to a wide variety of fans across the globe. His unique style has garnered him notable achievements such as four JUNO nominations, multiple GMA Dove nominations and a slew of GMA
Canada Covenant awards.
PNP2017 Café Guests
Auburn Falling is an indie-folk duo from Wasaga Beach, Ontario. The members of this dynamic duo include James Stephens and Miranda Journey; both experienced vocalists, multi-instrumentalists, and songwriters. They infuse eclectic new sounds within authentic folk-styled covers and original music to keep things interesting and appealing to a wide-spread audience.
Youtube link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7H4asQADfQUEmkWBaFVDFg
Facebook Link https://www.facebook.com/auburnfallingmusic/
Instagram link https://www.instagram.com/auburnfalling/?hl=en
Jennifer Budd blends soul and pop in her debut album, Lip Service, which garnered a GMA Covenant Award nomination and Hamilton Music Award for Best New Artist. As a performing artist, songwriter, vocal coach, and worship co-ordinator in her local church, Jennifer believes that music and the arts have the ability to break down barriers and can be powerful ways to equip, evoke, express, and above all, glorify God.
Artist Website http://jenniferbudd.com/
Eric Brandon is a singer/songwriter from Hamilton, Ontario. With a passion for creativity, Eric has been writing, recording and touring his music around the United States and Canada for the last five of his young 24 years. Eric's deep love for his art is evident through his truly authentic and powerful live performance. His honesty and character will leave you feeling uplifted and most certainly refreshed.
Stream link (this is a link to all streaming sites that have my record "Old Love") https://rockfirm.lnk.to/oldloveWE
Artist Website http://www.ericbrandonmusic.com
The Right Reverend Blues Band
A blues, blues –rock band that gathers to raise funds for the Life Centre in downtown Guelph. The band member’s ages span 20 years, with the youngest member in the mid 20’s and the creepy old guy in his mid 40’s. They draw their inspiration from the blues greats like BB King, Buddy Guy and Muddy Waters. The Reverend preaches the blues because it focuses on the pain and sorrow that this life brings, but turns it into joy and dancing.
POETRY/SLAM/SPOKEN WORD Open Mic Night - Facilitated by Brandy Fulton