Vendors: October 13
Getting here: Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds
Entertainment: Jilli Martini
The Jilli Martini Band is a solid dance- party band, guaranteed to rock your party. At a glance, this group might seem an unlikely mix. But on the stage, they’re well matched and they make fun music happen! The chemistry is there, and you will be swept away with their ‘feel good’ energy as they take you back in time. You will find yourselves ‘getting down’ to the hits of the 70’s and 80’s that we all know and love The band plays to weddings, pubs, clubs, private partys and festivals, to coffee house gigs.
Lead vocalist Jilli Martini can belt out a rock tune or sweetly serenade a gentle ballad. Her love for singing is apparent as she delivers each song with passion and conviction, captivating audiences of all ages and different musical tastes. She is backed by the strong rhythm section of drummer, Blair Bentley and bass player, Andre Forgues. Whether it’s a thumping rock beat, groovy funk beat or a pumping disco beat, they deliver it, loud and proud. And then our guitar from his licks and leads to his raunchy bar chords, the one and only, Mr. Doug Biggs brings it on.
The Jilli Martini Band's repertoire is super broad in terms of style , genres, and eras. At a Jilli Martini Show you will hear everything from No doubt, Pretenders, Fleetwood Mac, Robert Palmer, Pat Benatar, Rolling Stones, B-52's to Eddie Money, Cee Lo Green to ZZTop to name a few! Funk, disco, pop and Rock! There's a little bit of everything... all rolled into one show!The Jilli Martini Band can also tone it down a notch for the more relaxed, intimate setting, the ' unplugged acoustic' show, still every bit as entertaining. You never know what song Jill will pull out of the hat- From Dolly Parton to Guns and Roses, acoustic style! No matter what, you will be entertained!