BC’s Best Teen Band of 2012 Winner Kate Kurdyak and Red Sky is playing the HeatWave Classic

kate kurdyak band17-year-old Vancouver singer/songwriter Kate Kurdyak’s life has been all about music for as long as she can remember. Kate wrote her first song at the age of 12. In 2012, Kate and her band won Youthink Magazine’s BC’s Best Teen Band Contest and later went on to play in the Summer Playland Festival at the PNE. She also participated in The Cultch’s Ignite! Songwriting Mentorship Program and has worked with local artists such as Aidan Knight, Kathryn Calder and Shaun Verreault. In 2012, she was a finalist in VanCity Idol. In 2010 Kate helped record the strings tracks in the Young Artists for Haiti’s “Wavin’ Flag”. She is currently in grade 12 in the Arts Program at Lord Byng Secondary School. Kate plays the piano, guitar, violin, viola and studies voice and music composition.

Red Sky band member bios can be seen on their website here.

We are really looking forward to their performance.

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DJ Relly Rels is hosting a set at the 2013 HeatWave Classic

Relly Rels is not only a ‘DJ’s DJ’,  he can party rock with the best of them utilizing his music library relly relsthat spans across multiple genres. Specializing in West Coast, Bay Area and Southern Rap music as well as Funk, Soul, 80’s & New Wave, there is always a classic feel to his sets.

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Relly Rels has been DJing since 2002. His passion for music has allowed him to play cities across Canada and the United States. Locally, he has held numerous residencies and guested at the cities top weeklies.

Relly Rels is also the DJ/Host of Crimes & Treasons Radio every Tuesday 9-11pm on CITR 101.9fm (http://citr.ca/) Check out his wonderfully curated blog full of rare tunes, hand-picked from his personal record collection, and edits (for all you DJs) of all your favorite West Coast classics and more. (http://djrellyrels.blogspot.com/)