The District is Vancouver’s newest Dance band, playing all the hits new & old. Made up of some of Vancouver’s finest musicians & vocalists. The District will keep the dance floor jumping all night long!
Lead vocalist Shannon & Todd are both amazing singers & performers who have a rich history in the music business. Todd Kennedy is a Socan award winning song writer and accomplished lead vocalist with several decades of experience performing, writing, teaching and producing. Todd has performed all across Canada in a multitude of musical genres including rock, funk, dance and soul.
Shannon Messam has been singing all her life. She studied music at the University of Victoria as a voice major receiving her bachelor’s in music as well as SFU receiving a bachelor’s in education. Shannon is a full time music and voice teacher who enjoys singing classical, pop, jazz and R&B. Shannon has performed with the Bruce James orchestra & Double Overtime.
Peter Yano has been playing guitar in the Vancouver music scene for many years, most recently with Electric Ballroom and the Suits. He enjoys playing funk, rock, R&B, country and has a true passion for the guitar which is reflected in his playing.
Graham Clark (Bass) is from Cranbrook BC and graduated from Mcgill University with a bachelor’s of music in Jazz Performance. Graham has appeared on stage with Electric Ballroom, Ten Souljers, The Phonix.
Mike Ramos is a high energy drummer with a steady groove, yet versatile in all styles of music including R&B, rock, funk, and Latin. Born & raised in Vancouver, Mike studied with Cuban great Gilbertonn Maureax Sato.
George Ontal (Keyboards) comes from a family of musicians and his musical travels have taken him to Australia, Dubai, Vietnam, Portland and many cities across Canada.
THE DISTRICT is ready to rock your party with their many years of experience in the business, A good time for all is guaranteed!