John Cairns is a singer/songwriter playing acoustic guitar. He was in a band but won The Lowden Guitar competition in 2000 and after getting the chance to play with the legendary Davey Graham at The Ards Guitar Festival, the band splitting and him heading to Liverpool to get a music degree, the solo career was born.
Realtime is a four-part a cappella vocal group based in Vancouver, Canada. Realtime sings and records music of many styles, including modern a cappella, barbershop, do-wop, vocal jazz, and choral music.
Alasdair Gillies is one of the most successful solo competitors on the piping circuit today. He has won both Highland Society of London's Gold medals, the Senior Piobaireachd at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Gold Clasp at the Northern Meeting.
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada was formed in 1966 during the university's inaugural year. Over the years, it has become a respected institution in the community and has brought fame to B.C. with its capture of national and international prizes.