Doug Cox

Ep 17 | Doug Cox of Vancouver Island Music Festival Podcast


Jul 12, 2018

Photo: Susan Kerr

This week, Terry catches up with Doug Cox, Artistic Director of the Vancouver Island Music Festival (July 13-15, 2018). The pair discuss this year’s line-up, which includes Ry Cooder, Passenger, Walk Off The Earth, Arlo Guthrie, and more! Doug tells us who his favorite Canadian band is, the act that his daughters convinced him to book, and how his experience as a musician influences his approach to curating the festival.

Mulligan Stew June 17th 2017-Doug Cox and Peter North Interviews


The STEW – has a great playlist and two special guests…

Doug Cox – Musician, Singer, songwriter who’s organizing the Vancouver Island Music Festival July 13-16 in Courtney/Comox
Headliners include Emmy Lou Harris, Bare Naked Ladies, Bruce Cockburn, Rita Coolidge, Robert Randolf, The legendary Soul Stirrers (the group Sam Cooke came from)
Stephen Fearing, Steve Dawson, Colin Linden and many more

Peter North – Musicologist, writer, broadcaster. Organizing the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues fest Aug 17-20
Headliners include
Booker T Jones and a 10 piece Memphis band.
Frazey Ford, Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Stephen Fearing, A Cuban sandwich with Alex Cuba and Jane Bunnett, a tribute to Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Leonard Cohen.