Ish's Adventures

Ish has toured numerous times across Canada performing at Children’s, Folk and Community Festivals, Country Fairs, Schools, Libraries, Daycares, Community Theatres, Seniors Centres, Hospitals, and Special Events.  
  
He has been a featured performer on many tours for the Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Library Service, Festivals Ontario, Ontario Parks & Recreation, Ontario Fairs & Exhibitions and Canada Council. 
   
Ish has performed to rave reviews at Canadian International Children’s Festivals in Winnipeg, Prince George, Calgary, Regina, Kenora, Surrey and Ottawa and at smaller yet fun-filled Kids Festivals such as Courtenay, Campbell River and Abbotsford. 

 He performed In-Concert at the Toonik Time Festival and the Alianait Arts Festival in Iqaluit, Nunavut. 

Throughout his career, Ish has also made a point of Volunteer Community Involvement by appearing on behalf of various Non-Profit Associations and Community Service Organizations.

 Spuzzum First Nations
        First Fish Day

Spuzzum First Nations

First Fish Day
Ish also toured twice with Master Illusionist Murray Hatfield appearing in sold-out shows in 26 cities & towns
throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. 

Ish & the Clown Fish” performed at the Kamloops Sagebrush Theatre, for 3 Sold-Out Concerts.  
The Never Say Never Show” featured the “Kamloops Thompson Children’s Choir” - promoted by School District 73, Fine Arts. 

 

Ish performed in Concert at the Mini Breakout West 2012 with Sheldon Friesen;
To celebrate that his CD, Never Say Never was nominated by the Western Canadian Music Awards for Children's Album of the Year.

Ish and Sheldon performing at 
Mini BreakOut West

Ish and Sheldon performing at Mini BreakOut West

He was also a proud performer for the Public Dreams Society, known for having some of the biggest and
most wonderfully creative and interactive family-friendly festivals here in Vancouver. 

Throughout his career, Ish has also made a point of Volunteer Community Involvement by appearing on behalf of various Non-profit Associations and Community Service Organizations: Heart & Stroke Recovery Association of BC,
Community Living BC, BC Children’s Hospital, White Rock – Stride for Strokes, Abbotsford MS Superwalk, Abbotsford -
Relay for Life, Semiahmoo House Society – Community Living Picnic / Torchlight Parade , etc.

Here are some of the many venues Ish has appeared at: (in no specific order or date of appearance)    

* Indicates multiple performance / years

Abbotsford, BC                                 Early Bird RV Show & Sale*   
Abbotsford, BC                                 GottaBeKiddin Family Festival*                                     
Abbotsford, BC                                 Abbotsford Berry Festival                                                                
Abbotsford, BC                                 Costco Miracle Day*     
Abbotsford, BC                                 Snowbird RV Show & Sale*     
Abbotsford, BC                                 Agrifair     
Abbotsford, BC                                 Relay for Life     
Abbotsford, BC                                 Recreation Centre Grand Opening     
Abbottsford, BC                                Celebrate Dads,     
Agassiz, BC                                       Story-time in the Park     
Barrie, ON                                         Mariposa Folk Festival     
Barrie, ON                                         Canada Day     
Brantford, ON                                   River Festival *                                      
Brantford, ON                                   Old Timey Festival*     
Burnaby, BC                                      Burnaby Heritage Museum*                                                           
Burnaby, BC                                      Whitecaps Family Day     
Burnaby, BC                                      Carousel Capers/ Canada Day*                                      
Burnaby, BC                                      Burnaby Village Canada Day     
Burnaby, BC                                      Burnaby Village Heritage Museum (Annually)     
Burnaby, BC                                      Burnaby Village Heritage Museum (Annually)  

Burnaby, BC                                      Lantern Festival & Carousel Capers    
Burnaby, BC                                      Lantern Festival & Carousel Capers    
Burnaby, BC                                      White Caps Family Day
Burns Lake, BC                                 Lakes District Fall Fair*                                                   
Burns Lake, BC                                 Muriel Mould School, SD91                                                                          
Burns Lake, BC                                 William Konkin Elementary School, SD91 
Burns Lake, BC                                 Decker Elementary School, SD91                                                               
Burns Lake, BC                                 Grassy Plains Elementary School, SD91       
Castlegar, BC                                    Sunfest   
Castlegar, BC                                    Sunfest, Selkirk Fireworks   
Chilliwack, BC                                  Humdinger RV Show & Sale                                      
Cloverdale, BC                                  Country Fair   
Cornwall, BC                                     Cornwall Fair   
Cornwall, BC                                     Festimonde & World Fest   
Cultus Lake, BC                                 Lindell Beach Resort*   
Delta, BC                                           Delta Arts Council   
Detroit / Windsor, ON                       Friendship Festival   
Detroit / Windsor, ON                       Friendship Festival   
Duncan / Cowichan                          Summer Festival*                                              
Duncan/Cowichan, BC                      Duncan Days Summer Festival