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Indie Folk

Experience the Wild with Spencer

Life is wild. We all know it. Spencer uses heartfelt lyrics to sing about this wild life. Spencer Hiemstra is a folk singer-songwriter and storyteller based on Vancouver Island. Taking inspiration from the ocean he sings songs about common challenges and always manages to bring an encouraging tone to each song. Spencer’s new album “The River” was released at the end of 2023 and adds to the themes of growth and change that were present in his debut album, “Wildlife”. His performance ties his songwriting to the stories that created them and he creates an intimate setting with his coastal indie-folk style paired with guitar or piano melodies layered on top. Spencer has performed in festivals such as Filberg Fest, Woodstove Festival and Mosaic Festival. With his band, Maverick Cinema, he has performed in festivals such as Rifflandia, Laketown Rock, Laketown Shakedown and 5 Acre Shaker. He has also completed multiple tours reaching as far as Montreal and back.

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