Total Entertainment Network represents a wide range of Vancouver and Whistler talent that truly represents the diversity of Canada. Capture the great Canadian spirit with colourful performers who portray a culture that is distinctly Canadian. Consider a dramatic Native welcome to open your conference or The Canadian Icons Show for your final night to give your delegates a taste of Canada.
The Canadian Icons celebrates the music of Canada’s 3 biggest stars: Michael Buble’, Celine Dion and Shania Twain. The show stars the charismatic Adam Lucas as Michael Buble’, powerhouse vocalist Tiffany Desrosiers as Celine Dion and seasoned entertainer Jeanette O’Keeffe as Shania Twain. Together with a full live band and dancers, the cast performs all of your favourite Canadian hits.
A Sentimental Journey will give your guests a truly Canadian experience. Our comedic Train Conductor and his bumbling Porter will take you on a nostalgic musical journey from romantic Quebec City to the C&W town of Calgary with the big city of Vancouver as the last stop.
Bang The Drum is perfect for a short, colourful and dramatic opening to a opening business session or a high energy gala dinner performance. The song was originally performed by Bryan Adams and Nelly Furtado during the Closing Ceremonies for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. The show features two dynamic vocalists with a multi-cultural drum troupe in a powerhouse performance the reflects the tapestry of Canada.
TENBC can provide a cast of Canadian characters including Mounties, East Coast Fishermen, French-Canadian Lumberjacks, Cowboys, Gold Rush Miners, Canuck Hockey Players, Bob & Doug Mackenzie and Crazy Captain George Vancouver himself. These interactive comedic characters stroll and mingle, breaking the ice and giving people something to talk about…not to mention the photo opportunities!
When you have international guests visiting Canada, having them greeted by two of Canada’s iconic Mounties gives the event a great Canadian look. But that is just the tip of the ice-berg! Nothing can kick off the event better that the Mountie characters from Mounties 101. These comedic Mounties are played by veteran improv comedians with long lists of credits and client testimonies behind them.
What better way to welcome your delegates to Canada than to have her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, address your guests? Mr. H.M. Massingbird, Royal Historian, says B.C.’s Carolyn Sadowska is the best impersonator of Queen Elizabeth II he has ever seen. Her irreverent and hilarious routines are tailored for your event.
Donna Huber, as Shania Twin, is the most successful tribute act in Canada, the United States and Europe. She has had numerous TV appearances including a Nationwide CBS Special, and has featured in The National Post, CMT Magazine, and appeared on National Enquirer TV.
Even the real Shania Twain commented “I thought that was me!” Donna is the best ‘Shania Twain Tribute’ out there.
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Fear No Ice is the world’s first and only performance ice sculpting company, created by Scott Rella, Kevin Roscoe and Peter Slavin. Since 1989 these champion ice sculptors have been competing and sculpting together all over the world. Together they have competed in over 10 world championships including the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway and Nagano, Japan. Their high impact, high energy show captures Canada’s True North.
Jocelyn Pettit is a vibrant fiddler, step-dancer, singer, and composer from the West Coast of British Columbia. She delivers an engaging and uplifting performance of original and traditional music, inspired by the Celtic and folk music cultures of Canada’s Cape Breton and Québec, Ireland, Scotland, Brittany (France), and Galicia (Spain). Whether as a solo fiddle player, duo with guitarist or full band, Jocelyn Pettit will provide a truly Canadiana experience.
A stirring rendition of O Canada and/or The Star Spangled Banner is the perfect beginning to your business session. In addition to being proper protocol, the national anthems set a warm tone for any opening ceremony. The Canadian National anthem is usually sung in both English and French giving international delegates a real sense of our country. Opening ceremonies can be enhanced with the Vancouver Police Pipe Band.
The Multicultural Drum Spectacular is perfect for a short, colourful and dramatic opening to an opening business session or a high energy performance presented between courses during a gala dinner. The drum ensembles include First Nations Drummers showcasing Canada’s Aboriginal culture plus the Chinese Lion Dance and a Japanese Drum Troupe celebrating Vancouver as the gateway to the Pacific Rim. The exciting percussion revue also includes Latin and Brazilian Drummers in addition to South Asian Dohl Drummers.
The New Shackletons are a high-energy, up-tempo, barn-burning duo/trio playing retro Rockabilly & Country versions of classic and contemporary music. The duo started out backing a number of artists on the BC Country scene and realized how well they performed together. Since then they have played festivals, weekly club residencies, and even barn dances. The New Shackletons also perform classic country tunes and country-infused pop songs that they’ve coined “Rebel Country”.
Looking to add some high-quality Canadian content to your event? Oh, Canada! is a great option. This game show is all about our amazing country….and the beauty of it is. Whether your guests are Canadian, American or visiting from overseas, there is an Oh, Canada! version graded perfectly for your audience. With custom questions and creative content, Oh Canada! is guaranteed to be a perfect match to your event and guests.
Peaks of Performance is an entertaining, inspirational and motivational musical revue featuring two dynamic singers and an energetic six member dance troupe. This choreographed high energy theatrical presentation showcases music and songs complementing the REACH FOR THE SUMMIT theme from classic songs like “Higher & Higher” by R&B Legend Jackie Wilson to today’s powerful pop tunes like “Try” by Pink.
Based in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, the RCMP “E” Division Pipe Band was formed in April, 2006, and is the newest of the seven RCMP Pipe Bands currently active in Canada.The band is comprised of both police and civilian volunteers from throughout British Columbia, who have come together to share and showcase their musical talent, and to bring the community closer to its national police force.
Runaway Lane is a fun, fast, rocking country act from Vancouver. Over the past few years the guys have performed at numerous major events including the Merritt Mountain Music Festival, Cloverdale Rodeo and The BC Lions Street Parties plus top C&W bars like Gabby’s & Roosters. Runaway Lane’s reputation for showmanship, big smiles, and great live performances continues to win over countless fans.
Spirit Song celebrates the heritage of Canada’s aboriginal people. It is a colourful, authentic revue that showcases songs, dances and rituals of many different First Nations peoples. These traditional elements can be combined with high energy songs from contemporary Native artists.
This colourful troupe has performed throughout B.C., across Canada, and internationally at cultural festivals in such countries as Switzerland, Taiwan, and Japan. They are well known for their presentations at the Hiwus Feast House on top of Grouse Mountain and have entertained many tourists with their beautiful mask dances. The dance group consists of elders and youth of the Squamish Nation.
White Thunder Dance Theatre was founded in 1987 by Champion Hoop dancer Gary Abbott. The goal of the group is to promote First Nations culture within their own culture and with all cultures. The theatre troupe, based in Chilliwack BC, is made up of dancers from all over our province. They have traveled and performed throughout North America sharing their songs.
Elder Bob Baker is an articulate moving speaker whose prayer song and welcome address will create the perfect opening for your event. The Talking Stick is a ceremonial carving that has been used by the Native community for generations. The holder of the Talking Stick is respectfully given the right to address the tribe. As part of Bob Baker’s welcome, he outlines the creatures carved into the Talking Stick and presents it to your MC or President.
Arnie Leon (Lek’hoosh) is a Sts’ailles First Nations artist who plays the traditional Native Flute. Flute playing has been a part of Aboriginal cultures from South America to the Arctic tundra. The flute was traditionally used in storytelling, courtship, healing and entertainment. Arnie creates a truly Canadian soundscape with his beautiful delicate sounds of the First Nations wooden flute.
The Tiller’s Folly performs a wonderful blend Canadian Celtic and Folk music that captures the spirit of British Columbia. Their songs tell stories from the early Voyageur days on the Mighty Fraser River to the exciting Gold Rush times of the early settlers and the early history of The B.C. Railway. Tiller’s Folly will provide the perfect background music for a welcome reception or an engaging final night concert.
Bagpipers are an impactful way to capture the attention of your guests. Members from The Vancouver Police Pipe Band offer a colourful spectacle in full highland regalia that dazzle young and old alike. The bagpipes alone command everyone’s attention at the first drone, not to mention the magnificent detail of their uniforms and presence.