September 18, 19 & 20, 2015

Axis Mundi Harvest is a celebration of music and culture, as well as autumn and winter adventure sports. Utilizing the City of Revelstoke’s widely diverse network of indoor and outdoor venues, activities will include:

  • A downtown fringe festival and street mall featuring local, national and international artists, music workshops and jams, family events, and a Farmer’s Market and seasonal food fair
  • A lecture series featuring mountain culture stories, icons & environmentalists
  • Adventure activities such as climbing, rafting, cycling and paddling, both self-guided and through professionally licensed adventure companies.
  • Check out the Glacier Grind Ultra Race & Relay happening on September 19th!
  • Film and adventure photography including a time lapse photo alley
  • Adventure gear market
  • Community projects
  • Main stage concerts at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Walk Off The Earth

Ashley MacIsaac

The Floozies

Adham Shaikh

Aspen Switzer



Stone Soup featuring Beverley Peacock

Buckman Coe

Chandra Crawford

Kid’s Drumming Workshop featuring David Thiaw

Dominique Fraissard

Greg Hill



Jamie Andrew

Six String Nation

Les Copeland

a Million Dollars in Pennies

Little Hurricane

Little Hurricane

The Nyundo School Road Show

Rachelle van Zanten

Rodney DeCroo

Severn Cullis-Suzuki

Sherman “TANK” Doucette

Sticky Fingers

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

The Walkervilles

Free SUP & Kayak demos

Free Clinic : Intro to Paddling

Free Clinic : Rescue Response

Free Backwood Demos of the TrailRider

Guided Mountain Bike Tours

Revelation Amphitheatre Main Stage Schedule

Day6:00 PM7:30 PM9:15 PM11:00 PM
Saturday, September 19thHighsBaskeryWalk Off The EarthAdham Shaikh & The Outworld Orkestra
Sunday, September 20thLittle HurricaneSticky FingersAshley MacIsaacThe Floozies


Friday Fringe Schedule

FridayGrizzly PlazaLast DropChubby FunstersRegent PubVillage IdiotRPAC
6:00 PMSherman TANK Doucette
6:15 PM
6:30 PM
6:45 PM
7:00 PMRadical Reels Film Festival
7:15 PMThe Nyundo School Road Show
7:30 PM
7:45 PM
8:00 PM
8:15 PM
8:30 PM Buckman Coe
8:45 PM
9:00 PM
9:15 PMGroundersTequila Mockingbird Orchestra
9:30 PMAspen SwitzerRachelle van Zanten
9:45 PM
10:00 PM
10:15 PM
10:30 PM
10:45 PM
11:00 PMThe WalkervillesRodney DeCroo Trio
11:15 PMLes CopelandDominique Fraissard
11:30 PM
11:45 PM
12:00 AM
12:15 AM
12:30 AM


Saturday Daytime Schedule

Saturday Grizzly PlazaLast DropRegent PubUnited Church C3 ChurchModern CafeRMRThe Cube
8:30 AMAdventure Market
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:00 AMSix String Nation
10:30 AM
11:00 AMKid's Drumming Workshop with David Thiaw
11:30 AMStone Soup
12:00 PMNyundo School Road Show
12:30 PM
1:00 PMJamie Andrew LectureDominique Fraissard
1:30 PMStone Soup
2:00 PMElectro-Acoustic Shake Down
2:30 PMKid's Drumming Workshop with David Thiaw
3:00 PMChandra Crawford
3:30 PMThe Walkervilles with TANK Doucette
4:00 PMStone Soup Community Meal
4:30 PMTeen's Mountain Run
5:00 PMWomen's Mountain Run

Sunday Daytime Schedule

Sunday Grizzly PlazaGrizzly PlazaLast DropRegent PubUnited ChurchC3 ChurchModern CafeR.P.A.C.R.M.R.
10:00 AMHundred Mile Harvest Market
Edible Mushroom Tour
Adventure MarketSix String Nation
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
12:00 PMKid's Drumming Workshop with David Thiaw
12:30 PM
1:00 PMGreg Hill LectureSix String Nation
1:30 PMa Million Dollars in Pennies
2:00 PMHighsSevern Cullis-Suzuki
2:30 PMNyundo School Road Show Gospel Performance
3:00 PMTrad to Rad Workshop
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PMKid's Mountain Run
5:00 PMMen's Mountain Run

Note:  schedules subject to change

Come check it out! It’s no secret that downtown Revelstoke will be pumping with community activities and music workshops throughout the weekend with lots to do, see and hear. But we’re also bringing together a bunch of adventure sport related enterprises at our Adventure Market to showcase their products and services, giving you ample opportunity to discover your next great outdoor passion. Here, you’ll also have access to vital information about such topics as avalanche awareness and back country safety, and the opportunity to attend an informal indoor presentation by internationally recognized guest speakers whose topics range from extreme mountain sports to the environment and our social responsibility to the planet. Who wants to miss that?!

The Adventure Market will be located along McKenzie Ave from Victoria Rd to 2nd Street with adventure sport operators and gear providers lining both sides of the street. You’ll also find local, organic and healthy foods along with handcrafted goods available for purchase at the Revelstoke Farm and Craft Market. We’ve also included a few non-profit groups and community organizations which will be promoting their own initiatives so if you’re feeling the love, please don’t hesitate to help out a local worthy cause or group as you meander through the area.

Downtown Revy is where it’s all at for Saturday and Sunday daytime activities so plant your feet on the street and we’ll see you there!

Market Map


Free SUP & Kayak demos

Free Clinic : Intro to Paddling

Free Clinic : Rescue Response

Free Backwood Demos of the TrailRider

Guided Mountain Bike Tours

The essence of the Axis Mundi Festival (September 18-20, 2015) is represented in the four pillars the festival platform is built on: Community, Environment, Culture and Adventure. Falling under all four of these categories is a festival event that celebrates food. The Hundred Mile Harvest Market, planned for the Sunday of the festival, recognizes that food is an essential part of community and that regional products are a great way to reduce carbon footprint. Food is a culture onto itself and sampling new fare can make for incredible taste adventures. Drawing a 100 mile radius around Revelstoke, you find an area remarkable for the fare it produces – fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, meats, wines and beers, and more.   The circle is a veritable cornucopia of flavour and variety. Axis Mundi Harvest is reaching out to producers in the radius to participate in the event, creating an atmosphere where festival goers and foodies can sample, learn about and purchase products from regional producers.

The 100 Mile Harvest Market will be located at Grizzly Plaza, downtown Revelstoke and will run from 10am to 3pm on Sunday, September 20th. Workshops, demos and live entertainment will also be part of the mix.

It’s mushroom season!  Join experienced edible fungi hunters and fun guys Lee DeBruin and Doug Airey on the hunt for mushrooms on the trails around Revelstoke.

There will be two guided tours, one at 10:30 AM and one at 1:00 PM on the festival Sunday.  Each tour limited to 12 people each.  To reserve a spot contact:

Bon Appetit!

Electro-Acoustic Shake Down | Saturday, September 19th | 2 pm

The Last Drop – 200 3 St W, Revelstoke, BC

Buckman Coe and Adham Shaikh

Buckman Coe has been fusing lifestyle and art as he has been developing his unique coastal sound.  Yoga, organic food and communal projects are at the forefront of his daily routine. When he selected a producer for his latest recording project, he chose Adham Shaikh. Adham is a Juno Nominated electro/digital world music fusion artist and producer from the Kootenays. The Electro-Acoustic Shake Down is a jam session of 2 guys who have been playing around in the studio and laying down some pretty incredible tracks.

Trad to Rad | Sunday, September 20th | 3 pm

The Last Drop – 200 3 St W, Revelstoke, BC

Baskery and Ashley MacIsaac

An exploration of how artists weave traditional music into contemporary compositions. Ashley MacIsaac refers to the great Buddy MacMaster as one of his biggest influences and Cape Breton as the back drop to much of his music. Baskery, while coming from Sweden, draws much of their musical styling from Americana roots. Once the songs are performed, it all makes sense, but how do they get there?

Kid’s Drumming Workshops with David Thiaw

Saturday, September 19th | 11 am & 2:30 pm

Sunday, September 20th | 12 pm & 2 pm

United Church – 314 Mackenzie Ave, Revelstoke, BC

David Thiaw and Kids

David Thiaw’s drumming workshops for children focus on playing drums, but always with the ultimate objectives of developing rhythmic awareness, musicianship and artistic sense. Kids learn how to drum and use voice on choreographical sequences and/or dances. Somewhere amongst it all, David will gradually introduce information and ideas about cultures – his culture, the students’ cultures, and other cultures. The seeds are being sown for an understanding of what David calls Cultural Universals – the ways of being which bind all people.  Cultural Universals are what people do – with what they have – wherever they live – to express the needs and emotions which all people have.


Men’s – Azazel (King of the Devils) Ages – 17 and over

Sunday, September 20th – 5:00 pm, Revelation Lodge

No entry fee but a festival wristband is required to enter.

Test your mettle and your muscles on this vertical sprint up Mount MacKenzie for as high as you can climb in 5 minutes. Dig deep – the devil’s fiery tongue is licking at your heels!!

Prize: Details coming soon…….

“This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose to live life this way. I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, ‘aw shit, he’s up!” 
― Steve MaraboliUnapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience


Devil’s Club Challenge

Women’s – Lilith (the Demoness) – Ages 17 and over

Saturday, September 19 – 5:00 pm, Revelation Lodge

No entry fee but a festival wristband is required to enter.

Release the she-beast within you in a mad dash skywards, leaving mere mortals behind to eat your she-devil dust. Not for the faint of heart, but open to all who dare to climb just a little bit higher than the pack.

Prize: A lululemon Running Gear Package which includes a Run All Day Back Pack, Ultimate Padded Run Socks and a Pure Focus Glass Water Bottle – combined value $160.

“My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson


Devil’s Club Challenge

Teens – Beelzebub (Devil of Gluttony) – Ages 13-17

Saturday, September 19 – 4:30 pm, Revelation Lodge

No entry fee but a festival wristband is required to enter.

Calling all young devils who dare to challenge the elements and themselves! Get your cleats on, get the lead out, and get to the top before your adversaries. To the devil with them all!

Prize: Details coming soon…….

“It doesn’t really matter if you are left behind the back, but what matters is your capacity to pull and push everyone by your way to get to the front.” 
― Michael Bassey Johnson


Devil’s Club Challenge

Kids – Imp (Child Demon) – Kids 12 and under

Sunday, September 20 – 4:30 pm, Revelation Lodge

No entry fee but a festival wristband is required to enter.

Let’s unplug and get moving, kids! How far can you run up a mountain in 5 minutes?? All it takes is a bit of grit and determination and you’ll be set for a full set of activities next summer at the Sky Trek Adventure Park plus you can take one of your impish little friends along with you.

Prize: 2 Season’s Passes to the Sky Trek Adventure Park in 3 Valley Gap. Value: $200.

“Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.” ― Russell Brand

Stone Soup – Sponsored by Revelstoke Pharmasave

Saturday, September 20th | 11:30 am & 1:30 pm

Downtown Revelstoke (Mackenzie Avenue and Victoria Road)

Come together in a fun and interactive adaptation of the fabled Stone Soup Tale led by Caravan Farm Theatre alumni, Bev Peacock. Set amidst the hustle and bustle of Saturday’s downtown activities and the Axis Mundi Adventure Market, this time honored folk story demonstrates the value of community and working together to achieve a common goal. Children of all ages are welcome to participate in this free theatrical production, performing as the residents of town tricked by a hungry stranger into combining their individual resources. No acting experience required, just a willingness to join in to help tell this heartwarming tale, based on cooperation and sharing. All ingredients will be supplied.


The Stone Soup production will take place at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm on Saturday, September 19th in the downtown core Adventure Market area, culminating in a Community Meal at 4:00 pm at the Revelstoke United Church, located at 314 MacKenzie Ave. Donations of product and cash to help support the Revelstoke Food Bank will be gratefully accepted at the Stone Soup enactment.


You could win! 

2 Adult 2015 Axis Mundi Harvest festival passes
3 nights deluxe accomms for the festival weekend
Festival swag bag

Draw Date Friday, September 11th, 2015.

Odds in winning dependent on number of entries received.

A winning contestant who has already purchased tickets will have pre-purchased tickets refunded.

Must be 19 years or older to enter.

Enter Below

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