Folk \ Alternative \ Rock
Bryan Power is the Artistic Director of Lawnya Vawyna Music Festival and the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival in St John’s Newfoundland. In 2017 he launched Wonderland Music Co, a music management service for Newfoundland musicians. Artistically, he is a singer/songwriter and the motor behind alt-folk band Pilot to Bombardier. He has worked with the Wreckhouse Jazz Festival, Mile One Centre and countless film and television productions. He is a juror for ECMA, FACTOR and MusicNL.
Lawnya Vawnya is a non-profit arts organization who’s mandate is to present multidisciplinary collaborative artistic experiences with a strong focus on new independent music; and to produce a multi-day festival of music and art each spring in downtown St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Through our diverse programming we invite our audience to engage with music and art in an inclusive and innovative way.
We support artistic excellence of emerging local performers. We look to foster connections between local and visiting artists. We support quality performances and professional development to further their artistic careers. We value volunteerism and community engagement. We showcase an already vibrant music and arts community and help further position St. John’s on a national and international cultural map.