Cochrane Food Fest Stage


Everyone is invited to the table at the Cochrane Food Fest!

Enjoy delicious food and drinks crafted by local vendors, along with live entertainment and family-friendly activities!


12:15 – 1:15pm

Ashley Ghostkeeper

Ashley Ghostkeeper is a Metis-Cree Country Artist born in High Level AB, raised in Red Deer, AB. Nominated for an Official Country Music Alberta Award in 2023 for “Fan’s Choice”. She was born into a family of singers and songwriters and is heavily influenced by their love of music. A natural storyteller, Ashley’s music connects with her listeners at a deeper level of meaning, and healing while staying true to her country roots. At 8 years old, she began writing and singing her own songs drawing inspiration from artists such as Miranda Lambert, Sara Evans, and The Chicks. The classic 90s country sound helped to carve her honest, down to earth style with an early 2000s country feel. Ashley’s unique singing style encompasses a feeling of sensitivity with a blissful melodic twang.

2023 will see the release of the final single of her debut EP and the establishment of the next phase of Ashley’s musical journey!

Alex Hughes is in Arizona!

1:45 – 2:45pm

Alex Hughes

Canadian country artist Alex Hughes is a powerhouse of pure soul and grit, boasting a
voice that packs a punch and leaves audiences wanting more. With classic country
melodies infused with pop beats, her captivating and timeless sound is a true testament
to her musical roots. A 2022 Horizon Female artist of the year nominee for Country
Music Alberta, Alex has made a name for herself in the Canadian country music scene,
gracing the stages of iconic venues such as The House of Blues on Sunset Strip,
Tootsies in Nashville, and Nashville North at The Calgary Stampede. She’s also opened
for talented artists like Aaron Pritchett, George Canyon, Kenny G, and Babyface,
leaving audiences in awe with her passionate vocals and commanding stage presence.
With her music gaining significant attention and her highly-anticipated full-length album
in the works, Alex is poised to become a major force in the country music world,
captivating audiences with her impressive talent and genuine passion for her craft. For
more information on Alex visit

3:15 – 4:15pm

Austin O’Keefe
Austin T. O’keefe, a 26-year-old talented musician currently residing in the vibrant city of Calgary. Originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Austin’s love for country music has been an integral part of his life from a young age.
Forming a band named “Austin T. O’keefe and his Nostalgia Cowboys,” he has embarked on a journey to share his passion for country music with the world. Through captivating performances and soulful melodies, Austin strives to uphold the legacy of this cherished genre, ensuring it thrives for generations to come.
Inspired by the beauty of Calgary and its lively music scene, Austin infuses his music with heartfelt emotions and genuine stories. Whether strumming his acoustic guitar or leading his band, he remains dedicated to preserving the essence of country music.
As he continues to grow and evolve as an artist, Austin T. O’Keefe remains committed to making his mark in the Calgary music scene while preserving the heart and soul of country music. Keep an eye out for this rising star as he brings his undeniable talent and passion to stages near and far.
Anna Lewis

4:30 – 5:30pm

Anna Lewis

Anna Lewis is a country music singer/songwriter from Calgary, AB. With influences like Maren Morris and Kacey Musgraves, Lewis brings her own twist to the country pop genre of music. Playing her own original tunes, along with many known covers, she is able to engage audiences in a great night of music! Lewis has played shows all over Alberta, including Half Hitch Brewery in Cochrane and Sorso Lounge in Airdrie. She also holds a residency at the Gravity Espresso & Wine bar in Calgary, where she connects with other local artists to share original songs on Thursday nights. Given the buzz off her first single, Lewis has been featured on CBC’s “Calgary Eyeopener” and on the Studio B “Made in Alberta” podcast, which are both available on Spotify. She has also been a featured artist on the Live Country Music Sessions hosted in the UK. Anna Lewis’ first single, “Me, Myself & Wine”, is currently available for streaming across all platforms and playing on Sirius XM’s Top of the Country channel, as well as other Canadian Country Radio stations.

6 – 7pm

The Found House Band