The Bottomfeeders - News and Events

... and Other Shameless Self-Promotion

(My Gal Left Me for a ) Geoduck Clam and Clamdigger are featured in the award-winning documentary "3 Feet Under: Digging Deep for the Geoduck" which debuted in summer of 2003 at film festivals in Georgia, Oregon, the Da Vinci Film Festival, Los Angeles, and the Winslow Film Festival in Arizona.  For further details, see

Waterview was number 5 of the Top Picks on CBC's Galaxie FolkRoots satellite channel for December 2002.
In October it was number 11 on the playlist, and reached #25 for the year after 3 months on the air.

Gooseneck Barnacle Pickers was played on Rock'n'Roots, a syndicated radio show based in Woodstock NY
and was broadcast on 68 US radio stations in 20 states, and over 30 stations in Australia.
The September 15th show was a feature on Canadian music.

Waterview reached number 1 on the Top 50 Album List for March 2002 at CHLY-FM in Nanaimo,
where it stayed on the charts for the rest of the year.

At CFUV Victoria -  reached #11 in January, 2002.
Debuted at number 12 at CFBX Kamloops week of Feb 15, 2002 and stayed on the chart for a few weeks.

March 2002 - Waterview outsells Michael Jackson's latest CD 60 to 1! (at the Tofino Co-op Hardware Store)

February 6th, 2002 - Waterview released nationally by Spirit River Distribution

The CD numerous retail outlets, and also available on-line through,  and CDIsle.
For the nearest location, or to mail order it, click on the CD purchase (crab) below.


Check this site for the latest on dates and location of the next Bottomfeeders show


March 12 - Pacific Rim Whale Festival - Ucluelet, BC
June 24 - Wedding - Tin Wis Best Western Tofino, BC

Saturday, August 27 - Annual MUPSUP - Tofino Village Green, Tofino, BC
A Community salmon BBQ & benefit for Tofino Recreation Commission

Saturday, July 23rd - Ukee Days - Seaplane Base, Ucluelet, BC
Saturday, July 16th - Tall Ships Festival -Tofino Legion - Main St, Tofino, BC
The brigantine Lady Washington (the centrepiece of The Pirates of the Caribbean) and the privateer Lynx 
arrived with great fanfare, and a celebration at the Royal Canadian Legion. 
Brief  History                              Tall Ship Schedule

Friday, May 27 - Tofino Legion - Main St, Tofino, BC
Saturday, May 28 - 2005 Island Showcase -
Nanaimo, BC
 Mainstage - The Bailey Studio - 2373 Rosstown Road
A series of intimate evening performances by songwriters from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
March 14th, 11am - Pacific Rim Whale Festival - Chowder Chow Down
Ucluelet Recreation Hall, Ucluelet, BC

April 4th - North America Relais & Chateaux Congress - Wickanninish Inn
October 29th - Halloween Dance - Ucluelet Lodge, Ucluelet, BC
August 11 - Wabigoon Lake, Dryden, Ont
August 21 - The Baldachin Inn - wedding - Merrickville, Ont

Canada Day - July 1 - Village Green, Tofino, BC
June 4th - Ucluelet Lodge, Ucluelet, BC
April 17th - Errington Hall - Errington, BC

March 26th - Benefit for Strawberry Island Research Society - Tofino Legion
March 14th - Pacific Rim Whale Festival - Ucluelet, BC

- 2003 -
December 4 - Long Beach Lodge - Tofino, BC
October 25th - Royal Canadian Legion - Tofino, BC

August 23 - 3rd Annual West Coast Music Festival - Tofino, BC
July 12th -  Tofino  Royal Canadian Legion

May 17 - Cortes Island Oyster Festival - Manson's Hall, Cortes Island, BC
March 16 - Whalefest - Chowder Chowdown - Seaplane Base, Ucluelet, BC

March 15 - St. Patrick's Day - Tofino Legion
February 7th - Schooner Restaurant - Tofino, BC - Tofino's Community Children Center Benefit
- 2002 -
November 9 - Grand opening Tofino Community Hall, Tofino, BC
October 20 - The Queen's Hotel, Nanaimo, BC - celebrating CHLY-FM's 5th Birthday
October 19 - Vimy Hall, Duncan, BC
September 28 - The Sandbar Pub, Maquinna Lodge, Tofino BC
September 1 - Community salmon BBQ & benefit for Recreation Commission - Tofino Village Green
August 25 - 2nd Annual West Coast Music Festival, Tofino, BC
July 31 - Lasqueti Island Community Hall
July 28 - Ukee Days, Ucluelet, BC
March 30 - The Patricia Hotel, Nanaimo - headlining a benefit for CHLY-FM Radio Malaspina
March 23 - The Sandbar Pub, Maquinna Hotel, Tofino

February 6, 2002 - National Release of Waterview by Spirit River Distribution

The Mermaid's Underwater Costume Ball
The Fifth Annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival
Tin Wis Oyster Palace, Tin Wis Resort, Tofino
November 23, 2001

The Mermaid's Ball/ 5th Annual Clayoquot Oyster Festival

November 1, 2001 - CBC Radio One, Victoria - On The Island
The Bottomfeeders were the featured artists of the week on CBC's 'On The Island'

October 12, 2001  Local CD Release Party - Royal Canadian Legion, Tofino, BC

Album Cover - Waterview - by the Bottomfeeders

August 25th, 2001 The Bottomfeeders played at the first annual West Coast Music Festival, in Tofino
August 18, 2001 Tofino Recreation Committee Benefit, Village Green, Tofino, BC
March to July 2001 The Bottomfeeders recorded their first CD, 'Waterview' at Sundog Studios in Ucluelet, BC
March 23rd, 2001 Pacific Rim Whale Festival, Royal Canadian Legion, Tofino, BC

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