David Somers

Lead Guitar/Vocalist

Born and raised in Ireland, David moved with his family to the Comox Valley in 1992. A love for song fuels his writing and performing. His CD “At the End of the Day” is an equal mix of original songs and unique arrangements of traditional Irish songs. David performs solo shows as well as shows with his band, Celtic Cargo Cult.

David Hext

Bass Guitar/Vocals

A guitarist and drummer in other parts of his musical life, long time Valley resident David Hext takes on Bass Guitar and vocals with what he calls his ‘bash on regardless’ style of play. David’s energy and humour are at the heart of the character of the band.

Chris Manuel

Lead Guitar

Chris sites his influences as ranging from the Monkees to Thelonius Monk. Chris brings all these influesnce to traditional Irish music