Folk - Gabriola Island
Multi-talented entertainer Maxim Cossette delights you with his fun and engaging glimpses of life. His music will get you snapping your fingers, tapping your toes and may well swing you out onto the dance floor. As a solo performer on banjo or guitar, whether you know him as Maxim, Banjo Man, or Salvador Dali Lama, you’ll find his live performances are upbeat and entertaining.
Inspired by more than ten years of touring and performing across North America and Europe, his lyrics include nods to his encounters with downhill longboard racing, a life altering Burning Man experience and his sideways looks at life.
Max Cossette is Based on Gabriola Island, BC where he teaches banjo, guitar and ukulele. In the last fews years most of his stage time as been delivering unique jingles and poem introductions to as a super-host at music festivals around the province. Otherwise you might know him as “banjoman” musician to the downhill skateboard community, the only artist to have written an album completely about longboarding. Stylistically Max plays Old-Time style, Country, Blues, Swing, Surf and Rock and roll.