Rian Peters better known by his stage name IAMTHELIVING, hails from Peckham, South East London, United Kingdom but now calls Vancouver, Canada his home. His musical background boasts a wealth of diverse experience, a distinct voice that stands alone, and the ability to create music that speaks volumes. Rians’ strength lies in his art; singer, songwriter, visionary, and all-round performer, his stage presence and creative drive echo many great artists who have come before him.
The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 500 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city and a pop-up festival site on Brighton Beach. It’s a unique opportunity to discover new artists and see them in an intimate setting before they go on to headline major festival stages.