Rehearsal Hall Sessions: Matthew Presidente's Rainbow Tree

sat14dec8:00 pmsat9:00 pmRehearsal Hall Sessions: Matthew Presidente's Rainbow Tree8:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-08:00)


(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-08:00)


Evergreen Cultural Centre Rehearsal Hall

1205 Pinetree Way

Event Details


The celebrated Vancouver pianist/singer/songwriter brings his colourful new musical performance – Rainbow Tree – to Evergreen Cultural Centre this holiday season. A seasoned, queer-themed musician, Matthew shares his songs and stories in an uplifting musical journey that navigates the complexities of identity, love, and self-discovery. Drawing inspiration from iconic musicians such as Elton John, Freddie Mercury, and David Bowie, the show features songs from Matthew’s new album ‘Chosen Sun’, put into the context of queer history to tell a wonderful story of queer empowerment.

With catchy songs and poignant moments of introspection, “Rainbow Tree” explores themes of resilience and the importance of staying true to oneself. Featuring musical guests who represent different aspects of the queer experience, “Rainbow Tree” is a joyful celebration of diversity. Don’t miss this special musical performance that will be sure to touch the hearts of audiences, leaving them feeling inspired and uplifted.


Vancouver’s piano man, Matthew Presidente is a bold rock/pop songwriter. Whether performing solo or with his full band, the high energy piano-based performer connects with the crowd through passionate performances. 

Referred to as “one of — if not — the best singer/songwriters our LGBT scene has” by Xtra Magazine (Vancouver), Matty left his career to pursue music full-time in 2022 – he released 5 singles, toured BC, and recently received a Creative BC Career Development grant. In 2023 alone, he performed over 100 shows, including notable venues The Fox, The Chapel, The Shipyards and The Hollywood. He has been enthusiastically recognized on Pride stages across the province. He co-wrote/performed a musical, ‘Pretty Package Piano Bar’, for Kelowna Fringe with drag artists Toddy and Ella Lamaroux as well as a touring production supported by Heritage BC titled ‘Unicorns Reawakened’. 


Adults & Seniors: $25 | Students: $16

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