Tin Shack Creative

we’re about arts. community. events. change.


Come for a ride with us!

TinShack Creative is a small production company, focused on introducing emerging artists, thought-provoking performances and socially relevant events to build community spirit, resilience and capacity.

Currently based on Denman Island, Tish Backs & Kera McHugh have been involved with many Comox Valley events since their arrival in 2010. They bring with them over 35 years of active participation in the arts, event & music promotion, social change movements, peaceful activism and community-mindedness.


Coming Up with TSC and our partners:

New book by Mary Murphy gaining 5 stars!

We’re so excited to share that the new book we helped Mary Murphy publish is garnering great reviews! You can grab your own copy – Kindle or Paperback – on Amazon (any of them) with the ASIN B0BPBCVN14 Gliding seamlessly over the waves of genre diversity, within these 308 pages,

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James Gordon Returns to Denman Island… and beyond!

Like most touring musicians, it’s been a real challenge staying off the road during the pandemic. In fact, James Gordon’s new album ‘When I Stayed Home’ addresses that very issue as you can tell from the title. James loves Vancouver Island, and the kind people on your lovely island seem

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Big Island Book Fest

A fun collaboration with H. Wilson Books, Big Island Book Fest is a first of it’s kind event in the Comox Valley. Authors from around Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and the Sunshine Coast are welcomed to participate and gain new fans, as well as network with commercial support agencies

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Rachel Lark Returns!

We are tickled pink to bring you another opportunity to leave some inhibitions at the door and join us for a Pyjama Brunch and Acoustic Show with San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Rachel Lark. Rachel Lark has been featured on The Savage Lovecast and Salon.com and she tours regularly throughout the U.S.

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