Francis Arevalo

Francis Arevalo is a Filipino artist-producer known for his personal storytelling, thoughtful messages, and colourful production. He creates to uplift, inspire, and energize his communities. His music has been described as if he has “found and embraced a truth deep within himself, that he sees the world not through rose-coloured glasses, but in shades of optimism, hope, and beauty” (DOMINIONATED). Whether through song or conversation, Francis is dedicated to collective growth through meaningful relationship. He is also a passionate mental health advocate whose journey battling bipolar disorder through music was the subject of a 2017 Vancouver Asian Film Fest award-winning documentary “The Lion”; for this, he was named one of the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health Top 150 Canadian mental health advocates of 2018. He also tells this story through song in his EP The Sound of Healing. He is currently working on his debut album Home, Grown for release Spring 2023. He is currently living in Vancouver on the traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Skwxwú7mesh & səl̓ilwətaʔɬ.