Rock The Shores 2018 Line-up announced!
JUST ANNOUNCED: The line-up for Rock The Shores 2018 is out featuring over 25 artists.
The return of the festival, following a short hiatus, includes an eclectic mix including Brian Wilson (founding member of the The Beach Boys and one of the great songwriters and producers of all time), Social Distortion, X Ambassadors, and a few names that are frequent headliners locally: The Sheepdogs, Jesse Roper, Kytami, Dirty Mountain and more. Not to mention from the “whatever happened to” department, The Bedouin Soundclash. No strangers to Top 40 radio back in the early 2000’s.
Keep yourself up to date with Rock The Shores 2018 for tickets, festival information and everything else Rock The Shores by visiting the official site at: www.rocktheshores.com
About Rock The Shores via RockTheShores.com
Atomique Productions officially launched as a company in 1999, but its roots trace back to the days of early childhood for founders Nick Blasko and Dimitri Demers.
Meeting at Sundance Elementary School in the eighties, the two bonded over cartoons and lego, interests that were later joined by a shared passion for skateboarding and live local music.
Playing on their musical aspirations, in their early 20s Blasko and Demers started and managed bands, booked gigs, DJed their way from the Gulf Islands to Washington state, and helped throw some of the biggest events Victoria had ever seen. These feats paved the way for Atomique.
When the company did come to be, little did the pair know it would gain national recognition for its commitment to supporting up-and-coming bands, as well as its dedication to tracking down some of the biggest names to play Victoria, BC.
In an industry dominated by corporate promoters, Atomique remains proudly independent and understands the importance of supporting our community and working with local businesses to develop Vancouver Island’s arts culture.
While more and more festivals strive to book bands, Rock The Shores does its best to impress while realizing there’s still room for growth. However, with determination, hard work, field experience, and help from island friends, Rock The Shores aims to become a flawlessly executed, homegrown rock festival featuring some of the best bands spanning the globe.
As for now, we’re cool with being a festival that’s easily affordable, easily accessible, and easily the most epic weekend of the summer on the island.
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